Youthoria, the website for young people in Cambridgeshire
The Cambridgeshire site for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
The National site for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
Log onto NHS choices and select the service you are looking for, and the area/postcode. You will get contact details for all available services in that area.
This government website has information on:
- Driving, transport and travel (includes passports and car tax)
- Benefits (includes tax credits and eligibility)
- Businesses and self-employed (tools and guidance for businesses)
- Employing people (includes pay, contracts and hiring)
- Education and learning (includes student loans and admissions)
- Working, jobs and pensions (includes holidays and finding a job)
- Housing and local services (owning or renting and council services)
- Crime, justice and the law (legal processes, courts and the police)
- Money and tax (includes debt and self-assessment)
- Births, deaths, marriages and care (includes civil partnerships and Lasting Power of Attorney)
- Disabled people (includes your rights, benefits and the Equality Act)
- Citizenship and life in the UK (includes voting, how government)
The National Youth Agency supports those involved in young peoples' personal and social development
Safe Lives has links to the Dash risk checklist which can be used for all intimate partner relationships, including LGBT, as well as for 'honour'-based violence and family violence. It is primarily intended for professional - both specialised domestic violence workers and other professionals working for mainstream services. The website also has a link to a version that can be used with young people - http://www.safelives.org.uk/practice-support/resources-identifying-risk-victims-face
Youth Work Resources has been created to provide the youthworker with the tools needed to provide quality youth work.
UK Youth is a charity at the heart of a national network of organisations dedicated to supporting young people to realise their potential. Their focus is on developing and promoting non-formal learning opportunities for all.
For young people
The NSPCC is the
YoungSibs is an online support service for brothers and sisters of disabled children and young people. It is for siblings who live in the UK and who are under 18 years old.
BYC empowers young people aged 25 and under to influence and inform the decisions that affect their lives. They support young people to get involved in their communities and democracy locally, nationally and internationally, making a difference as volunteers, campaigners, decision-makers and leaders.
vInspired is a charity that connects young people to volunteering opportunities
The NHS Choice website has an excellent new section for mental health aimed at young people.
Sexual health and contraception
iCASH is an integrated sexual health service and contraception for Cambridgeshire.
The Don't Pass It On site enables young people aged 16 - 24 to request a postal kit for chlamydia be sent to their home or request a test for chlamydia.
The Terence Higgins Trust offers HIV and sexualhealth support.
Dhiverse aims to reduce the spread of HIV and to promote good sexual health for all.
The ccard cambs scheme provides access to free condoms in a variety of places for young people up to the age of 25 years.
Brook offers free and confidential information for under 25s.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service.