Useful links and helplines

General safety and advice

In an emergency contact the police on 999

 

KOOTH

free online support and advice for 11 – 25 year olds in Dudley

https://www.kooth.com

 

Are you ok?

Information, support and advice for young people who have been a victim or witness of crime

01384 241511

www.are-you-ok.org.uk

 

The Samaritans

01384 78111

 

Dudley youth service

Local information about activities available for young people

01384 815174

To find out more about Dudley’s youth service

www.dudley.gov.uk/kids/youth-service/

 

 

West Midlands Police

To report crime and other concern that do not require an emergency response call 101 or 0345 113 5000. In an emergency please dial 999.

www.west-midlands.police.uk

 

Runaway helpline

if you are thinking of, or already have run away from home contact ‘missing people’ for advice.

Call or text 116 000

https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/how-we-can-help.html

 

To make a reverse charge call dial 0800 7383 773 (remember this is quite expensive so only use it when you really need to)

 

To block your phone if lost or stolen call 08701 123 123

Bullying

www.safeindudley.org/bullying

www.beatbullying.org

 

Domestic abuse

www.burstingthebubble.com

www.thehideout.org.uk

www.sandwellwomensaid.co.uk/dudley - tel 01384 455 411

 

Internet safety

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

www.chatdanger.com

www.digizen.org

 

Race and racism

www.britkid.org

 

Crime

www.fearless.org

 

Crime stoppers

Give information about a crime anonymously

0800 555 111

www.crimestoppers-uk.org

 

The law (including information on weapons)

www.thesite.org.uk

 

Disrespect NoBody

https://www.disrespectnobody.co.uk,

Alcohol and drugs

Switch

Dudley under 18’s drug and alcohol support service

01384 241440

 

Drinkaware

Information on alcohol and the effects of drinking

www.drinkaware.co.uk

 

Talk to Frank

Information on drugs and alcohol

0800 77 66 00

www.talktofrank.com

 

Childline

Information, advice and support

Helpline is free and open 24 hours - 0800 11 11

www.childline.org.uk

 

Forced marriage / Honour based violence

http://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/HomeFamilies/Pages/ForcedMarriage.aspx

http://www.karmanirvana.org.uk/help-me

http://ikwro.org.uk/need-help-now

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Community Safety

Dudley Council

Brierley Hill Police Station

Bank Street, Brierley Hill

(Please note no personal callers)

 

email: community.safety@dudley.gov.uk