Worried about yourself or a friend?

If you are concerned about the welfare of a child contact the Southampton Children's Resource Service on 023 8083 3004.

Call 999 if you are concerned that a child is in immediate danger.

Help for children and young people

This page contains a range of services and organisations that you can contact if you're worried about yourself or a friend.


Childline - online, on the phone, anytime

You can contact Childline about anything that may be worrying you by telephoning 0800 1111.

Childline is open all of the time, day or night. Calls are completely free and do not show up on your phone bill. You can also visit Childline's website for information and support.

Southampton Children's Resource Service

Southampton City Council logo

Southampton Children’s Services have a team that are there to help you. You can call or email them on:

Telephone: 023 8083 3004

Email: childrensresourceservice@southampton.gov.uk

Visit the Children's Resource Service webpage.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary

Hampshire & Isle of Wight constabulary

If you or a friend are in immediate danger call the Police on 999.

Young Minds

Young Minds

If you’re struggling with your feelings, you're not alone. Young Minds have loads of practical tips and advice from young people just like you, as well as information on getting the support you need.

Website: Young Minds



Samaritans provide a safe place to talk any time about whatever's getting to you. You don't have to be suicidal.

Telephone: 116 123 (free)

Website: Samaritans


Childnet International

Childnet has online safety advice, activities, games and films for young people.

Website: Childnet

CEOP Safety Centre


Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors.

Website: CEOP Safety Centre