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Support links

We know that the last few years have been hard for everyone but there are a lot of organisations out there who may be able to provide the help you need to see you through. They may be able to help you increase your income, get access to the essentials, and become more involved in your local community.

Many of these are national organisations. If you are not from Sheffield, they may still be of use or have a related organisation in your locality. For those in South Yorkshire some services can be found at or look at your local council website.

Here are some suggested links for organisations who may be able to support you with things such as helping a child with their mental health and support for the disadvantaged, to name just a few! 


For babies

For safe sleep guidance
0808 802 6869

For babies born premature or sick
020 7378 1122

The Sick Children’s Trust gives families a place to stay and someone to talk to, free of charge just minutes from their child’s bedside.
Tel: 020 7638 4066. Email

For young people

Gold Digger works to equip young people with the confidence and skills to make positive choices for themselves.
0114 327 1191

Mental health and wellbeing service
Call 0114 201 2800 or email

Helping you to help your friends who might be struggling to cope emotionally

Children and young person’s empowerment project

Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support
0300 123 2112

Support, information and advice for young people
0800 1111

Free 24/7 mental health support service

Support with accommodation, education and training, and youth groups
 01709 837 428

Support for young people and their families with mental health and mental illness


Help with money issues

For debt advice
0300 500 5000

Employment and benefits advice
112 West Street, Bailey Court, S1 3SY
0345 608 8545 from a mobile
0845 608 8545 from a landline

Help with benefits, debt and housing
03444 113 111

Access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial support

Voucher schemes to help with household bills

Access essentials

Sheffield’s community kitchen

Support with housing or homelessness
48 Furnival Gate, S1 4QP
0344 515 1515

Support, activities and advice for parents of babies and toddlers
0114 273 5665

Free school meals
0114 273 4567
Housing advice and options line
0114 273 6306

Find your local foodbank

 Get help to buy food, milk and free vitamins for under 4s

Join in

Council services

Family centres
0114 273 5665

Youth clubs
0114 205 7450

Community Youth Teams: For young people in need of extra support
0114 205 7450

Support with young people’s mental health and advice for people whose children are unwell

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