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Support for young people and their families

Discover what kind of support is available to young people and their families, how to contact Youth and Family Support, who to contact in a crisis and other services available.

What kind of support is available to young people and their families?

Youth and family support (YFS) provide help and advice for young people and their families who are experiencing problems or require support with: 

  • Emotional Health
  • Mental health
  • Wellbeing
  • Behaviour and aggression
  • Drugs or alcohol
  • Family relationships
  • School attendance
  • Bereavement and separation
  • Youth counselling

How do I contact Youth and Family Support?

The Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH) will listen to your concerns and decide what action needs to be taken. They can help put you in touch with services who can help. 

More information is available on the support and protection for children (0-19) page. 

Tel: (01482) 395500

Email: childrens.socialcare@eastriding.gcsx.gov.uk

Who should I contact if I am in crisis?

If you need immediate advice you can contact the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH) to log your concern and receive advice:

Tel: (01482) 395500

Email: childrens.socialcare@eastriding.gcsx.gov.uk

Still not sure if you should contact us?

If you are worried that a child/young person is being affected by any of the following you can contact us:

  • domestic violence
  • abusive/exploitative relationships
  • behaviour, emotional well-being/mental health
  • alcohol and/or substance misuse
  • welfare and benefits
  • bereavement and separation

EHaSH can signpost you to services that could help and support you and your family.

More information is available on the support and protection for children (0-19) page. 

What other services are available for young people and their families?

Family Information Service Hub (FISH)

The FISH team operates a friendly helpline offering free, impartial information for young people, parents and carers and professionals who have a role in supporting families.

FISH is a 'one-stop-shop' where you can get details of services in the East Riding for children and young people aged 0-20 years.

More information is available on the FISH page.

East Riding Local Offer

The Local Offer provides information on support and provision available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities from 0-25 years.

Local Offer aims to make clear the options that are available at a community level right through to specialist and targeted services for children and young people with more complex needs:

Local Offer (external website – opens in new window)

East Riding Young People Support Service

This service works with young people under the age of 19 to help with drug and/or alcohol-related problems.

For further information on this service please visit the website using the link below:

East Riding Young People Support Service (external website – opens in new window)

Last Updated: Monday, 28 November 2016