Help and Support for Young People and Parents
Action for Children '2 Talk 2'
Provides a confidential counselling service to young people across Cardiff and also a text service where young people can text their name to request an appointment with a Counsellor.
029 2048 7356
Providing advice and assistance to young people who require support relating to alcohol. National Helpline 24hr every day for the individual asking for help.
0845 769 7555 (help)
Help, support and information to individuals affected by bullying. E-mentors available to offer support and guidance. Young people, parents, schools, workplace.
029 2056 8947
Cardiff Health Board (Family Planning)
Confidential help and advice on contraception, sexual health, pregnancy testing and STI testing.
029 2033 5355
C-Card Scheme (YMCA)
Provides free, quick, easy and confidential access to condoms as well as advice and help on sexual health and relationships for young people aged 13-25.
029 2046 5250
Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Foundation
Dedicated to raising awareness of depression and suicide that provides resources for parents/carers.
Email contact form available on their website,
Childline is here to help anyone u19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Trained counsellors are here to support you.
A free and bilingual telephone drug and alcohol helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol.
0808 141 0044
BEAT Eating Disorders
Eating problems? Advice and support for people affected with eating disorders. Their mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.
0845 634 7650
Four Winds Centre
Open access drop-in and resource centre for anyone experiencing mental health difficulties. Independent, user led mental health charity in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.
029 2038 8144
Heads Above the Waves
A not for profit organisation that raises awareness of depression and self-harm in young people. Promotes positive, creative ways of dealing with the bad days.
Welsh arm of the national mental health charity that provides information and support on mental health and related issues (including self-harm).
0300 123 3393
They provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through their helpline, HOPELINEUK.
0800 068 4141
24 hour confidential advice. Can be anonymous. Family Lives provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families who are struggling.
Advice on leaving home and living independently. Links to support and emergency assistance should you find yourself homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
017 9248 3002
Information and someone to talk to. Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling.
Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want information or advice about your well-being - or want to know how you can help somebody else. Have choice and take control.