Where can I get support?

Young people

Name: Gloucestershire Child Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 
Website:  https://cayp.ghc.nhs.uk/

What do they do?:  Mental Health support for children and young people aged 18 and under. We are a specialist emotional wellbeing and specialist mental health service for all children and young people registered with a GP in Gloucestershire.


Name: Kooth
Website: https://www.kooth.com/

What do they do?:  Free, anonymous confidential online counselling, information and magazine, discussion boards and goal setting app for all young people aged 11 -18

Name: Gloucestershire Young Carers
Website: www.glosyoungcarers.org.uk
Contact options:  01452 733060

What do they do?: Support for young carers aged under 25  in Gloucestershire. Offers support groups and activities, opportunities to talk in confidence with someone, training and carers forum.


Name: tic+
Website: www.ticplus.org.uk
Contact options: 01594 546117 open daily except Saturdays (check website for times) or mob 07977 334433

What do they do?: Online and face to face counselling for young people aged 9-21  in Gloucestershire and support for parents


Name: Young Gloucestershire
Website: www.youngglos.org.uk
Contact options: hello@youngglos.org.uk 01452 501008

What do they do?: Support for disadvantaged young people aged 25 and under in Gloucestershire. Support with training, employment or education.


Name: Gloucestershire Youth Support Team
Website: http://youthsupportteam.co.uk/
Contact options: 01452 415707  or 01242 242825 or email info.glos@prospects.co.uk

What do they do?: Information and support for young people around housing, careers advice, health, education, employment and training, offending and homelessness


Name: The Mix
Website:  https://www.themix.org.uk/
Contact options: 0808 808 4994 11am- 11pm everyday Text service: 80849 Free calls and text. Texts usually answered within 24 hours. They also have a free downloadable app.

What do they do?: Support for people under the age of 25 for a wide range of difficulties from mental health to homelessness etc. Emotional support regarding any topic and sign-posting to appropriate sources of specialist help from their 'database of 10,000 trusted organisations' Under 25. Nationwide.


Name: Gloucestershire Nightstop
Website: www.gloucestershirenightstop.org.uk
Contact options: admin@gloucestershirenightstop.org.uk 01452 331330

What do they do?: Need to be referred from another agency - but if you call they can help you with the process. Provides emergency and temporary housing for young homeless (16-25) across Gloucestershire. For 16-25 year olds who need emergency housing, have no dependents, low risk and low support needs, no alcohol/ drugs.

Name: Bullying UK
Website: www.bullying.co.uk
Contact options: 0808 800 2222 Free from Landlines, open 7am-Midnight

What do they do?
: Advice on all aspects of bullying, with specific sections for young people, parents and those experiencing bullying at work. Offers Helpline, Email, Online, work with young people, local services. Confidential service. Users who are struggling with bullying and using self-harm as a coping method. Advice and support for parents. Nationwide

Name: Young Minds
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk
Contact options: check out their website

What do they do?: Supporting young people with mental health problems and empowering their parents and carers. Website has audio files, podcasts, downloadable booklets. 

Name: ChildLine
Website: www.childline.org.uk
Contact options: Phone: 0800 1111 open all day everyday, Webchat

What do they do?: You can contact ChildLine about anything. No problem is too big or too small. Whatever your worry it's better out than in. There are several different ways you can get in touch with us.


Name: Brook Sexual Health Young People
Website:  www.brook.org.uk
Contact options: Locate local telephone numbers using the website. 24 hour website help: https://www.brook.org.uk/our-services/ask-brook-a-question-24-7

What do they do?: Free, confidential sexual health advice and services for young people under 25. Specific support and information around sexual health issues. Nationwide.


Name: Prince’s Trust
Contact options:  Freephone 0800 842 842

What do they do?: Information and support for Young People to help with education, training and qualifications.