Alateen

Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. Alcoholism is a family disease that affects everyone in the family. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. They meet to share their experiences of having, or having had, a problem drinker in their lives. They help and support each…

Barnardo’s

Barnardo’s believes in children regardless of their circumstances, gender, race disability or behaviour. Our purpose as a charity today is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children. Works with over 200,000 children, young people and families.  Over 900 vital services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering…

Beormund Community Centre

The Beormund is a charitable organisation and multi-use community centre providing a wide range of educational, training, social & cultural programmes and activities for the residents of Southwark, but particularly for people living in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe. The Beormund Centre is a safe, welcoming and accessible place with community facilties to meet the needs of…

Child & Adolescent Community Service (Lambeth)

Lambeth CACS is a Tier 3 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS). We provide assessment, treatment and care for young people, aged 0-18, who have moderate to severe mental health difficulties which impact on their functioning. We also will see young people and their families where substance misuse is co-occurring with a mental health…

Child & Adolescent Early Intervention Service (Lambeth)

Early Intervention is a Tier 2 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS). We provide assessment, care and short-term therapeutic treatment of up to six months, for children and young people, up to the age of 18, who have mental health problems. – We care for children and young people who are registered with a…

Child & Adolescent Neurodevelopmental Service (Lambeth)

The Team is a Tier 3 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS).  They provide psychological assessment and treatment for children and young people, up to the age of 18, who live in the London Borough of Lambeth. A Tier 3 CAMHS is provided by a team of specialists in a community mental health clinic…

Child & Adolescent Neurodevelopmental Service (Southwark)

The Southwark Neurodevelopmental Service is a Tier 3 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) based in the Sunshine House, Southwark Child and Young People’s Development  Centre. They provide assessment and treatment for children and young people, up to the age of 18, who have a severe developmental disability and complex mental health problems. They…

Child Anxiety & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Service

Offers assessment, and a variety of treatment options, including group treatment and individually based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for children and young people with stress reactions arising from exposure to a traumatic event or loss. The emphasis is on building up effective coping skills. Conducts research into the causes, treatment and prevention of childhood post…

ChildLine

Free, 24 hour, national, confidential helpline service for children and young people (up to 19 years) about anything worrying them or if they are in any kind of danger or distress. Offers telephone listening, comfort and protection. Trained counsellors provide support and advice and can refer children in danger to appropriate helping agencies.  Useful information available…

Faces in Focus

Faces in Focus is a young people’s Counselling Service for 11 – 25 year olds who mainly live, study or work in Southwark and Lambeth. Young people can refer themselves or be referred by another organisation or agency. Young people can get help with issues such as: education, training and employment housing welfare benefits money…

Functional Family Therapy Service (Southwark)

For Southwark Families with children 10 to 17 years of age. The Families’ First team are a team of family therapists trained in the Functional Family Therapy model (FFT). FFT is an evidence based family therapy approach to working with young people and their families where the adolescent in the family presents ‘externalising behaviours’ and…

Hope Again

Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care’s website for young people.  Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies. They also work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. How Cruse can help Cruse offers a range of services, including support…

Insight Southwark – Drug & Alcohol Service

At Insight Southwark we offer a fantastic, vibrant service for children and young people who require support and information about their own or a parent’s substance misuse problems. We are open to children and young people up to the age of 24 who are living in Southwark or attending school in the borough. We have…

Kings College Hospital

Assessment & Liaison Service    020 3299 3181 They offer inpatient and outpatient mental illness assessments by psychiatrists for people aged 18-65. They also provide psychiatric assessments within Emergency Departments to determine if people need mental health care and treatment at hospital.  Their aim is to ensure that mental illness expertise is available to people who require…

Netmums

Netmums is a large parenting network with information about all aspects of parenting such as where to find support locally, playgroups, help with post natal depression. supporting children with special needs, etc.  It is primarily a website service. The Netmums mission is to: • Help families have fun with and enjoy their children • Bring…

NYAS

The National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) is a rights based charity which operates across England and Wales for children, young people and adults. NYAS provides advocacy and legal representation to children and vulnerable adults when important decisions are being made about them. The children and young people NYAS work with might be in care, have…

OCD UK

OCD-UK is the charity dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of almost one million people in the UK whose lives are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. We work with, and for children and adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, health professionals and researchers to develop and share our experiences and knowledge to help people increase their…

Runaway Helpline

Advice to young people aged 11 to 17 years who have run away from home/care or been forced to leave. Can pass on messages to family or carers. Can make referrals to other organisations and can help find a place of safety. This service is free and confidential and cannot be traced, you do not…

Welcare

Welcare  works with children and families across South London and East Surrey. They help parents and carers use their strengths and skills to nurture happy and confident children.  They provide practical help and support to families, empowering them to rebuild their lives and access opportunities to ensure their children have a happy, confident childhood and future. …

Young Lambeth Directory

The Young Lambeth Directory provides an online directory of services, activities and events for children, young people and families in Lambeth up to the age of 19 or 25 for young people with disabilities.

YoungMinds

National Charity committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of all children and young people aged 0-25 years. The YoungMinds resources library is full of useful toolkits, publications, reports and policy information about children and young people’s mental health. YoungMinds does not offer advice to young people but there is a helpline service is for…

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