Help in an emergency
If you find yourself in difficulties there is always someone who can help no matter what the problem.
On this page we have listed some of the people you can contact in an emergency - You can also use the links in the purple box opposite for advice on specific situations.
If you need help immediately call 999 or 112.
If it is not so urgent you can call Cambs Police on 101.
If you need urgent help in a serious emergency call 999 or 112. If it is less serious you can call 111 or your doctor.
Youth Support Service
Youth Support centres give help and advice about work, training, education and teenage problems. Find your nearest centre here
Social Care (this used to be called Social Services)
If you need to contact a social worker for help or to talk about someone at risk, ring the Cambridgeshire Call Centre on 0345 045 5200 (8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday or Social Care on 01733 234724 at all other times).
Drinkline - 0800 91 78 282
Someone to talk to in confidence about alcohol problems
FRANK - 0800 77 66 00
Free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day
The Samaritans - 116 123
Confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair
A Youth Support Centre near you
People who can help when you need it most
Beat bullying with Bullying UK
A confidential online service to support young people with their mental health and emotional wellbeing
confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide