Blackpool Council provides a substance misuse service called the hub for young people aged 24 and under, their families, friends and professionals alike. They offer advice and information on all substances including alcohol, tobacco and solvents. the hub aims to be flexible to meet young people's needs, provides one to one support and is free, friendly and non-judgmental.
Staff are able to meet young people in a wide range of settings all over Blackpool, including schools, youth clubs, children's homes, children's centres or another venue of their choosing.
the hub offers:
Drop In Sessions
- Advice and information on all substances including alcohol, tobacco and solvents.
- A flexible service to meet young people's needs which is free, friendly and non-judgmental.
- One to one support.
- Training and group work.
- Substance misuse treatment, including access to weekly doctors clinics.
- A multi-agency approach.
- 24 hour answering machine service.
the hub also provides weekly drop in sessions for young people. These take place on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1pm to 4pm at Connect (click here for details).
How to refer:
Phone: 01253 476010
Text: 07920 807021
Fax: 01253 476016
If you are short of credit, we will ring you straight back (during office hours).
Blackpool Council also provides information and advice to young people on sexual health, support in school and finding training, education & employment plus much more.