one-to-one counselling, group work drop-in sessions for young people at risk in the community
Call Freephone 0800 1111 or speak to other young people on the message board.
Sexual violence services to adults, children and young people across Southend, Essex and Thurrock. Victims can refer online or Call: 03000 03 77 77.
EYPDAS - Essex Young People's Drug & Alcohol Service
EYPDAS works with you to keep you safe and get things sorted.
Call: 08444 991 323 or Text CHOICES to 80800
MindEd aims to give adults working with, or caring for young people knowledge and support to identify a child at risk of a mental health condition.
If you've run away, been forced to leave home, are thinking about it or are worried about someone, Runaway Helpline will listen and offer support.
You can text even if you have no credit left.
Or Write to: Freepost Missing People - you don't need a stamp.
Pace helps parents to understand what is happening to their child. It offers one-to-one telephone support and advice, networking days, befriending schemes and a free online training tool.
If you're worried about gangs, it can be difficult to know what to do to help protect young people.
Call our 24-hour helpline anonymously: 0808 800 5000
Access videos and advice on child safety, talking to teens about sex, spotting violence in relationships.
Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAT) - Southend only
Treatment provision for under 21's, who live in Southend. YPDAT also has a parents/carers group.
Telephone: 01702 534300
Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service (EWMHS)
Refer children and young people living in Southend, Essex or Thurrock.
Call 0300 300 1600 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)
Call NELFT: 0300 555 1201 (Out of hours/Weekend Crisis Support)
We campaign for a traffik-free world! Use the smartphone app to report what you see or know.
If you are in need of assistance, are a nominated First Responder, or simply a concerned individual, who suspects someone may be a victim of modern slavery.
24-hour confidential Referral Helpline:
Practical information to help parents and carers keep youngsters safe from harm.
A partnership of organisations joining up to help protect children from online child abuse and other forms of transnational child sexual exploitation.
Support and advice to those working with children and young people affected by abuse.
Join the network
CSE Response Unit Helpline: 0300 303 3032
Confidential advice for children and young people who are either at risk of, or actually experiencing sexual exploitation.
The CARE Team has a dedicated Boys and Young Men CSE worker offering support and training.
General enquiries: 0300 303 7000
Specialist support to victims and survivors of any kind of sexual violence.
CARA works with adults, young people and children across Mid and north Essex. Services for women can be provided in a women-only environment, on request.
24-hour Answerphone: 01206 769795
Support for non-abusive parents and carers of children who have been sexually abused.
Helpline: 0800 980 1958
Help, advice, support and intervention for individuals and families on issues surrounding child sexual abuse.
Confidential, free phone helpline for people struggling with sexual thoughts and behaviours towards children.
Also supports anyone with a concern, including parents/carers of children and young people with worrying sexual behaviour, and friends and family worried about the behaviour of another adult.
Helpline: 0808 1000 900 (Mon to Thurs: 9am to 9pm; Fri: 9am to 7pm)
Email (confidential): firstname.lastname@example.org