Real stories

Real Stories

A collection of personal stories narrated through the lens of young Londoners we’ve helped and the perspective of our staff.

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Are you in need of urgent help?

For those under 18, and needconfidential support you can call


0800 1111

Childline also offer email and online chat services for those who need to speak to someone.

For those under 25, and need confidential support you can call


0808 808 4994

The Mix is open from 3pm-12am everyday or text via Crisis messenger service which is available 24/7.

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For any mental health crisis, you can text Young Minds

They can help with urgent issues such as suicidal thoughts, self-harm, bullying and relationship issues.


If you or someone else, is in immediate danger call the police


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Need someone to talk to? Call Samaritans

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If you’re a young Londoner or parent whose worked with Safer London, and share us your story via email to inspire others. Make sure you let us know the name of your caseworker when you get in touch.