No one has to go it alone – get help and support

Whether you’re involved in a gang, carrying weapons or getting involved with crime, or you know someone that is, it’s not too late to get help and support or even just to find out more. Check out our range of links below for extra places to get help and advice. You can also check out our activities page to find out what’s on offer in the local area for you to get involved in.

Fearless is a service that allows you to pass on information about crime 100% anonymously. As an independent charity this means they do not ask you for any personal or contact details. They provide a route for passing on information about crime, safely and securely without revealing who you are.

If you’ve been affected by crime, they can give you the support you need to move forward. Their services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened.

The #knifefree website focuses on real stories of young people who decided not to carry a knife in an effort to inspire others to pursue positive alternatives. Living knife free isn’t always easy but it is possible. However knives are impacting your life, you don’t have to go through it alone.

Feel the need to carry a weapon? You’re potentially putting yourself in danger. Visit The Mix to get help to make the right choices.

It’s never too late to ask for help if you’re worried about knife crime. You could talk to your teacher, another adult you trust or contact Childline.

Find out everything you need to know about drugs, their effects and the law. Visit for facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today.


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