Help, Support & Advice

Useful Information Coronavirus COVID-19

We have put together some helpful information and support that you may find helpful during the current Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

These can be accessed on the dedicated page for Help and Information: Coronavirus COVID-19

Themed Support


Support children, parents, carers and young people to take part in decisions that affect their lives. Free confidential and impartial information, advice or support

Advocacy Support

Hate Crime, Anti-Bullying & Prejudiced Incidents


Got Your Back Halton

  • Self-Referral can be made by you or your friends aged 18 or under if you have been a victim of crime
  • Referral by a Professionals/Agency – parental or guardian permission is required to pass the young person’s details on to the service
  • Got Your Back Halton Tel: 0800 6406466, Text GYBMentor to 82228, Email [email protected] 

Hate Crime

  • Cheshire Police – Hate Crime explained, how to report, information and advice
  • Safe in Town Scheme – Look out for the sticker in shop windows if you feel afraid out in Halton


Prejudiced Incidents

Useful Information

Support Groups

These groups work in partnership with us to help produce the Halton Local Offer and services across Halton

The groups are also members of the NEW Local Offer Steering Group and Halton Children’s Trust Board

Bright Sparks

Supports young people to be involved in decision making in Halton, we help young people with disabilities to have a say in the services provided for them

Halton SEND Carer's Forum

Directs parent carers to information and services provided for our children and young people with special educational needs and/ or disabilities  in Halton.

Children in Care Council

Provides an opportunity for you to work together to promote your views, values and opinions and is a way for you to be involved in the planning and decision making processes on matters that affect your life

Halton Youth Cabinet

Represents the voices of young people, we are supported by Halton Borough Council to act in a youth voice capacity across Runcorn and Widnes with the main aim of improving Halton