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Drop-in opening hours
Monday to Friday 2pm to 6pm Saturday 1pm to 4pm

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Services available are free, informal and confidential for 11-19 year olds (20-25 years click below).

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FAQs

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Q: How long will I have to wait to be seen? A: It depends on the service you are in for, and how busy we are. We will always try to get you seen as quickly as possible. Staff will keep you informed on waiting times as much as they can.
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Q: I am getting bullied at school and canít speak to my teachers, I canít take it anymore. Can I talk to you? A: Yes, you can come down to the Corner drop-in to discuss this anytime during opening hours. A worker will speak to you on your own, or even speak to teachers on your behalf.
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Q: My friends are taking drugs and I feel under pressure to take them, but I donít want to. What can I do? A: It is really up to what you decide. Sometimes it is hard to say no to friends as you may be scared that they will laugh at you or start to leave you out. But it is your decision, for support on how to handle this, come in and talk. This sounds like a really difficult situation you are in. You are more than welcome to discuss your feelings with a Corner worker, and build your confidence in order to do what is right for you.
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Q: Who will you tell about my visit to The Corner? A: The Corner is a confidential service, which means details of your visit will not be shared with anyone else, regardless of your age. Staff may need to share information outwith the Corner only if there are serious concerns about you or another young persons safety or wellbeing. You will always be kept fully informed if information needs to be shared with anyone else.
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Q: I have been kicked out of my home and I donít know where to get help. A: If you can come along to the Corner Drop-In, you will be able to discuss your situation with a worker who can support you to access temporary accommodation then support services. We can also talk to the housing support services on your behalf, and most important is to make sure you are safe.
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Q: If I tell you I self harm will you try to put me in hospital? A: We will not put you in hospital; however we will work with other services to make sure you get the best care possible. Self harm is a way of coping with troubles, not the most positive or constructive, but we would never force you to do anything.
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Corner 21st!

Corner 21st!

22nd December 2016

The Corner is going to be 21 years old in 2017.   To recognise and celebrate the role that The Corner has had in the... Read More...