Local services

Alliance Learning

Description
Support with training and apprenticeships.

ALRA North (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts)

Description
BA and MA qualifications as well as a range of shorter courses and workshops.

Ashton YMCA

Description
Training and apprenticeships for the beauty industry and childcare.

Catch 22

Description
If you're aged 16-25 and need support to find a safe place to live.

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Description
Advice and support on emotional and mental health issues for young people aged up to 18.

Citizens Advice

Description
Free, confidential and impartial advice on lots of different subjects.

Coops Foyer

Description
Help and support young people aged 16-25 who are having housing problems.

DMR Training and Consultancy

Description
Traineeships and apprenticeships for young people age 16-24

Embrace Wigan and Leigh

Description
If you have a disability we can provide support for you and your family.

Family Planning Clinics

Description
Advice and support on sexual health and contraception.

Fix-it UK

Description
If you're aged 14-25 and if you have struggled at school we offer an alternative, practical option to school.

FLM Training

Description
Support to get qualifications in subjects linked to sports and fitness.

Gateway

Description
If you or your family need some extra support, we will help find the right service for you.

GK Training Services

Description
Support with training and apprenticeships.

Groundwork and Prince's Trust

Description
Groundwork hosts the Prince's Trust Programme in Wigan and Leigh, a 16 week personal development opportunity for 16-25 year olds.

Health Hub

Description
Confidential health drop-in service especially for young people.

Health Service for Children in Care

Description
Health service for young people living in care

Hidden Harm

Description
Is your mum or dad's drug or alcohol use making life difficult for you? We can help you and your family.

Job Centre Plus

Description
Help finding work and information about universal credit, jobseekers' allowance and other benefits.

Kooth

Description
Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Mediation Service

Description
We can help to reduce tensions between young people and their communities.

Papyrus

Description
We aim to prevent young suicide. If you are feeling very sad, worried or anxious get in touch.

Pro-Co

Description
Offering a range of educational and training opportunities.

Railway Road Project

Description
Supported housing project in Leigh, for people who are homeless or if you have a serious risk of becoming homeless.

Restorative Justice

Description
Voluntary opportunities for those affected by crime and anti-social behaviour.

Restorative Solutions

Description
Helping you to make more positive choices in your life and change any behaviour you've been involved in that might not be very good for you.

Spectrum (formally Brook, The Shine and Barnardo's Sexual Health Service)

Description
Advice and information about sex, relationships and contraception.

Targeted Services

Description
Information to explain what Wigan Council's targeted services team do.

The Brick Homeless Shelter

Description
Support for anyone who finds themselves homeless.

The Media College and Launchpad (Expanse Group)

Description
Qualifications in various creative subjects.

Victim Support

Description
Help if you have been a victim of crime and need some support, or are continuing to experience violence in your home or relationship.

Voice and Engagement

Description
The service offers activities for young people aged 11-19, support from youth workers and ways to get involved and have your say.

Well Women Centre

Description
Counselling sessions, relaxation courses, manage your anger, build your confidence, make friends and get advice about sexual health.

Wigan and Leigh College

Description
A wide range of courses, qualifications and opportunities for further education.

Wigan and Leigh Young Carers

Description
Support and advice for young carers.

Wigan Council homes

Description
Housing options and advice on housing issues.

Wigan Family Welfare

Description
An opportunity to talk to a counsellor in confidence.

Wigan Safeguarding Children Board

Description
If you don't feel safe for any reason you can contact us.

Wigan Youth Zone

Description
Support with careers, apprenticeships and training.

Willow Project

Description
Willow project is a counselling service for young people aged up to 19 in Wigan and Leigh

Winstanley College

Description
A range of training, qualifications and opportunities for further education.

Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team

Description
If you are worried about your own or a friend's drug or alcohol use, you can talk to us.

Youth Justice

Description
Supporting young people who have been involved in crime to make more positive choices.
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