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Useful Information

Useful website links

1. Benefits, benefit guides and benefit calculators -  https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators

2. Bereavement support for young people https://www.hopeagain.org.uk/

3. Bury Art Gallery and Museums https://www.bury.gov.uk/MuseumsandGalleries/

4. Bury Leisure Centres https://www.bury.gov.uk/BuryLeisure/

5. Bury Libraries https://www.bury.gov.uk/libraries/

6. Bury Lifestyle Service https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/service.page?id=zvg3OWX6bvM

7. Bury Support Fund - https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10774

8. Care Leavers Foundation http://www.thecareleaversfoundation.org/About_Us

9. Careers and jobs advice – https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

10. Childcare and support advice and funding https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10391

11. ChildLine – https://www.childline.org.uk/

12. Children in care and leaving care services in Bury https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10778

13. Children in Care Council Bury https://burychildrenincarecouncil.bury.gov.uk/

14. Children’s Commissioner https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/help-at-hand/about-us/

15. Childrens Rights https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/service.page?id=kpypMAoA-n0

16. Citizens Advice Bureau http://burycab.org.uk/

17. Coram Voice – national charity championing the rights of children in care and care leavers - https://coramvoice.org.uk/young-peoples-zone

18. Dentist – how to register with a dentist - https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/dentists/how-to-find-an-nhs-dentist/

19. Doctors – how to register with a GP (doctor) in Bury https://www.buryccg.nhs.uk/you-and-your-health/choose-the-right-service/gp-surgery/

20. Drug and alcohol advice https://www.earlybreak.co.uk/ or FRANK – honest information about drugs – https://www.talktofrank.com/

21. Drug and alcohol advice post 18 years old, One Recovery Bury – https://www.adsolutions.org.uk

22. Factsheets for children in care and care leavers by the charity BECOME - https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/care-factsheets/

23. Healthy eating and active lifestyle advice https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

24. Healthy Young Minds https://healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk/find-us/bury/

25. Housing advice https://www.bury.gov.uk/Housing/ or https://www.sixtownhousing.org/your-home/finding-a-new-home/

26. Job Centre Bury https://www.jobcentreguide.co.uk/bury-jobcentre

27. LGBTQ - https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/ or https://www.gov.uk/guidance/advice-and-support-for-lgbt-people https://gids.nhs.uk/referrals

28. Manchester Immigration Aid Unit – http://gmiau.org/

29. Mental health advice for young people – https://www.rethink.org/

30. Money advice service - https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

31. National Leaving Care Benchmark Forum http://www.leavingcare.org/

32. NHS advice for stopping smoking https://quitnow.smokefree.nhs.uk/

33. NHS Health A-Z – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/

34. Online support for eating disorders https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

35. Princes Trust https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people

36. Refugees – https://www.refugee-action.org.uk/

37. Samaritans https://www.samaritans.org/branches/bury/

38. Sexual Health advice and information https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/service.page?id=QJ9Fs7JJSJM or https://www.brook.org.uk/ or http://www.thesexualhealthhub.co.uk/
 
39. Special Educational Needs and Disability Local Offer for Bury https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/localoffer.page

40. Tavistock Clinic – http://gids.nhs.uk/referrals

41. UASC – unaccompanied asylum seeking children - https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/our-work/children/ or http://gmiau.org/

42. Volunteering opportunities https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/advice.page?id=9vK5nkTmUk4

43. Young Mums Pregnancy Advice and information https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/advice.page?id=tJhzt21imSU

44. Youth Offending Team https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/service.page?id=zB7jLQCHmjU

45. Youth Support (Connexions, Youth Service, Youth Participation Service) https://tradedservices.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=13537

46. Bury Early Help Toolkit https://www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/directory.page?directorychannel=11-4

47. Applying to university as a care leaver - guide https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/universities/applying-to-university-as-a-care-leaver/

Useful contact numbers:

Housing - 0161 253 5251
Children’s Rights – 0161 253 6339
Early Break – 0161 723 3880
One Recovery – 0161 253 6488
Samaritans – 116 123
Calm – 0800 585 858
Crisis Point – 0161 238 5149
Virgin Sexual Health Advice – 0161 762 1588
NHS health advice 111
Police none emergency – 101
Universal credit – 0800 328 9344
Support Fund – 0161 253 7030
Connexions – 0161 253 7733
Health Young Minds – 0161 716 1112
Healthy Minds – 0161 253 5258
Streetwise – 0161 253 6476
Six Town Housing – 0161 253 8001
Walk in centre Moorgate – 0161 447 9820
Walk In centre Prestwich – 0161 763 4242
Probation – 0161 764 9514
YOS – 01706 926 950

PLEASE SEE DOWNLOADS SECTION ON LEFT HAND SIDE TO SEE:

  • GLOSSARY  - this gives an explanation of abbreviations used in this website
  • POST 16 PATHWAYS BOOKLET - this gives general information on your options at the age of 16 and above

Bury Council do not promote or endorse any of the services listed in this Directory. For more information on this please read our disclaimer here.

This page was last updated on: 02/10/2019

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