Some helplines and websites where you can get information, advice and support. All information provided by external organisations below is for reference purposes only. Please be aware they are not recommendations or guidance by SAYiT.
Need urgent help or advice?
A free, private and confidential service for young people, where you can talk about anything.
Call (Open 24/7) 0800 1111
24 hour service, 7 days a week offering emotional support.
Call (Open 24/7) 116 123
Essential support for under 25s. Phone, Email, Web support and Counselling.
Call 0808 808 4994
Text (Open 24/7)– text THEMIX to 85258
Sheffield Young People's Wellbeing Support Line
A support line so young people in the city aged 12–18 can talk about issues they’re struggling with.
Call (Open Mon-Fri 5pm-9pm and Saturday 9am to 9pm) 0808 275 8892
LGBTQ+ Specific Support
LASS (Lesbian Asylum Support Sheffield)
Support group for lesbian, bi, trans,
nonbinary and queer asylum seekers &
refugees in Sheffield
c/o Sheffield City of Sanctuary The
Sanctuary 37-39 Chapel Walk Sheffield
Other LGBTQ+ Groups, Activities and Information
Sheffield Hallam Students' Union LGBT+ Students Committee
Sheffield Hallam Students' Union Liberation Group representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and all other students of a minority sexuality or gender.
Sheffield Hallam Students' Union
The HUBS Paternoster Row
Sheffield S1 2QQ
0114 225 4111
University of Sheffield LGBT+ Committee
Sexual Health Support
Other links and support for young people
There for you if you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else who is
Call: 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day)
If you’re a student, you can look on the nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too.
A website to help young people understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you. Please note their webiste and information doesn’t particulary reflect LGBT+ experiences of abuse.
What Our Young People Say
“Fruitbowl has been amazing. I have met so many nice people and the workers are brilliant, and always there to help you if you have a problem.”