Useful Contacts and Websites


Emergency Duty Team

To contact a social worker in an emergency in the evening, night time or weekends

T: 01609 780780

Speak Up - York's Children's Rights and Advocacy Service

Call or text 07769725174



This website tells you all you need to know about being in care.

A National Voice

An organisation run by young people, and for young people who are in or leaving care.

Rights 4 Me

This is a national website where you can say how you feel about being in care.

Children's Legal Centre

Advice about children's rights and any aspect of the law that affects children and young people.


Childline is a free and confidential helpline for children and young people. Freephone 0800 1111.

Law Stuff

Great website for all you need to know about your legal rights.



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