Guide 4 Life Harrogate

Some Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts

Young Carers

The young carers team provides support, trips and activities, holidays and
youth clubs for children and young people who help to look after someone at
home because a family member has an illness, disability, mental health or an
alcohol / drug issue. They also offer family support.

Address: 11 North Park Road, Harrogate, HG1 5EF
Tel: 01423 500555


A free phoneline offering counselling and support to children and young people on a wide range of issues. The lines are open 24 hours a day and the calls from a landline won't show up on your phone bill.

Tel: 0800 11 11

An online advice service for teenagers which is for you if you're worried about something and need some help. It can help with issues like abuse, bullying, exams, drugs and self harm. They have a 121 service where you can talk to an adviser online.


Relate Mid-Yorkshires Children & Young Peoples Service

Offers a free counselling service for 5 to 18 year olds in the Harrogate District including the effects of parental separation or divorce and family breakdown. 

Tel: (01904 625971 for an appointment (There is a 24 hour answerphone service)


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Information for Families and Youth

The Online Service Directory for Children, Families and Practitioners in North Yorkshire. Information on Health, Education, Social Care, Leisure, Sport and the voluntary sector.



Prevention Service @ Trax

Trax provides free information, guidance, advice and support to young people aged 11 to 19 years and up to 25 years for young people with special educational needs or a disability. The Youth Support Service operates a weekly Youth Job Club, no appointment necessary on Tuesdays 2.30 to 4.30pm . Family Outreach Workers will support young people creating CV's and seeking training and employment.

On Monday evening the Moving Forward youth group meet from 6.00 to 7.30pm. This is a group for young people aged 16-25 with special needs and disabilities. To find out more about the group and to request a place please contact Lisa Davies-Varnier on 01609 533953

On Wednesday the Safe and Sound group meets 4.30 to 6.30pm. A group for young people wanting stay safe on line and in life. For more information please contact Sara Atkins on 01609533987

The Prevention Service also runs an LGBT support group for young people. Please call Tommo on 07809 630501 for more information on when and where this group meets

Address: 15-17 Station Bridge, Harrogate, HG1 1SP

Tel: 01609 533446
Open: Monday 6.00 to 7.30 for Moving Forward Group, Tuesdays 2.30 to 4.30pm for Youth Job Club, Wednesdays for Safe and Sound 4.30 to  6.30pm