Tel: 01274 410666

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Support For Young People

  • The Thrive Bradford website is new website to help young people (11 to 18 years) navigate their teenage years
  • It is an easy-to-use website that you can signpost young people to for advice and support, and real stories from people like them
  • The website covers a wide range of issues including: friends and relationships; self-confidence; sex and sexuality; life choices; curiosity and addiction; self-harm and how to get support

The Thrive Bradford website has been developed by young people for young people by Barnardo’s, in partnership with Bradford City CCG and our Trust.


Resources for young people

Housing/Homelessness:

Housing Options

General number 01274 435999

Out of hours 01274 381990 (after 5pm)      

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/housing/help-with-housing-and-homelessness/the-housing-options-service/


Well-springs Together                 

This provides details of where food is served for free or on a pay as you feel basis within Bradford. No referral is required.

www.cuf.org.uk/wellsprings-together-bradford


Bradford Cares                     

This is an independent organisation that offers a good source of information on homelessness. It provides an online resource that identifies available and relevant help and support.

www.streetsupport.net/Bradford


Volunteering

Bradford Volunteer Centre    

01274 7254341

Perkin House, 82 Grattan Road, Bradford BD1 2LU

www.volunteeringbradford.org     


Employment/Training

Aspire-I 

www.aspire-igen.com


Connexions

www.connexionsbradfordhttp://www.virtualconnexionsbradford.co.uk/Vacancies.aspx


Money/Benefits

DEBT

StepChange – Debt help and Support www.stepchange.org – 0800 138 111

CapDebt – Debt help and support www.capuk.org – 01274760720


Leisure

Bradford Leisure Card

Formally known as passport to leisure card

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/sport-and-activities/membership-and-prices/bradford-leisure-card/


Family/Relationships

Relate              

www.relatebradford.org.uk

Bradford Trident Business Centre, 11 Edward Street, Bradford BD4 7BH 01274 726096

(Deals with relationship counselling)


Bullying

www.bullying.co.uk


Off the Record

www.bradfordcounsellingservices.org.uk

17 Dale St, Bradford BD1 4HT 01274 733080

Provide free confidential counselling to young people from the age of 13


Health & Wellbeing

Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service                                     

01274 385529   

01274 435750            

www.bradford.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families/childrens-social-care/young-peoples-drug-and-alcohol-service


Bridge Project                       

www.bridgeproject.org.uk                            

01274 723863

35 Salem St, Bradford BD1 4QH                                

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm

The priorities for Bridge are to work with individuals, families, partners and communities to improve people’s lives in a sustainable way, recognising that solutions are often complex and need to address a range of issues.


Childline                    

www.childline.org.uk                                               

0800 1111 (free)

Provide support and advice for young people up to the age of 18.


Mind                        

www.mind.org.uk                                        

Infoline: 0300 123 3393

Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm (except bank holidays)


Self Harm

Support for those impacted by self-harm www.selfharm.co.uk


Sexual Health

Locala                         

www.locala.org.uk                                         

Tel: 0303339500


Barnardo’s Turnaround Service

http://www.barnardos.org.uk/

Child sexual exploitation