Staying Safe This Winter

Bradford College will be closed for the Christmas break from 18th December. We will re-open to students on Monday 4th January. During this period our services to students will be unavailable, this includes our Safeguarding and Wellbeing team.

If you find that you need help or support during this period you may find one or more of the following services helpful:

Mental Health

First Response: Tel 01274 221181

MIND: Tel: 01274 730815

Samaritans – help for people in emotional distress or feeling suicidal. Tel: 116 123

Physical Health

NHS Direct: Tel: 111

Sexual Health

Locala Sexual Health: Howard House, 2nd Floor, Bank St, Bradford BD1 1EE. Tel: 0303 330 9500

MESMAC – Sexual health for gay and bi-sexual men. 28 Chapel St, Bradford BD1 5DN. Tel: 01274 395815

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Plus (LGBT+) Support

Switchboard – LGBT+ Helpline: Tel: 0300 330 0630

Problems with Drugs and/or Alcohol

The Bridge Project: Tel 01274 745636


Bradford Central Foodbank: The Jubilee Centre, Jermyn Street, Bradford, BD1 4EJ Tel: 07838 830438

Bradford North Foodbank: Unit 12, Inspire Bradford Business Park Newlands Way BD10 0JE. Tel: 01274 292256


Bradford Nightstop: Carlisle Business Centre, Carlisle Rd, Bradford BD8 8BD. Tel: 01274 776888

Housing Options (emergency duty team) Tel: 01274 381999

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

Bradford Rape Crisis: Tel: 01274 308270

Bradford Survive & Thrive: Tel: 0808 2800 999 Tel: 01274 481039

Victim Support: Tel: 0300 332 1000

Men Standing Up (Bradford Cyrenians) – for male victims of domestic abuse. Tel: 0300 303 0167

Crime & Safety

Police – For emergencies Tel: 999

Police – For non–emergencies and advice: Tel: 101

Victim Support: Tel: 0300 332 1000

Bradford Children’s Social Care Emergency Duty Team: Tel: 01274 431010

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