Useful Contacts for Young People

Support, Counselling and Advice Services for Young People

Counselling and Support Services –

Childline

Free, confidential advice service for children and young people, under 19.

Phone: 0800 1111

Live Chat: 1-2-1 counsellor chat

Video Chat: SignVideo (sign with a BSL interpreter)

Email: from your locker

Lifeline

The Northern Ireland crisis response helpline for anybody who is experiencing distress or despair.

Phone: 0808 808 800

Textphone: (Deaf and hard of hearing users) 1800108088088000

Samaritans

Confidential support for anyone in distress.

Phone: 116123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Drug and Alcohol Advice –

FRANK

Confidential advice on drugs.

Phone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Email

Live Chat service

In Care –

VOYPIC (Voice of Young People in Care)

Working to improve the lives and outcomes for children and young people in care.

To contact your local office or to fill in an online contact form click here.

LGBTQ+ –

Belfast Trans Resource Centre

Support, information and guidance for Transgender, Non-binary or Questioning young people.

Phone: 0300 302 3202

Email: support@transgenderni.org.uk

Cara-Friend

Support and guidance on any LGBTQ+ issue.

Phone: (028) 9089 0202

Email: admin@cara-friend.org.uk

Sexual Health –

Common Youth

Free, confidential sexual health advice and contraception services for young people.

Phone: 028 9032 8866

Email: hello@commonyouth.com

Your Rights –

NI Commissioner for Children and Young People