Get urgent help – In this section you will find information about Organisations that you can contact for Help, Support, Advice and Guidance in an emergency.
Growing up can be a full of challenges and often we all need to access immediate support to deal with the issues that affect us. There are a range of organisations that are there to provide urgent help and support in times of crisis.
Listed below are some helplines and websites where young people can get information, advice and support of where to go in emergencies. There are also specialist helplines which deal with specific issues e.g. health, housing, drugs, mental health, self-harm, suicide prevention, bullying and bereavement.
Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
For immediate emergency assistance in the United Kingdom
Non-emergency incidents: 101
Where trained health professionals can give you health advice and information 24 hours a day.
RCT Homelessness Emergency Contact
If you are homeless or at risk of eviction and becoming homeless, don’t delay in contacting Housing Advice Centre.
Daytime: 01443 495188
Out of hours: 01443 425090
Free and confidential support and guidance to anyone in Rhondda Cynon Taf who is affected by drug or alcohol use.
Phone: 0300 333 000
Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, Childline is free, confidential and available anytime, day or night.
Phone: 0800 1111
Supporting young people with mental health issues.
Eye to Eye
RCT’s Youth Counselling Service
Phone: 01443 202940
Information, advice and advocacy helpline for young people
Phone number: 080880
Suicide prevention. If you or a young person you know is not coping with life, for free confidential prevention advice contact:
Phone: 0800 068 4141
Email: pat@papyrus –uk.org