Youth Information

The Space – Derby – offering advice and information for people aged 12-25 including sexual health, counselling, benefits and housing. 

Chesterfield Youth Information Shop at Connexions – 01246 201581

Buxton for Youth – 01298 79643

Swadlincote Youth Information Shop at Connexions – 01283 229709

Are you OK? – Find out how to stay safe and protect your stuff and look after yourself and your mates.

The Mix – website packed full of advice, information and support for young people.



Safe Speak – counselling service for young people aged 9-19 across Derbyshire. 

Off the Record – a free, confidential counselling service for young people aged 13-28 living in Tameside, Glossop, Oldham and surrounding areas. 

Disability Derbyshire – Peer Counselling Service for disabled people in Derbyshire. 

Deaf Counselling Service – with the Arboretum Community Project in Derby sms 07583 114002, call 07590 663373 or email 


Childline – free confidential helpline for children and young people where you can talk about anything including bullying, health, exams and families, 24 hours a day. 0800 1111

Samaritans – free confidential helpline offering emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. 08457 909090



Bullying UK – UK s anti-bullying charity with lots of information to help you.



Derbyshire Friend – a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender support service across Derbyshire, offering free confidential advice and information. Includes a youth forum for under 25s. 

Eating Disorders

First Steps – eating disorders charity supporting people across Derbyshire. 


Mental Ill Health

Derby Depression Club – a supportive club for adults suffering from anxiety and depression. 

Mental Health Action Group – a campaigning group for people with mental health problems in Southern Derbyshire and Derby City. 

Derbyshire Early Intervention Service – support for young people aged 14-35 experiencing psychosis for the first time. If you are experiencing changes in your thoughts, hearing voices, feelings of suspicion, or changes in your behaviour, 

Drugs and Alcohol

Addaction – support for people recovering from drug and alcohol dependencies.  

Breakout – specialist young people’s substance misuse service 01332 641661


Butterflies – information and resources to improve awareness and support of ADHD throughout Derbyshire.

Domestic Violence

For people who are experiencing, or trying to escape from, domestic and sexual violence in Derbyshire or Derby

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