ONE TO ONE COUNSELLING IN EAST LONDON

Alcohol
Alcoholics Anonymous - 0845 769755
Al-anon family groups - 020 7403 0888 - www.al-anonuk.org.uk

ADHD

ADD/ADHD support group - 02087691667

Asian
Asian Resource Centre - help and advice for the Asian community - 0208 684 3784

Benefits
Community Legal Service Direct - advice on benefits, tax credits, housing or debt 0845 345 4345

Bereavement
Cruse Croydon - short term counselling - 0208 916 0855
Cruse Young Persons Helpline - 0808 808 1677 -
www.rd4u.org.uk
Winston's Wish - advice and support for kids, professionals and parents - 0207 843 6309 -
www.winstonswish.org.uk
Sands Still Birth and Neonatal Death Society - 0207 436 7940 -
www.uk-sands.org
Support after Murder and Manslaughter - 0207 735 3838 -
www.samm.org.uk
Child Death Helpline - 0207 813 8551-
www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Black /Afro Caribbean
Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre - youth activities for Afro Caribbean young people - 0208 653 3449
African Caribbean Family Organisation - advice, welfare, counselling - 0208 771 9700
CSEP - Afro Caribbean based mentoring, additional school programs and cultural activities - www.csep.org.uk

Bullying
Anti Bullying Campaign - advice and support for parents, children and teaching staff - 0207 378 1446

Children
Youth Inclusion Project ages 8-12 - after school activities and mentoring Croydon - 0208 683 7257 -
www.cydt.org.uk
NSPCC - advice on all aspects of child protection - 0808 800 5000
National Youth Advisory Service - advice, advocacy and legal advice for people up to 25 - 0800 616 101
Voice advocacy for children and young people in need - 0808 800 5792
Youth Line - for young people advice on training housing and local services - 0800 096 1425

Disabilities
Youth Line - for young people advice on training housing and local services - 0800 096 1425

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
Clinic for Dissociative studies - the only NHS provider in London to diagnose and treat DID. Refferal through GP needed -
www.clinicfordissociativestudies.com
The Pottergate Centre - offers private treatment plans, consultancy, training, court reports and research into Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) -
www.dissociation.co.uk
First person Plural - UK organization for dissociative survivors of abuse and trauma, their friends, family and professional allies. Includes a history and members area -
www.firstpersonplural.org.uk
The Hearing Voices Network - offers information, support and understanding to people who hear voices and those who support them -
www.hearing-voices.org
PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) - works to make recovery from dissociative disorders a reality through training, informing and supporting - www.pods-online.org.uk

Divorce
It's Not Your Fault - for kids about parents who are splitting up - www.itsnotyourfault.org.uk


Domestic Violence
The Hide Out - for kids to explore DV issues - www.thehideout.org.uk
Croydon Family Justice Centre - aiming to reduce barriers faced by victims of DV seeking help, including court accompaniment and legal representation - 0208 688 0100

Drugs
Narcotics Anonymous - 0207 730 0009
Talk To Frank - national drugs helpline - 0800 776 600 -
www.talktofrank.com
Youth Drug Project - support for 14-25 year olds - 0208 296 9655
Drugs Release - advice on drug related matters including welfare and legal matters with referrals to lawyers - 0845 450 0215

Education
Advisory Centre for Education - advice on state education including special needs admissions bullying and exclusion - 0808 800 5793
Children's Legal Centre - education advice line -
www.childrenslegalcentre.com

Elderly
Age Concern - information on community care and housing - 0800 009 966
Care Choices - assistance in finding appropriate care - 0800 389 2077
Dementia Advocacy Network - advice and support for advocates only working with dementia sufferers - 0207 297 9384
Alzheimer's Society - support on benefits and community care - 0845 300 0336

Eating Disorders
Anorexia Helpline - 0845 634 1414
Youth Line -18 years or below Mon to Fri 4 - 6.30 - 0845 634 7650

Gay and Lesbian
Lesbian and Gay Switchboard - advice and support - 0207 837 7324
London Friend - advice, groups, legal and counselling -
www.londonfriend.org.uk

Homeless
Croydon Direct Access Hostel - supported accommodation for targeting rough sleepers - 0208 680 3700
Advisory Service for Squatters - advice and info on squatting - 0845 644 5814
Shelter - for all aspects of housing including homelessness, eviction, etc - 0808 800 4444
RIS - resource for homeless info service for UK - www.ris.org.uk

Human Rights
Liberty - for human rights advice - 0845 122 8621

Irish
Lewisham Irish community advice centre - 0208 695 9608

Learning Difficulties
Parent Partnership Services - supporting children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, moderate learning difficulties or dyslexia. Provide information and support on other matters for parents and professionals - 0208 656 6551

Mediation
Medi-P mediation for parents with young people - 0208 255 2463 -
www.croydonmediation.org.uk

Mental Health
Addiscombe Depression Self Help Group - 0208 684 3651
Croydon Manic Depression Fellowship - 0208 676 9162
MIND - Mind is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales - 03001233393 -
www.mind.org.uk
Samaritans - 08457 909090
Saneline - 08457 767 8000
MDF - the bi polar organisation; legal advice for manic depression sufferers - 08456 340 540
Rethink - benefits, community care and mental health act advice - 0208 974 6814
The Hearing Voices Network - offers information, support and understanding to people who hear voices and those who support them -
www.hearing-voices.org
Pow her - advocacy making your voice heard - 03004562370 -
www.pohwer.net

Money/Debt
National debt line - advice and support on debt problems - 0808 808 4000

Parents
Cotelands Education Centre - educational provision for young mums under 16 and crèche - 0208 688 2995
Parentline Plus - 0208 689 2252 -
www.parentlineplus.org.uk
ABC Project - home visits to help with behaviour management issues in 3-5 year olds - 0208 686 0393
Young Minds - help, support and classes; info and advice for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child - 0800 0182138 -
www.youngminds.org.uk
Family Nurturing Centre - courses on parenting - 0208 239 7298
Gingerbread Advice Line - advice for lone parents on benefits, contact and residence, housing and divorce - 0800 018 4318

Post Natal Illness
APNI - 0207 386 0868 - www.apni.org

Prisoners
Women's Link - prisoners and ex offenders - 0900 652 3187
Partners of Prisoners - casework support, welfare, and housing and counselling available - 0161 702 1000
Storybook Dads - services to access from prison to record story for child - www.storybookdad.org.uk

Terminal Illness
Winston's Wish (see bereavement) - has section on website on how to tell children -
www.winstonswish.org.uk

Travellers
Travellers Advice Line - advice on travellers' issues - 0845 120 2980

Racism
Campaign for Racial Equality - 0207 939 0000
Equal Opportunities Commission - 0845 601 5901

Refugees
Croydon Refugee Project - 0208 656 4560
Refugee Day Centre - advocacy, health visitors etc - 0208 665 0696
Asylum Aid - legal advice and assistance for asylum seekers - 0207 247 8741
Refugee Legal Centre - legal advice - 0207 780 3220
UK lesbian and Gay Immigration Group - advice on all nationality and immigration issues for gay men and lesbians - 0207 620 6010

Ritual Abuse
RAINS (Ritual Abuse Information Network & Support) - primarily a support group and information sharing network for professionals working with RA - 01483 898600
SMART (Stop Mind Control and Ritual Abuse Today) - conference and newsletter for survivors of child abuse, mind control, ritual abuse, satanic ritual abuse -
ritualabuse.us

Sexual Harassment
Equal Opportunities Commission - 0845 601 5901

Sexual Abuse
Mosac - supports all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide advocacy, advice and information, befriending, counselling, play therapy and support groups following alleged child sexual abuse -. Helpline: 0800 980 1958 -
www.mosac.org.uk
Sexual Violence Legal Line - female lawyers Mon 11am to 1pm, Tuesday 10am to
12pm - 0207 251 6577; 0207 251 8887
NAPAC: National Association for People Abused in Childhood providing support for adults who experienced any form of childhood abuse - 0800 085 3330 -
www.napac.org.uk
One in Four One In Four UK - a registered charity which provides support and resources to people who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual violence -
www.oneinfour.org.uk
Rasac - provides a telephone listening and support service for men and women in the UK affected by sexual violence. Provides a face-to-face counselling service in South London -
www.rasac.org.uk


Women
Rights of Women - legal advice for women on divorce, family breakdown, DV etc - 0207 251 6577 -
www.rightsofwomen.org.uk
Women's Link housing advice - 0800 652 3167
Pow her - advocacy making your voice heard - 03004562370 -
www.pohwer.net
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