Contacts For Pupils & Parents

 

Useful Contacts for Pupils and Parents

Phone numbers provided, but all will have websites that you can easily access through a ‘google’ search.

 

Alateen – teenage relatives of alcoholics

028 9068 2368

 

Alcohol & Drugs Services

02871 865239

 

ASH– a UK charity that helps people give up smoking.

0207 404 0242

 

Asthma Helpline

08457 01 02 03, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

 

Aware Defeat Depression

028 7126 0602

 

BEAT – help with eating disorders

08456 347650

Childline – help if you are being bullied or abused

0800 1111

 

Contact Youth Counselling

028 9045 7848 – Belfast Office

0808 808 8000 – Counselling Helpline

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

02871 262941

 

Diabetes

028 9066 6646

 

Domestic Violence Officer (PSNI)

02871210723

 

Eating Disorders NI

02890 235959

 

Epilepsy Action

0800 800 5050

 

Gamblers Anonymous

02871351329

 

Gingerbread Northern Ireland- supporting one parent families

0808 808 8090 – helpline

028 7137 7066 – L/Derry office

 

Migraine Action Association

0116 2758317

 

New Life Counselling

You can access this service in school by making a referral through your Form Tutor, Year Head or if you want to maintain anonymity, post a note in the self-referral boxes in the Springtown and Duncreggan Offices.  Referrals can also be made online through the New Life Counselling website.

 

Northern Ireland ADHD Support Centre– supporting young people and parents

028 9020 0110

 

Northern Ireland Dyslexia Association

028 9065 9212

 

NSPCC– if you have been a victim of child abuse, or know someone who is.

0800 800 5000 – National Helpline

02890 351135 – Belfast office

 

Parents Advice Centre- provides help and support to parents facing any family difficulty.

0808 8010722

 

Quit- a UK charity that helps people give up smoking.

0800 002200

 

Relate - for young people having a hard time and want to talk to someone about it.

02871 371502

 

Re-Solv- for anyone concerned about solvent abuse.

0178 5810762 – National Helpline

 

Samaritans- providing someone for you to talk to.

08457 909090 – National helpline

02871 265511 – L/Derry office.

 

Simon Community – help with homelessness

02871 311461

 

Social Services (Gateway Team)–point of contact for child/parental concerns

02871 314090

 

ZEST– to help with suicidal behaviour and self-harm.

028 71 266 999