Help for Young People
Speaking to someone
Asking for support is nothing to be afraid or ashamed of – we all need someone to talk to every now and then.
- We’re here to talk and help anyone under the age of 18 who has been affected by crime.
- If it happened to you or not – no matter whether it has been reported or when it happened we are here for you.
- Getting help from us is free. If you’re under 13 years old we need consent from your parent or guardian first.
What can Victim First do?
- At Victim First we listen to you and help you understand what has happened and how you can start to feel better.
- We have a dedicated caseworker who works with Children and Young People.
- If you need help in getting support from other places we can help with that if you need it.
- We can help explain your rights and the law.
- If you want to, we can help you speak to the police or support you tell your parents.
- You can speak to us about anything and we’re here to listen to you.
Speak to Us
If you think you need to report a crime, tell a parent, carer or adult you trust first.
- In an emergency call 999.
- If it is not an emergency, call 101.
You can speak to us by:
- using the online web chat service;
- calling our free phone number on 0800 953 9595;
- emailing us at email@example.com.
- We are open Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm, and Wednesday 9am to 8pm.
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