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Counselling

The The Countryside Foundation Service is one of the many different organisations which offer information, support and advice to young people.

You might want to talk to a Personal Adviser or follow the links below.

General & Specialist

  • The Countryside Foundation Stockport (Information, advice, guidance and personal support for young people)
    0161 475 7700
    www.countrysidefoundation.org.uk
  • Central Youth (information, advice, counselling and sexual health services for young people)
    0161 480 9600
    www.centralyouth.org.uk
  • Beacon Counselling (General counselling for all ages)
    0161 440 0055
    E-mail: me@beaconcounselling.freeserve.co.uk
  • CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
    0800 58 58 58
    www.thecalmzone.net
  • RD4U (Cruse Bereavement Care Youth Involvement Project)
    0808 808 1677
    www.rd4u.org.uk
  • KOOTH (Free online advice 11-25 years; outreach service offered for face to face support)
    www.kooth.com
  • There4me (Online advice for young people with problems)
    www.there4me.com
  • NIA KUUMBA (Personal Development Group 13-20 years)
    0161 474 2170

Sexuality

Sexual Orientation is defined as:
An orientation towards persons of the same sex (gay, lesbian), the opposite sex (heterosexual), or both sexes (bisexual).

  • Lesbian and Gay Helpline
    0161 235 8000
  • Lesbian and Gay Foundation (for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transsexual people)
    0845 330 3030
  • The Peer Support project (For lesbian, gay and bisexual young people)
    0800 169 7384
    www.peer-support.org.uk
  • The Base Youth Project (For young men and women who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or who are exploring their identity)
    0161 477 4096
    0161 476 1338
    E-mail: base@stockport.gov.uk

Abuse

Abuse covers a wide range of physical and emotional assault including threats (such as sexual, bullying (including cyber-bullying)), harassment, and financial control.

  • Childline
    0800 1111
    www.childline.org.uk
  • National Child Protection Helpline
    0800 800 500
  • Children and Young People’s Services
    08456 444 313
    Out of office hours: 0161 718 2118
  • Samaritans (Emotional support to anyone in a crisis)
    Stockport: 0161 480 2222
    National: 08457 909090
    www.samaritans.org.uk
  • Stockport Women’s Aid (support, advice and accommodation for women and children suffering domestic violence and abuse)
    0161 477 4271
    Email: stockportwa.refuge@btconnect.com
  • Women’s Aid national Helpline
    08457 023 468
  • Police Domestic Violence Unit
    0161 483 3870
  • Safe (Young People’s Project – a place to meet other young people and youth workers to share your experiences)
    Text: 07906 212 971
  • Young Person’s Support Group
    0161 476 1338
  • Manchester Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse (For any woman or girl who has been raped or sexually assaulted)
    0161 273 4500
  • Victim Support Line
    0845 30 30 900
  • Victim Support & Witness Service
    0161 477 9597
  • Broken Rainbow (For Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual or Transgender)
    0781 264 4914
  • Racial and Homophobic Harassment Helpline
    0800 138 1666

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