Web sites and web pages of interest

Carers Direct

The Fakenham Medical Practice

North Norfolk Radio

BBC Radio Norfolk

BBC Radio Suffolk

Fakenham Parish Church

Net Mums

Heron NHS

Fakenham Info

KickStart Fakenham

Voluntary Norfolk

West Norfolk Voluntary and Community Action

Fakenham Area Partnership

Fakenham Library

Fakenham Society

The Samaritans.

Support After Murder and Manslaughter.

Bereavement Advice
– for full advice on what to do after a bereavement.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Road Peace
– support for road accident victims and their families.

ACCESS – supporting migrants in East Anglia
Tel: 01553 773905

Counselling Directory

Childline – 24 hour counselling service for children & young people
Tel: 0800 1111

Children’s Society – supporting vulnerable children
Tel: 0300 3037000

Five Million Men helpline – dedicated service for men affected by rape or childhood sexual abuse
Tel: 0808 8005005

Fresh Start New Beginnings – therapeutic service for children and young people up to the age of 21 years who have reported being sexually abused and offering support to their families
Tel: 0147 353355

ICaSH – Integrated contraception & sexual health offering free and confidential advice & sexual health screening
Tel: 0300 3003030

Leeway Domestic Violence & Abuse services. Specialist domestic abuse support in Norfolk & Waveney
Tel: 0300 5610077

LGBT+ project – supporting the health & well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender+ community in Norfolk with advice, peer support & information
Tel: 01603 219299

Magdalene Group – raising awareness & preventing the exploitation of women & young people
Tel: 01603 610256

MAP – Norfolk’s youth information, advice & counselling centre
Tel: 01603 766994

Matthew Project – supporting young people & adults with drug & alcohol related issues to receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.
Tel: 0300 7900227 – adults. Under 18’s 0800 9704866

MIND – mental health charity
Tel: 0300 1233393

MOSAC – provides support to all non-abusing parents & carers whose children have been sexually abused
Tel: 0800 9801958

NAPAC – national association for people abused in childhood
Tel: 0800 8010331 National Freephone support line

NSPCC – UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.
Tel: 0808 8005000 24/7 helpline

Diabetes UK North Norfolk

Norfolk Counselling and Learning Matrix

The Matthew Project – Drug and Alcohol Support, Norfolk and Suffolk

Active Fakenham

Self-help guides

NHS Choices

Change for Life

Mental Health Foundation


Citizens Advice Bureau

Scope – disability information and advice

Health information in Easy to Read format

Realise Futures Learning & Development

Therapy Directory – Occupational therapy

NHS England – Statistics

State of the NHS – A snapshot

The British Red Cross

The Salvation Army

Musical Keys

The Alzheimer’s Society

Cooking tips for people with diabetes

Pandora Project – supporting women & children affected by domestic abuse living in West Norfolk & Swaffham

PODS – Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors
Tel: 0800 1814420

Rape Crisis – promotes the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence
Tel: 0808 802 9999 12 noon – 2.30pm and 7 – 9.30pm

Rose Project – provides a range of specialist services to young people at risk of or who have experienced child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Norfolk
Tel: 0808 8001037

Safeline – offering counselling & support services for those affected by rape and sexual abuse
Tel: 0808 8005008

Sue Lambert Trust – Norfolk based charity providing support for survivors of sexual abuse aged 11+
Tel: 01603 622406

Survivors UK – provide information, support & counselling for male victims / survivors of rape and sexual abuse as well as their family & friends
Text / SMS chat – 020 33221860

Survivors Trust – national umbrella agency for over 140 specialist voluntary sector agencies throughout the UK and Ireland providing a range of counselling, therapeutic and support services
Tel: 08088 010 818 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm & 6pm-8pm/Fri 10am-4pm

Victim Support Norfolk – gives emotional and practical help to people who have been affected by crime in Norfolk
Tel: 0300 303 0165 Lines are open Monday to Friday 10.30am-6.30pm, and Saturday 10am-4pm.
If you need support outside of open hours, call the Support line for free on 08 08 16 89 111 or request support via our website

Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney provide a range of support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress. The service is free and available to people aged 16 and over living in Norfolk
Tel: 0300 1231503

Harbour Centre – Norwich

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Hypnotherapy Directory – Find a hypnotherapist near you

Access to Work:

British Dyslexia Association:

The National Autistic Society:

International Stress Management Association:

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA):

Grants for Austistic Children: