Useful resources for young carers

Action for Children 

Phone: 01923 361 500

Supporting children, young people and their families.


Anxiety UK

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon–Fri)

Support for people struggling with anxiety.



Phone: 0808 801 0711 (every day)

Under 18s helpline, webchat and online support groups for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.



0800 1111

Support for children and young people, including a confidential helpline and online 1-2-1 counselling


Hope Again

Phone: 0808 808 1677 Email:

Support for young people when someone dies.



Phone: 0300 123 6600 Text: 82111

Confidential webchat, helpline, advice and information on drugs and substance misuse.



01904 646 036

Support and advice for young people in York around domestic abuse and violence.



Relationship support for everyone


Refugee Action York

Local support in York



Phone: 116 123

Free 24-hour helpline. Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including suicidal feelings.


Time to Change

Download resources to raise awareness of mental health stigma and find out more about mental health.


The Mix

Phone: 0808 808 4994

Support and advice for under 25s, including webchat.


No Panic

Phone (ages 13–20): 0330 606 1174

Support  for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).


Young Stonewall

Phone: 0800 050 2020

Information and support for all young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.



For information about different mental health problems.


York Mind
Local support for young people experiencing difficulties with their mental health.


Other Information about support available for young people in York