A-Z Directory (Y-Z)

Young People and Children’s Services


Provides information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Tel: 020 8952 2800
Email: info@addiss.co.uk
Website: www.addiss.co.uk

Action for Children

Provides specialist support for vulnerable and neglected children and young people.
Tel: 0300 123 2112
Email: ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk
Website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk


Supports and provides information and advice to parents of children with special needs and disabilities in Brighton and Hove. Services cover education, health, leisure, benefits, training and advocacy.
Tel: 01273 772289
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk

Child Development Centre

The Seaside View Development Centre, based at Brighton General Hospital, provides a range of services for children with disabilities and developmental needs including family support.
Tel: 01273 265780
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk


Helpline for children and young people in danger or distress or with personal problems. Available 24 hours.
Tel: 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

Education Welfare Service

The City Council’s service can be contacted about all difficulties associated with a child or young person’s non-attendance at school. There may be problems because a child may help to look after a relative at home.
Tel: 01273 293567
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

National Deaf Children’s Society

NDCS provides  information, support and guidance to families covering a wide range of issues to do with deafness.
Tel: 0800 800 8880 (helpline)
Email: ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
Website: www.ndcs.org.uk

Parentline Plus

Offers help and support through free flexible services for parents.
Tel: 0808 800 2222 (helpline)
Email: parentssupport@parentlineplus.org.uk
Website: www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Scope Inclusion

Range of support services for children and young people with disabilities.
Tel: 01273 695675


Sibs is a charity providing information and support for young siblings who are growing up with a brother or sister with any disability.
Tel: 01535 645453
Website www.sibs.org.uk
Email info@sibs.org.uk

Youth Advice Centre

Centre in Hove for 13-25 yearolds. Offers information and guidance, drop-ins, a counselling service (by appointment only), housing advice, family planning and training/employment advice.
Tel: 01273 889292,  01273 828828 (Housing drop-ins), 01273 828854 (Counselling)
Email: yacservices@sussexcentralymca.org.uk

Young People’s Centre

Centre in Brighton for 13-25 year olds. Offers information and guidance, drop-ins, IT access, workshops, sexual health services, counselling and training/employment advice.
Tel: 01273 887886 or 230130, 01273 711633 (Counselling)
Email: ypc@impact-initiatives.org.uk

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