Wider Help and Support


Nottshelpyourself is a website designed to help people find information about a whole range of organisations and services including

  • activities, groups and events in your local community
  • childcare providers
  • support for children and young people aged 0–25 years, with a special educational need and/or a disability
  • health and social care information and support for adults and children
  • workplace health schemes.


If you are experiencing domestic abuse, you can seek support by ringing the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 or, if an emergency, please dial 999

Cancer Support (non-clinical)

The Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Gateway is a single point of access for all none-clinical needs a person with cancer may be experiencing. They work with anyone OVER 18 and can also support friends and family of people who have a cancer diagnosis. The benefit of a referral to The Gateway is that alongside their direct offer, they will also ensure that any other needs are addressed through referrals and signposting to both statutory and voluntary sector services. They then ensure this is followed up at a 1 and then 3 month interval to ensure their needs have been addressed.

For further information please read the booklet Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Gateway Nottingham

And to refer into this service please complete the Beyond Diagnosis Referral Form

The Macmillan Information and Support Service in Nottingham  offer free, confidential support and advice to anyone that needs it, in a safe and comfortable space, whether you are living with cancer, or are a relative, friend or carer of someone who is.

Family Support

A wealth of information and advice from Health Professionals, supporting families from pregnancy through to pre-school can be found at Health for Under 5’s 

Text the Healthy Family Team for confidential advice and support 07520 619919 or ring the Advice Line to speak to a member of the Healthy Family Team on 0300 123 3387 option 4

Information and advice for those 5 and over can be found at Health for Kids

Information and advice for teenagers can be found at Health for Teens


Information on healthcare for the armed forces and how the NHS can help if you are in the British armed forces or are a veteran, a reservist or a family member of someone who is serving or who has served can be found on the NHS website.

Mental Health Wellbeing

Information on mental health, including suicide awareness, can be found on the Nottinghamshire County Council website

NottAlone is a dedicated website providing information and support for young people’s mental health across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County. If you are aged under 25. are a parent or carer, or a professional who works with and supports young people, you can find information, advice and where to go to get help in Nottinghamshire

Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs)

The Topaz centre Sexual Assault Referral Centre offers free support and practical help to anyone over 18 in Nottinghamshire who has experienced sexual abuse and sexual violence.

The service is completely confidential and you do not have to give any personal information in order to get help.

If you would like to speak to someone the service is available 24/7, on 0800 085 9993 or you can contact them via their website

For anyone under 18 there is a dedicated service – East Midlands Children and Young People’s Sexual Assault Service delivered in partnership by Nottingham University Hospital, please see their website or telephone 0800 183 0023