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Excellence, achieved through care, creativity and challenge.

King's Hedges Educational Federation

Excellence, achieved through care, creativity and challenge.

Wellbeing and Mental Health

Support for Mental Health and Wellbeing for Parents/Carers and Families

General Support for families and people we care about.

Keep your head: useful help available online


Young Minds: resources to support families https://www.youngminds.org.uk/

Education Inclusion Family Advisor: (local support) Amanada.gilbert@Cambridgesire.gov.uk  Tel: 07849 151356

Support for children and young people:

Papyrus: suicide prevention for under 35s

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/  contact Hopelink -Tel: 0800 068 4141

Anna Freud: Resources for parents and carers to support their child’s mental health



Tel: 08001111

NHS: Upto 25 years –includes digital resources: https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/younited/

Centre 33: Upto 25 years-listen and support

hello@centre33.org.uk  Tel: 03334141809

Kooth for young people: 11-18 to seek support


YMCA: Counselling for young people affected by Domestic abuse


Young Carers: support for under 19s caring at home.


 email: youngcarers@centre33.org.uk or 

 Tel: 0333 4141 809

CAMS: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)


PoetsIn: The creative mental health programme


The Mix: crisis support for under 25s


 Helpline 0808808 4994 Text THEMIX to 85258


The Cogwheel trust: counselling and support for adults and young people

https://www.cogwheel.org.uk/  Tel: 01223 464385

Cruse: https://www.cruse.org.uk/   local Tel: 01223 633 536

STAR: https://starbereavement.org.uk local Tel: 01223 292276

WINSTON’S WISH: https://www.winstonswish.org/ 

Tel: 08088 020 021 - Online chat option available

Child bereavement uk: https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Tel:0800 02 888 40 and live chat option on website

Petals: support following the loss of a baby-Addenbrookes https://petalscharity.org/


Alcoholics anonymous: support for those who want to stop drinking

Email: help@aamail.org or call 0800 9177650


Al Anon: support for the families & friends of alcoholics Local group meets at St Lukes’s church in Cambridge. Help line 0800 0086


drinkaware: advice to ensure safe drinking.

Support line Tel:03001231110



Frank: provides information and advice about drugs. Tel: 0300 123 6600 Text 82111



Gambling Anonymous

Local support groups in Arbury


Support for adults:

If you need urgent help, please call the First Response Service on the NHS 111 helpline and select option 2

Samaritans: If you need to speak to someone about how you are feeling, call the Samaritan's free helpline: 116 123

Papyrus: suicide prevention for under 35s

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ contact Hopelink -Tel: 0800 068 4141

Keep your head: Cambridge and Peterborough online resources and advice



Young Minds: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/

LIFE LINE PLUS: telephone advice self-help and signposting Tel: 0808 808 2121

NHS Psychological and wellbeing service in Cambs and Peterborough:


BAME: mental health advice

Tel: 0808 801 0525

advice@rethink.org. https://www.rethink.org/

BMHS: helping to inspire a mentally healthy BAME community.


Help line: 0800 144 8824 

SHOUT: free mental health support- a texting service.  Text85258

MIND: National with local support


Anxiety UK: https://www.cpslmind.org.uk/

Helpline: 03444 775 774 Text service: 07537 416 905

Insight: provide free NHS counselling for adults https://www.insightiapt.org/

PoetsIn: The creative mental health programme


Caring together: https://www.caringtogether.org/ for carers over the age of 19 years. 

Domestic abuse:

Support for families affected by DA

YMCA: Support for families experiencing abuse form their child (aged 10-17 yrs)


Domestic abuse and sexual violence partnership:


Cambridge Women’s aid: safe refuge call 01223 460947 for other support call 01223 361214  and live chat available


Respect: Advice line for male victims of domestic abuse

Freephone 08088010327


Sexual assault/rape:

crcc: Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre


Help line number 01223245888 and live chat option

Email: support@cambridgerapecrisis.org.uk

LGBT and sexual identity:

Kite trust: Cambridgeshire advice and support https://thekitetrust.org.uk/contact/

dhiverse: counselling service

dhiverse.org.uk Tel: 01223 508805

Support for victims of crime:

embrace: supports young people and families

https://embracecvoc.org.uk/ Tel: 0345 60 999 60

Parent or family in prison

Ormiston Families: www.ormiston.org/breakingbarriers

Support for elderly

Age UK


0300 666 9860

Dementia UK


Local support call 0300 666 9860

Post-natal Depression:

Contact the GP or Keep Your Head has support and advice where to get support