Useful Links

Want to know more? Here you’ll find links to lots of other websites that you might find useful or interesting. Whether you’re a young person, a parent or a teacher these sites offer lots of information about a whole range of topics and issues affecting children and young people.

Emergency Contacts

Childline – Free and confidential advice for children and young people in the UK

Samaritans – Provides confidential emotional support support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings

Young Minds – The voice of young people’s mental health and well being

Health      

NHS Choices – Your health, your choices

Sex & Relationships

Gay Youth UK – Are committed to providing a range of information on a variety of topics that we feel are important for young people today

Stop Domestic Violence Now – Women’s Aid have created a space to help children and young people.

Family

Family Lives – Support for parents. Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life

Getting Involved – What, Where and How

1 Big Database – Local online directory of information on play, leisure facilities, family supportr, health and much more

The Prince’s Trust – The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives.

Somewhere To – Somewhere To is a nationwide project to help young people find the space they need to do the things they love within sport, culture and the arts

British Youth Council – Empowering young people across the UK to have a say and be heard

Looked After Children

A National Voice – National Voice is an organisation run for and by young people

Voice – Is an independent national charity committed to empowering children and young people in care and in need and campaigning for lasting change to improve their lives.

Advocacy

The National Youth Advocacy Service – The NYAS offers information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children and young people in England and Wales.

Voice – Is an independent national charity committed to empowering children and young people in care and in need and campaigning for lasting change to improve their lives.

Disability

Mencap Bath and District – Mencap Bath and District works to help make a positive difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families.

Kids – Kids works with disabled children, young people and their families across England.

Time 2 Share – Time 2 Share volunteers provide a befriending service to disabled children and their families since 1972.

Mencap – Mencap works in partnership with people with a learning disability and all our services support people to live life as they choose.

Rainbow Resource – Rainbow Resource is Bath and North East Somerset’s Guide for Children with Additional Needs

Young Carers

Prince’s Royal Trust Young Carers – Offers support and advice to young people who care for a family member at home.

Local Charities 

Julian House – Information about charity organisation based in Bath for the homeless people of the area.

Mentoring Plus – trains and supports adult volunteer mentors, matching them one to one with each young person. They work together through problems, build confidence and try new things.

Relate – UK’s largest provider of relationship counselling and sex therapy which delivers its services through a Federation of local, independent, charities.


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