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X-tras - Extra Information

This page is called “X-tras” as it contains lots of other information that doesn’t fit into the other categories, such as news and media organisations, national and local government departments, plus different places for finding information that might not be available on the other pages of this web site.

Government Organisations
National government - For information on the government and all the different departments
Press here
To contact the Prime Minister
Press here
Local government - For information on local government issues that affect you
Press here or press here
Local councils - For a complete list of local councils in the UK
Press here

Help and Advice Organisations
Careline
Confidential telephone counselling to children, young people and adults on any issue, including family and relationship problems, bullying, child abuse, eating disorders, bereavement, addictions, rape, depression and anxiety.
Tel: 0208 514 1177 Mon-Fri 10am-4pm and 7-10pm.
CALM
A confidential and anonymous help line which offers support to young men, with information about other organisations for a wide range of issues. There is no time-limit on calls and they won't show up on the bill if you use a landline.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (Free helpline open 5pm-3am, every day)
Web site
Citizens Advice Bureaux
The Citizens Advice Bureau Service (C.A.B.) offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice. They can be found in most towns in the United Kingom
Web site

Kidscape
Offers help and advice for kids on any topic.
Call 020 7730 3300 or 08451 205204 (Mon & Wed 9.30am - 5.30 pm)
Web site
Message Home
A confidential help line for those who have left home or have run away to send a message home an/or get help and advice
Tel: 0500 700 740 Free call 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
The Samaritans
Offer free emotional support to anyone going through a crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Tel: 08457 90 90 90
Web site
To find your nearest branch look inside the front cover of your local phone book or press here
Talk Adoption
Help line for all those involved in adoption.
Call 0808 808 1234 (Tues-Fri 3-9pm)
Telephone Help lines Association (THA)
Web site
Who Cares? Link Line
Offers information and support to young people who are or have been in care.
Tel: 0500 564 570 Free phone after 3.30pm, Mon, Wed, and Thu.
Youth Access
Will put you in touch with local contacts for counselling advice and information.
Tel: 0208 772 9900 9.30am - 5.30pm, Mon-Fri, ansaphone out of hours

Legal Organisations
The Law Society
The Law Society can put you in touch with a solicitor in your area.
Tel: 020 7242 1222
Web site
Legal Services Commission
Web site

Other Organisations
Advertising Standards Authority
Tel: 0207 580 5555
Age Concern
Web site
Help The Aged
Web site
Mail Preference Service
This organisation will stop you receiving junk mail through your letter box once you have registered your details with them
Freepost 22, London, W1E 7EZ

Nuisance Phone Calls - . All BT nuisance/malicious calls should reported to the Nuisance Call Advice Centre on 0800 661441 (24 hours).
BT's Nuisance Call advice line 0800 666700
Their web link provides BT customers with further important information regarding nuisance or malicious calls.
web site
Telephone Preference Service
This organisation stops unwanted telephone calls from marketing organisations and charities trying to sell/get you to donate over the phone. It is free to register and you can include mobile phones as well.
Web site