Helplines, support and advice sites for young people
Links to organisations which provide direct advice and support for those who are, or think they might be, lesbian, gay or bisexual and anyone affected by homophobic bullying.
- Stonewall: What’s in my area?
The “What's in my area” database can be searched for your area or for a topic and can be used to find your local lesbian, gay, and bisexual community groups, other generic services and organisations on issues around faith, health.
- Anti-Bullying Network
Offers case studies and advice for any young person who experiences bullying.
- Anti-bullying Alliance
The anti-bullying alliance is an alliance of over 60 organizations which work to stop bullying and create safer environments for children and young people.
- Beat Bullying
Provides a cyber mentor scheme and works with children and young people across the UK affected by bullying to provide them with all important opportunities to make positive and lasting changes to their lives and outlook.
Provides a helpline and also has an interactive website and young people can get support and advice via e-mail and chat as well as play games and get information.
- EACH (Educational Action Challenging Homophobia)
Provides a national, freephone Actionline for young people affected by homophobic bullying and is available 9:00 to 16:30 weekdays. EACH's freephone number also offers a confidential homophobic and transphobic incident reporting service for adults who live, work or travel throughout the West of England.
- National Union of Students Bullying Sucks Campaign
Aims are to raise awareness among students and decision makers that combating bullying is everyone’s responsibility and to support and empower your students who are suffering bullying.
- London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard
Provides an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
- Naz Project London
Naz Project London (NPL) provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to targeted Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in London.
NSPCC is a children’s charity which aims to end child abuse. Services include Childline, which offers a free confidential help line to children and young people across the UK.
Terrence Higgins Trust is the leading and largest HIV and sexual health charity in the UK.
This is only a small selection of links. Please search the What's in my area database for more organisations in your local area.