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Derbyshire Friend, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T)

Derbyshire Friend, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender

Derbyshire Friend, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T) is a registered local charity providing specialist support and advocacy service. 

They offer confidential advice, information and supportive listening to under 25s in Derbyshire, including their families and friends and anyone who may be questioning their sexuality.

They run four youth groups across Derbyshire in: Derby, Ilkeston, Swadlincote and Tibshelf.

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The Young Space Police site for Derbyshire. Here you can read advice from the police, find out what the police do and play games on the Fun Stuff page.

Click here to visit the Young Space website

Derbyshire Youth Service

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Offers a wide range of things to do and places to go for young people aged between 11 - 19 years old, all of which can be enjoyed out of school hours.

Youth Clubs and Projects - young people along with youth workers plan a programme of activities including art, sports, trips out, music and space to chill out with friends.

Adventurous Activities - A team provides new opportunities for you to try out such as riding, skate &, canoeing, camping and many more outdoor activities.

Creative Arts - Film making, photography, graffiti &, mural projects, dance, young bands, DJing, youth theatre and circus skills are just some of the wide range of activities available.

Find out more by logging onto

Get Connected

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Free Confidential Help for Young People

Get Connected is a free help line for those young people who know they need help but don’t know where to find it. You can contact them by phone, email and webchat. The helpline volunteers are fully trained to support each young person in their unique situation and help them to choose the best service in the UK.

Get Connected is the vital gateway between a distressing, confusing problem and the service that can help a young person to solve it.


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Need to Talk? Call Childline

You can talk to them about anything that’s worrying you:- bullying, running away from school, friends, drugs, cyber bullying, puberty, peer pressure, crime, sex abuse, how you look, pregnancy, families, safety, alcohol.

Youth 2 Youth (Y2Y)

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The UKs first young person’s helpline, run by young people for young people.

Many young people find it difficult to talk to adults; some don’t trust them and often young people feel that older people just don’t understand. Y2Y provide an alternative as all helpline staff are young people themselves who have been specially trained to help.

This confidential, help line if for any young person under 19 years who feel they need emotional support. Young people who are worried, confused or just need to talk can contact trained volunteers by phone, email or on line chat.

Telephone helpline is open Monday and Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm 020 8896 3675

DASS Domestic Abuse Support Service for High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.

Phone 0800 328 1242