Useful Links for Young People

Here are some links to organisations that we feel young people should be aware of. We also have a page where you can find out more about local youth groups

If you are facing a really difficult situation, remember there are people who care about you and want to help. Speak to your parents, teachers, youth workers, a member of Step or someone else you trust.


The NSPCC has a 24 hour phone line (0800 1111) you can call for free if you ever need someone to talk to about an issue you are facing, whether it be depression, drugs and alcohol, abuse or something else. Their website has other information to help you and details of other ways you can contact them.

If you need advice on anything to do with self harming, whether it is for you or a friend, please do visit their website. They are experts in dealing with this issue. 

Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter was set up to support young people who have lost someone close to them. Their website has loads of resources to help you express your grief and begin to manage it positively. You can also talk to them via online chat, email ( or their free helpline (0808 802 0111)