Youth Services Support Directory
Information for young people about mental health and wellbeing and how to find support.
Infoline: 0300 123 3393 https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-young-people/
Free 24 hr helpline providing support to anyone in emotional distress.
116 123 http://www.samaritans.org/
Free 24 hr helpline, email service, online and phone counselling for children and young people under 19.
0800 1111 https://www.childline.org.uk/
Information for young people about mental health conditions and seeking help. Helpline for parents/carers. Information for young people, carers and professionals about mental health campaigns.
0808 802 5544 https://youngminds.org.uk/
Rethink Mental Illness
Advice and Information Service that offers practical help on a wide range of topics such as the Mental Health Act, living with mental illness and medication. https://www.rethink.org/
Time to Change Resources for campaigning about mental health in your community. https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/
Advice and support to help anyone under 35 stay safe from suicide. Advice also available for anyone concerned that a young person might be thinking about suicide. 0800 068 4141, or text 07786 206967 https://papyrus-uk.org/hopelineuk/
Helpline, email, live chat, telephone counselling service and crisis text line for anyone wanting support under 25. The Mix is here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. 0800 808 4994 https://www.themix.org.uk/
Free, safe and anonymous online counselling support for young people between 11 – 18. Counsellors available every day until 10pm. You can also get support from the online Kooth community, read articles written by young people and write in a daily journal. https://www.kooth.com/index.html
Support for anyone diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
03444 775 774 https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/
Helpline, webchat, information and online support groups for anyone under 18 with an eating disorder.
0808 801 0711 https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/
Support for young people when someone dies. A safe place where you can learn from other young people how to cope with grief and feel less alone 0800 808 1677 https://www.hopeagain.org.uk/
Confidential health advice and support for 16-25s. App available for iOS and Android.
Switchboard provides a listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through Instant Messaging.
0300 330 0630 https://switchboard.lgbt/
The campaign against living miserably for men is leading a movement against suicide. Support available for men aged between 15-35. 0808 802 5858 https://www.thecalmzone.net/
Support for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
0845 390 6232 https://www.ocdaction.org.uk/
Support for people living with manic depression/bipolar disorder.
Young people’s helpline supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
0808 800 5007 https://www.safeline.org.uk/
Students Against Depression
A website created for students offering advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. https://www.studentsagainstdepression.org/
Free legal information for children and young people.
West London CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
Mental health assessment and treatment for children, young people (0-18), and their families.
020 8483 1979 http://www.westlondoncamhs.nhs.uk/
Back on Track (IAPTS)
Talking therapy for people over 18 who are living or registered with a GP in Hammersmith & Fulham.
0300 123 1156 https://www.backontrack.nhs.uk/
The First team (Early Intervention in Psychosis Service)
Early intervention teams working with young people (14-35) experiencing their first episode of psychosis.
020 7386 1160 https://westlondon.nhs.uk/service/early-intervention/
Hounslow Youth Counselling Service
Free one-to-one counselling for young people aged 11-25 who are living, working or studying in Hounslow.
0202 8568 1818 https://www.hycscounselling.co.uk/
Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster Mind
Mental health services and support for adults and young people in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster.
020 7259 8100 https://www.bwwmind.org.uk/
Women & Girls Network
A free, female only service that supports women and girls who have experienced violence or are at risk of violence.
020 7610 4678 http://www.wgn.org.uk/
Drugs and alcohol support for young people in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea.
020 8960 5510 https://www.talktofrank.com/treatment-centre/insight-kc
Hammersmith & Fulham Action On Disability
Youth service supporting young people (11-25) with disabilities. After school activities, holiday programs, youth clubs, volunteering and art projects. https://healthwatchcwl.co.uk/services/action-on-disability-hammersmith-fulham/
Hammersmith and Fulham Mencap
Support for children and adults with learning disabilities, and their carers and families. Advocacy, Youth Development Project, Children’s Play Services, Young People’s Transitions Practitioner.
020 8748 5168 https://hfmencap.org/
Support for young people in West & Central London through inspirational projects. Young people’s program offers activities to keep boredom at bay. [email protected] arts and digital media youth club offers free and fun digital medial training sessions as well as holiday programs (ages 10-21, 25 for additional needs). https://www.octaviafoundation.org.uk/our_work/young_people_children
West London Action for Children
Counselling and therapy for children, young people and families in Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea.
020 7352 1155 https://www.wlac.org.uk/
Services to empower and inspire young people to make positive life choices. For young people ages 13-19 (up to 25 with additional needs) in Ealing. https://www.youngealing.co.uk/