Useful services & helplines

Services in Leeds

The Market Place provides services include a drop in, counselling and other one-to-one support. All services are free and confidential, and available to 13–25 year olds in Leeds.

Address: 8–18 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG
Tel: 0113 2461659.
Website: www.themarketplace

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service
(SLCS) works with people aged 16 and over and have specialist knowledge and experience of working with suicide and self-harm. Dial House is a place for sanctuary open 6pm–2am Friday–
Monday. Visitors can access when they are in crisis. Please call from 6pm on the night you would like to request a visit.

Address: Dial House, 12 Chapel Street, Halton, Leeds, LS15 7RW
Tel: 0113 2609328

Archway provides support to young people aged 16–25. Services include a drop in, counselling, and a variety of support work and activities.

Address: 95 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 5AQ
Tel: 0113 383 3900

TESS & -  This is a website for women in emotional distress and who self-harm.
The website has ideas for support and coping with difficult feelings, and also has an e-mail and text support service for young women aged up to 25 (called TESS)
They also offer the RAINBOW Journal, which is free to under 18’s. 

Help lines

ChildLine – free and confidential helpline for children and young people
Tel: 0800 11 11

Samaritans – confidential helpline
Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)
Connect is a helpline open 6–10:30pm every night of the year for people over 16 living in Leeds. The service provides emotional support and information for people in distress. Run by Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service.
Tel: 0808 800 1212

HOPELineUK – a specialist helpline staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to:

• children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about themselves
• anyone who is concerned about a young person
Tel: 0800 068 41 41

Young Minds Parents Helpline – a free and confidential national helpline for parents.
Tel: 0808 802 5544 (9:30am – 4pm) Monday to Friday

Learning Disability Helpline
provides information and advice.
Tel: 0808 808 1111