Useful Links

Pregnancy Choices Norfolk (King’s Lynn Centre)

Contact: Manager
Address: Old Market Street King’s Lynn Norfolk PE30 1NL
Telephone 0845 230 0123
Email: info@pregnancy-choices.org.uk
Website: www.pregnancy-choices.org.ukA charitable organisation offering:

  •  Free pregnancy testing, information, advice and support
  •  Confidential and practical support to anyone facing an unplanned or difficult pregnancy
  •  Free baby equipment & clothing
  •  Free counselling for anyone in distress following a termination, miscarriage or stillbirth
  •  Pre & post termination support (Clients can also be referred for an NHS funded termination if necessary)
  •  Chlamydia screening
  •  Free condoms
  •  Part of the C-Card scheme.

E-Safety Awareness

Not sure where to look for advice to keep your child safe when using all the latest gadgets?  Take a look at the following web-sites:

http://www.besafeonline.org   –   is a web-site for teachers and parents regarding online safety

http://www.ceop.gov.uk  –   gives information on staying safe online and provides a facility for reporting abusive contact

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk – provides information for young people on how to stay safe online.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN –  If you have concerns about the safety or well-being of any child or young person please contact Norfolk County Council – 0344 800 8014

Advice for Young People

 

There4me.com
Confidential online advice, including ‘real time’ talk with an NSPCC adviser.
Subjects covered range from bullying, relationships, drugs and exams.

Thehideout.org.uk
The Hideout provides help, information and support for children and young people concerned about violence at home.

Need2know.co.uk
Information portal for teenagers with an online magazine and signposting to other useful websites. Sections include health, relationships, money, travel and the law.

Childline.org.uk / 0800 1111
Any worries or concerns Free calls 24 hours a day 7 days a week
http://myteenissues.com/ a
A place for teenagers to come to for help and advice on a variety of issues.

Drugs and Alcohol

Talktofrank.com
Information and advice about drugs.
Helpline 0800 77 66 00 / frank@talktofrank.com

Solveitonline.co.uk
Information and advice about solvents, the misuse of, consequences and legal implications.
Helpline 01536 510010 / Mobile 07973 875413

Sniffing.org.uk
Solvent Abuse Helpline – 01785 810762

Drugs.org.uk
Information and advice about drugs and alcohol. This website can direct you to local organisations that can offer support and information.

The Mathew Project

www.mathewproject.org

A 24/7 telephone helpline for everyone within Norfolk & Suffolk who need support or have questions on drugs and alcohol. Dynamic education so young people understand the risks of drugs and alcohol. Free, confidential help. Honest, accurate and appropriate information. Support for parents and families of drug or alcohol users.

Adults

0800 764754

Under18 (Norfolk)

0800 970 4866

Text 07797 800966

Sexual Health

Brook.org.uk
Information about sexual health, contraception and other services for young people.

Ruthinking.co.uk
For young people aged 12-18. The website gives information on contraception, sex and relationships. Allows you to search for services anywhere in the UK.

Likeitis.org
Website for 11-15 year olds, providing advice on issues such as contraception, periods, teenage pregnancy, sex and sexuality.
Tel 0800 28 29 30 / Open from 7am-12.00am every day

Homelessness

Getconnected.org.uk
One-stop helpline for young people, especially anyone who is thinking of running away or leaving home, or who has left home.

Helpline: 0808 808 4994 open 1pm-11pm seven days a week, callers can then be connected to the most appropriate organisation to talk to for free.

Eating Disorders

Beat – 08456 347650
Help and assistance for young people with Eating Disorders

1-2-1 messenger service 5.30 – 7.30 Mon – Thurs
http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Health

NHS Direct
Any health concern 0845 4647 – 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Mental Health

Youngminds.org.uk / 020 7336 8445
Information, advice ,counselling and training.

Mind.org.uk / 0845 766 0163
Information, advice, counselling, training, career opportunities and volunteering.

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

There is a new site for young people who feel that they may benefit from counselling. The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics. Every counsellor on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body online with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.

Bullying

Beyondbullying.com
Information, advice and support

Kidscape.org.uk / 020 7730 3300
Information, advice and support.

Places to go in other counties

Peterborough
www.youthcandoit.org.uk

Northamptonshire
www.northamptonshire.childrensservicedirectory.org.uk/

Lincolnshire
www.go4itinlincs.org

Leicester
www.activities4u.org


Young Carers

www.norfolkcarers.org.uk

General Information

www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm
www.thesite.org/homelawandmoney/law/yourrights/isitlegal

Domestic Violence

www.womensaid.org.uk
www.thehideout.org.uk

Anti Social Behaviour

www.respect.gov.uk