The following websites and telephone numbers provide extra support regarding a range of safeguarding issues. Click on the links below to find out more about each service.
This is Calderdale’s Children and Adolescent Mental Health service. You can self-refer to this service if you are a young person, parent or anyone who works with a child/young person (Ideally a professional who knows the child well).
Website - How to Refer: https://calderdalecamhs.org.uk/how-to-refer/
Kooth (for age 10 - 25).
A free, safe, anonymous online counselling and support service for ages 10-25. When you need to talk to someone confidentially about what is bothering you.
Overnight support in West Yorkshire 8pm-8am
Call 0300 2003900
Text 07984 392700
It's for young people or parents/carers who
- Feel you have nowhere to turn
- Feel you can’t go on living
- Are in a crisis
- Are finding it hard to cope with life
- Are feeling angry, lonely, anxious or depressed
- Are feeling confused or finding it hard to think straight
- Are feeling unsafe
- Are caring for a young person
- Just want to talk
For ages 10 - 19.
A space to relax, socialise and take part in a range of activities.
What is on locally and who to contact if you need help?
Looking to make friends?
Branching Out – Humankind
For ages 10 - 21.
If you are using alcohol, drugs, solvents or tobacco at any level and need help you can contact Branching Out.
You will get confidential help and support.
Telephone: 01422 415550 (option 2).
LGBTQ – Identity Youth Group
For ages 12 - 18.
A group for LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer/questioning) young people and offers information, advice and support sessions.
Telephone: 01422 371993
You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small.
However you choose to contact us, you are in control. It is confidential and you do not have to give your name if you do not want to.
Telephone: FREE on 0800 1111
We are here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
If you need a response immediately, it is best to call us on the phone, which is FREE to call.
You do not have to be suicidal to call us.
Telephone: FREE helpline number 116 123
NSPCC Sexual Abuse Helpline
A dedicated helpline for children and young people who have experienced sexual harassment or abuse at school, and for worried adults and professionals that need support and guidance.