Emotional Support Services

Support for Bereavement


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7 tips for helping children cope with grief

7 things you need to know about grief

Child Bereavement Service



Grief after bereavement or loss


Winston’s Wish

Giving hope to grieving children


Other support

Time Out (Healthy Minds)

Time Out (Healthy Minds) will help you ‘find your thing’, through activities such as arts, crafts, sports, singing and drama. Time Out is a self-referral scheme to help you feel good, make friends and support you to relax, socialise and do something for yourself.

Phone: 01422 345154 or 07388 990 229.

Youth Works

Youth Works is a safe space for you to come along, ‘chill out’, have a chat, listen to music and access the internet. The drop-in is open weekdays at the Orangebox in Halifax from 3.30pm to 5.45pm.

Phone: 01422 320033.

Positive Identities (Barnardo’s) 

This service supports children and young people who identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning). Offering confidential support and advice regarding sexual and gender identity. For details.

Phone: 01422 371993. 

1325 – Girls & Young Women Project

1325 provides both emotional and practical support around a wide range of issues which is provided in a safe space. They offer 1:1 support in a variety of settings and group work to raise self-esteem, confidence and resilience.

Phone: 07841 199669.

Youth Justice Team

Youth Justice Team is a service for young people and their families who have become involved with the criminal justice system.

Phone: 01422 368279.


Kooth is a free, safe anonymous online counselling and support service for children and young people aged 11 to 25. If you need to talk to someone confidentially about what’s bothering you, you can contact Kooth.

LGBT Friendly Universities in the UK

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Trinity Scholars

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