Other Organisations

If you are looking for advice or support, one of these agencies may be able to help you. 

Work and careers


www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
Publicly funded careers service for adults and young people in England

www.womenlikeus.org.uk
Careers advice for women with children

www.exceptionalindividuals.com 
Employment partnership for dyslexic people.

www.tuc.org.uk 
Federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions. 

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk 
Apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs

General for young people


www.byc.org.uk
UK charity that works to empower young people and promote their interests

ukyouth.org
Delivers national programmes to provide opportunities to young people

www.nya.org.uk
The national body for youth work - opportunities for young people, support for youth sector, influencing practice.

www.themix.org.uk
Free information and support for under 25s in the UK

Grants and funding 


www.o2thinkbig.co.uk/ 
Funding for 13-25 year olds to help bring ideas to life

www.gov.uk/care-to-learn 
Help with childcare costs while you study

Training and education


www.apprenticeships.org.uk
Apprenticeship opportunities

www.learndirect.com
Training provider

www.open.ac.uk
Distance learning university

www.nnchallenge.org.uk
A free online tool to check your numeracy level

Employment rights


www.yesslaw.org.uk/
Affordable legal advice to employees and employers who want to resolve problems at work. 

Money


www.nationaldebtline.co.uk 
Free, impartial and confidential debt advice

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en
Free and impartial money advice

www.turn2us.org.uk 
Financial support to help people get back on track

Housing 


www.england.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice
Charity offering free housing advice

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/housing/
Information and advice on housing

Sexual health


www.brook.org.uk

Free and confidential sexual health and well being experts

Mental health


www.b-eat.co.uk
National charity for people with eating disorders 

www.mind.org.uk 
Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem

www.rethink.org
Support and campaigning organisation for those 

www.sane.org.uk
Emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health problems

www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk
Charity which help girls and women who harm themselves

www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Support for those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding

www.samaritans.org/
Free telephone support for anyone who needs help

Family & relationships


www.gingerbread.org.uk
Expert advice and practical support for single mums and dads in England and Wales

www.workingfamilies.org.uk
Help for working parents and carers and their employers to find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

www.familylives.org.uk
Helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.

www.home-start.org.uk
Support for parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.

www.relate.org.uk
Relationship support for everyone

www.maternityaction.org.uk
Advice about maternity rights at work, benefits or entitlement to free NHS maternity care

Violence/abuse


www.womensaid.org.uk
Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline

www.refuge.org.uk
Support for women,children & men with a range of services, including refuges, independent advocacy, community outreach & culturally specific services

www.womanstrust.org.uk
Help for women affected by domestic violence

www.rapecrisis.org.uk
Specialist services for women and girls who have been raped and/or experienced any other form of sexual violence

www.itsnotokay.co.uk 
Tackling child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester

Addiction


www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Support related to the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics

www.ukna.org
Non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem

www.actiononaddiction.org.uk/home.aspx
High quality, effective residential rehab and community based addiction treatment

Although aware of the excellent work carried out by the organisations listed above, Young Women's Trust is not responsible for the content of external websites, and the inclusion of a link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website.