Young People

Off The Record - Bristol

Confidential advice, information and support through a drop-in service and telephone helpline. Offers free, confidential, counselling through an appointment system for young people between 11 and 25 years old.

Tel: Bristol +44 (0)117 927 9120 or national +44 (0)800 389551. Bristol number is open Monday 9.30 to 8pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 11.30am to 8pm.

Get Connected

Get Connected finds young people help. Provides emotional support, and enables young people to explore their options.
Free helpline 0808 808 4994

YWCA Bristol Young Women's Centre

YWCA Bristol Young Women's Centre works with young women aged 13 to 30 who face poverty, discrimination and abuse. Provides one-to-one counselling, informal education, Asian women's workshops and support groups, drop in service, young mothers groups and information relating to lesbian/bisexual women. Open Monday - Friday 9 - 5pm.

YWCA Bristol Young Women's Centre, 107 Wells Road, Totterdown, Bristol BS4 2BS.
Tel/fax: +44 (0)117 971 6770.
E-mail: .

Bristol Samaritans

To provide emotional support to anyone in the community suffering despair or distress, particularly those who may have thoughts of suicide. This is a confidential, non-judgemental and free service, run by fully trained volunteers and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bristol Samaritans, 37 St Nicholas Street, Bristol, BS1 1TP.
Tel: +44 (0)8457 90 90 90, or +44 (0)117 983 1000 for local group.