I choose to have a life, not a knife 2018-10-03T01:00:35+01:00

Choose to have a life, not a knife

Are you worried about knife crime?  If you or anyone you know has been a victim of knife or gun crime, or maybe you’re somehow involved in another way, there’s plenty of support available.

Get help and advice on what to do using the information below.

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Off The Record Youth Counselling provides free, independent and professional counselling for 14-25 year olds in the Croydon area.

Tel: 020 8251 0251
email: croydon@talkofftherecord.org
Twitter: @talkotr

Services are free and confidential and available to everyone. Here to help you if you have been affected by crime and need support.

Tel: 08 08 16 89 111

You can report crimes anonymously to this service (without giving any personal information).

Ment4 offer one-to-one specialist mentoring for 12 to 17 year olds in Croydon and help them achieve their goals.

Find out more

Choose not to carry a knife.
Get information, advice and support for yourself or your friends and family.

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If you are aged 4–17 years, you can get support if you have been affected by crime.

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