Guidance & Support for Young People
"Sometimes it's difficult to talk to someone close to you or to know where to get the advice and support that you need. Sometimes you just need information and advice." - Step UP - Poole
Free, safe and anonymous ONLINE support for young people. Visit www.kooth.com to talk to friendly counsellors, get self-help guidance, and access community support near you.
Children and young people aged 11 - 19year (in year 7 and above) can connect with School Nurses about health related matters via a confidential and anonymous text messaging service called ChatHealth at 07480 635511.
Number 18 (previously Quay Advice Centre), located in Poole Town Centre, provides confidential information and advice for Young People aged 12 to 19 (or 25 if they have a special educational need). Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) can also be offered to young people aged 16-19 who are not in education, employment or training.
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