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Useful Contacts & Information

Sutton Family Information Services (fis)

For Information and advice on childcare and all other services for children and young people aged 0-19 and their families (including benefits and financial support, parent and family support services and advice on training or returning to work) contact the service, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., on 020 8770 6000.

Family Information Direct

Family Information Direct provides parents and carers with a comprehensive online directory of local and national childcare, activities and family support services.

Emergency Contraception

If you are aged 19 or under, you can get FREE emergency contraception from all family planning clinics, sexual health clinics (GU), some GPs, A&E (as a last resort) and the following pharmacists (ring for details):

Gaiger - 303 High Street, Sutton, SM1 1LL
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (020 8643 6787)

MPS Pharmacy - 46 The Market/Rosehill, Sutton, SM1 3HE
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. (020 8644 8142)

Day Lewis Pharmacy - Unit 4, Mollison Square, Wallington, SM6 9DA
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 2 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Thurs 6 p.m.), Sat 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (020 8669 4083)

If you are over 16 you can buy emergency contraception from most pharmacies at a cost of £25. Emergency contraception can be taken up to 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex, but it is more effective if taken in the first 24 hours. If it has been longer than 3 days, you may still be able to get an emergency coil fitted.

Drugs & Alcohol

CAHMS Substance Misuse Service

0208 652 7914

Drinkline

0800 917 8282

The Drinkaware Trust

0207 766 9900

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

0800 358 3456

Frank – Information/Advice about drugs

0300 123 6600

NHS Smoking Helpline

0300 123 1044

Release – Advice for those affected by drugs

0207 324 2989

Education, Training & Employment

Carshalton College

0208 544 4444

Sutton Job Centre

0845 604 3719

City & Guilds

0844 543 0000

Department for Education

0370 000 2288

Universities & Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)

0371 468 0468

General Health

Eating Disorders Association Youth Line

0845 634 7650

Epsom Hospital

0137 273 5735

Saneline (Mental Health)

0845 767 8000

St Helier Hospital

0208 296 2000

Young Minds (Mental Health)

0808 802 5544

Housing, Welfare & Benefits Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau

0208 405 3552

Housing Advice

0208 770 5800

Housing Benefit

0208 770 5444

National Debtline

0808 808 4000

Information, Advice, Counselling & Support

Care Law - Information for young people in care

0207 491 2622

ChildLine

0800 11 11

Cruse Bereavement Care

0844 477 9400

Gamcare - Advice and support with gambling

0808 802 0133

Jigsaw 4 U - Advocacy for looked-after young people

0208 687 1384

Kidscape - Anti bullying

0207 730 3300

NSPCC

0808 800 5000

Refugee/Migrant Network Sutton

0208 644 4374

Runaway Helpline

116 000

Samaritans - 24-Hour Helpline

0845 790 9090

Sutton Centre for Equality

0208 770 6199

The Princess Royal Trust Sutton Carers Centre

0208 296 5611

YouthLine

0800 096 1425

Personal Safety & Dealing with Violence

Galop Helpline - Homophobic violence and police issues

0207 704 2040

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC)

0148 354 6400

Survivors UK - Sexual abuse support for boys and young men

0845 122 1201

Sutton Police Station

0300 123 1212

Victim Support

0845 303 0900

ESafety Advice - ThinkUKnow

0870 000 3344

Sexual Health & Relationships

Body & Soul - support for those living with, or affected by HIV

0207 923 6880

Brook Helpline - Sexual health advice for under 25s

0808 802 1234

London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard

0300 330 0630

Sexual Health Helpline

0300 123 7123

Sexual Health Services – South West London

0208 407 3636

Terrence Higgins Trust - Information on HIV & Aids

0808 802 1221

Young Parents

Care to Learn - For childcare grants

0845 600 2809

Cry-sis - Support with sleepless babies

0845 122 8669

Families Need Fathers

0300 030 0363

Lone Parents - Advice on back to work/training

0208 700 8149

Maternity Alliance Information Line

0845 600 8533

Sure Start Young Parents Group

0208 640 8846

"Young Mums to be" Courses

0145 288 6416