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On this page you can find useful tools and resources to help you.


In this section you will find a range of useful tools, resources, advice and information that can help you.

You can also find information on discounts and offers available to young carers in Nottinghamshire.

Useful Links

Nott Alone - Local mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Notts Help Yourself - The place to find info and services for Nottinghamshire all in one place.

Be U Notts - Early mental health and emotional wellbeing support services for children and young people.

Hope Again - Support for young people, aged 12-25, when someone passes away.

Mind - Various resources online for young people including mental health support.

No Panic - No Panic offers advice, support, recovery programs and help for people living with phobias, OCD and any other anxiety-based disorders.

Crimestoppers - Support for reporting crime.

The Mix - The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

The Wolfpack Project - We are Nottingham’s only youth organisation dedicated to reducing loneliness and promoting positive mental health among people aged 16-35.

Children's Bereavement Centre - Open to children aged 3-18 offering a welcoming and safe environment for them and their families to receive help and guidance.

Sibs - Support for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults.


Talk to Frank - Honest information on drugs, get advice and support via the website.

Harmless - Harmless is an organisation who works to address and overcome issues related to self-harm and suicide.


Ask Lion - Activities and support in Nottingham.

Base 51 (Nottingham City) - 

Our youth sessions run every Monday, Thursday and Friday, 4pm - 7pm (11-17 years).

Outburst is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sessions are 50p.


To take part in activities at Base 51, you'll need to sign up for a free membership online or in person.

School Engagement with NCA

Text Services and Helplines

Sidekick - Sidekick is a confidential helpline for young carers aged
13-18 in the UK. 
Text 07888 868 059 or email

Childline - Call us free on 0800 1111 - Support for children and young people in the UK.

Young Minds - If you are a young person struggling to cope, you can text YM to 85258 for free, 24/7 support.

Shout - Shout is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Text 85258.

Kooth - Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. Counsellors available until 10pm every day.

Samaritans - Anyone can contact Samaritans, no matter how old you are. Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123.


Talk to Frank - Honest information on drugs, text 82111 or

call 0300 1236600.

Offers and Discounts

We can help young carers to access offers and discounts from a wide range of places including sports facilities, cinemas and shops.

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