Useful phone numbers
Childline – (0800) 1111 – Provides a free telephone counselling service for young people in trouble or danger.
ASK Helpline – 80800 – ASK is a free, confidential text service for 14-25 year olds in County Durham. Text ASK (followed by your question) to 80800. The service has a comprehensive internal and external referral network to help the young person receives support. Qualified Youth Workers operate the helpline from the Cornforth Partnership.
Help4teens – is a website for young people aged 13-19 across County Durham. It provides clear and helpful information to help prepare for adulthood including jobs, training, education, money and life.
CAMHS Crisis & Liaison Team (Mental Health) – 0191 4415733
You can find out more about sexual exploitation from the Barnados website.