Sometimes in life, we all need a little extra help in different areas of our lives. See the listed organisations below for some useful advice.
Parent support sessions for parents with children who have a neurodevelopmental condition such as ASD and ADHD.
The Beacon Building, YMCA, St Helens, WA10 2TJ
Tel: 01744 582172
Career Connect St Helens College
A charity who are passionate about providing high quality independent careers advice, bridging the gap to learning and employment and better life chances for young people and adults.
St Helens College Water Street
Tel: 0843 2211012
Catch22 Children Missing and Child Sexual Exploitation Service
Tel: 07540 668946
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Assessment & Response Team
Daytime Tel: 01925 579405 (8am - 5pm)
Out of Hours Response Team Tel: 01744 627618
Young people's advice on talking to your child about online sexual harassment
Children and Young People Services
Tel: 01744 671275
Chrysalis Centre For Change
Mental health and domestic abuse support.
1st Floor Beacon Building, College Street, St Helens
Tel: 01744 451309
Community Sexual Health Service (TAZ)
Sexual health and contraceptive advice, Chlamydia screening, contraceptive prescriptions - pills, condoms, injection, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and guidance on unplanned pregnancy. For young people under 19 only.
Tel: 01744 646473
HALOs are specially trained professionals who are there to support you in accessing St. Helen’s Local Offer Website for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
Website sections - What can Halo help me with? and Who can I ask for help?
St Helens IASS is a service providing information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their parents/carers.
Tel : 01744 673428
Internet Safety thinkuknow
Thinkuknow is a website that has resources, advice and guidance for parents and carers to help raise awareness of online child abuse and exploitation.
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online Mental Wellbeing Community for young people aged 11 to 25. It is available through smart phone, tablet or computer with a team of accredited counsellors.
Listen For Change: Parent Carer Forums
Listen 4 Change have come together with parents to organise and hold Parent Participation Forums to give parents an important voice and influence on how local services support and meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.
Mind St Helens
A voluntary organisation working with people living in the Borough, who are aged 18+ and who experience distress or isolation because of mental health difficulties.
Tel: 07912 059881
Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about your child’s school.
A charity that works with pupils, families and school staff to support childrens wellbeing and mental health.
The Parenting Smart tab is a wonderful resource from child mental health experts that provide practical tips to support children's wellbeing and manage behaviour. It covers 43 topics with short 2-minute videos.
QWell - Online Counselling & Wellbeing For Adults
Qwell is a lifeline for many adults in need of mental health support. Qwell is an easily accessed prevention and treatment service. Free to use.
Safe Lives is a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone.
Safe2Speak offers support to any resident of St Helens who is a victim of domestic abuse, whatever your living situation. The service is free, confidential, supportive, informative, non-judgmental and available to anyone experiencing domestic abuse of any kind: sexual, physical, emotional or financial.
Tel: 01744 743200 (8am - 5pm)
24 Hour Helpline 01925 220541
If you need to talk in confidence. 24 hour service.
Tel: 116 123
St Helens Childrens Centres
Friendly fun place offering support and advice, play groups and parent groups to meet new friends and take part in activities.
St Helen's Citizens Advice Bureau
Provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Helps people resolve thier legal, money and other problems and it improves the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
Millenium Centre St Helens
Tel: 01744 737866
St Helens Safer Communities Team
St.Helens Council’s Safer Communities Team, along with partner agencies: Merseyside Police, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service & Registered Social Landlords, are working together to clampdown on anti-social behaviour.
Here you can find out what is happening in your local community to combat crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour. You can find information, support, and advice on how to prevent and report crimes.
St Helens Safeguarding Partnership
Provides a wealth of information and advice regarding child protection and safety.
Find the service you need - GP, A&E, Dentist etc
Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team
Tel: 01744 675605
Please click the following link to access our Padlet which contains parent and carer SEND support and information