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For children and young people who are looking for help and support around health and well being in Croydon.

Company/Service nameDescriptionContact InfoClient groups served
Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid (BCWA)They provide educational programmes in schools around healthy relationships. Contact for further details.
0208 813 9303
Info@bcwa.org.uk
Victims locally
Cassandra Learning Centre (CLIC)Engages adolescents and young adults in learning situations of abusive relationship and to reinforce positive thinking.1433B London Road,
Norbury,
London
SW16 4AW
0203 601 7475 / 07852525468
Info@clcentre.org.uk
cassandracentre.org.uk
Young people aged 13-25
 
Autistic group from five years old.
Croydon IAPT Psychological Therapies ServiceFree confidential service that supports adults aged 18 years and over who are experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety. Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham BR3 3BX
020 3228 4040
CroydonIAPT@Slam.nhs.uk
slam-iapt.nhs.uk
Aged 18+
Mind in Croydon Provides support for people who are experiencing or recovering from mental health.
These include activities relating to:
• sport and exercise
• family and neighbourhood
• faith and culture
• communities, education and arts.
10 Altyre Road
Croydon, CR0 5LA
020 8688 1210

26 Pampisford Road
Purley, CR8 2NE
020 8763 2064 
15A Purley Road 
South Croydon, CR2 6EZ
020 8763 2064 
www.mindincroydon.org.uk
Anyone who is experiencing or recovering from mental health problems.
London Learning ConsortiumTailored programmes to meet the needs of learners delivered through 1-1 mentoring sessions and group sessions.Christopher Wren Yard
119 High Street
Croydon CR0 1QG
020 8774 4040
londonlc@londonlc.org.uk
www.londonlc.org.uk
Young people aged 16-24
MENT 4Provides one to one specialist mentoring for young people with emotional and behaviour difficulties.Peter Stanley
077 528 17 882
info@ment4.org
www.ment4.org
Young people aged 12-17
Duffus Cancer Foundation (DCF)Practical support service to meet the needs of children and young people affected by Cancer.
The Exchange
6 Scarbrook Road
Croydon CR0 1UH
078 5648 2888
info@duffuscancerfoundation.org
duffuscancerfoundation.org
Young people aged 12-19 (or family member) affected by cancer
Right Track – DCFProvides young people with strategies to increase resilience and overall wellbeing support to meet the needs of children and young people affected by Cancer.
82 London Road
Croydon CR0 2TB
078 5648 2888
info@duffuscancerfoundation.org
duffuscancerfoundation.org
Young people aged 12-19 (or their family members) affected by cancer
Centre of Change ProjectCounselling service, mentoring, group sessions, offering support and advice to young people.
They also provide advice on
• education
• sexual health
• creative workshops
111 Chertsey Crescent
New Addington CR0 0DH
07758 702452
016 8984 7444
www.centreofchange.org.uk
Young people aged 4-25
SLAM Children and Adolescent Eating Disorder Service (CAEDS)The service provides an eating disorder assessment, treatment and care for children and young people
Self-referral telephone line
(open 9.00am – 6.00pm)
020 3228 2545
www.slam.nhs.uk/our-services
Children and young people with an eating disorders.
The Hear UsCroydon’s local guide to Mental Health Services.020 8681 6888
info@hear-us.org
owncloud.hear-us.org
Children, young people and adults groups.
Refugees CouncilNational service offering support to all unaccompanied refugee children.Christopher Wren Yard
115 High Street
Croydon CR0 1QG
020 7346 1134
children@refugeecouncil.org.uk
www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Young people aged under 18
Off the Record Youth Counselling Service• free, independent and professional counselling in the Croydon area including BAME mental health work
• a young carers service - offering support to young people under 26 who are caring for a parent or sibling
• a specialist counselling service for young refugees
• online counselling
• workshops
72 Queens Road,
Croydon CR0 2PR
www.talkofftherecord.org
Young people aged 14 – 25
Childline1-2-1 Counsellor chat , advice & support on a anything that is a worry for children /young people 0800 1111 - 24 hour helpline
www.childline.org.uk
Children and young people aged 18 and under
CDI (Croydon Drop In)Supporting infants, children, young people and families with
• Information, Advocacy, Counselling,
• Outreach and Health Support in Communities & Schools.
Their Talkbus is on a ‘virtual’ tour and our Outreach team can be contacted by anyone in the community every day Monday to Friday between 1pm and 4pm
132 Church St,
Croydon CR0 1RF
07591 386093
for advice/information/support
020 8680 0404
enquiries@croydondropin.org.uk
www.croydondropin.org.uk
Check the website for opening times and to check where the Talkbus is. You can even check on Instagram at cdi_talkbus
Young people aged 11-25
Carers CentreProvides support for carers
020 8688 7219
www.croydoncarers.org.uk
The Bridge/Metro Promote health and wellbeing and celebrate difference within the LGBTQ + youth Community
020 8305 5000
hello@metrocharity.org.uk
youth@metrocharity.org.uk
www.metrocharity.org.uk
Young people aged 11-25
Getting It OnInformation and services on sexual and mental health issues, drugs & alcohol and relationship problems
www.gettingiton.org.ukYoung people aged 13-19
NHS Go Free appOwned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
www.healthylondon.orgYoung people aged 16-25
RelateFor any young person who's having problems. Whether it's depression and mental health concerns or issues with parents or people at school. Talking to a Relate Counsellor can help.122 Church Street,
Croydon CR0 1RF
0300 100 1234
FRANK
& Turning Point
Drugs and alcohol
It’s not unusual for young people to experiment with substances, but you can have an open conversation about this and provide them with all the information they may need
0300 123 6600
www.talktofrank.com
www.turningpoint.co.uk
National Self Harm NetworkSupport individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of lifeDue to the sensitivities of self harm, please exercise caution when using this website.
www.nshn.co.uk
Young MindsCommitted to
• Improving children's wellbeing and mental health.
• Providing information, advice & support for young people affected by mental health.
4th Floor,India House,
Curlew St,
London SE1 2ND
020 7089 5050
youngminds.org.uk
If you need urgent help text 85258
The Point Croydon Sexual Health CentreFree clinic offering a confidential sexual health service
welcome to discuss any mental health or emotional issues or to talk about relationships.
Croydon University Hospital
London Road
Croydon CR7 7YE
Tuesdays 3-5:45pm
(Under 18’s only)
020 8401 3002
SamaritansSamaritans is aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland
116 123
jo@samaritans.org
Response time 24 hours
Selfharm UK (Dedicated to self-harm recovery, insight and supportDedicated to self harm recovery, insight and support

www.selfharm.co.uk
Get Connected
Offers help by telephone and e mail for young people
0808 808 4994
(1pm – 11pm)
Young people under 25 who self harm
Papyrus Suicide prevention advice for young people
HOPELINE UK
0800 068 4141
Text 07786 209697
pat@papyrus-uk.org
www.papyrus-uk.org
R U OK? Advice on having that conversation with anyone who you think may be struggling
www.ruok.org.au
Grassroots Suicide PreventionGrassroots is an award-winning charity and UK leader in suicide prevention and believes that suicide can be prevented through open and direct conversations.
Free app #Stayalive
available from
prevent-suicide.org.uk
#StayAliveStay Alive is a suicide prevention app for the UK, packed full of resources, useful information, and tools to help you stay safe or help someone else.
ee app:
www.prevent-suicide.org.uk
FJC (Formally Family Justice Centre)Provide a range of partnership approaches that respond to domestic abuse and sexual violence.020 8688 0100
FJC@croydon.gov.uk
Victims, survivors and families of Domestic and Sexual Violence
RASASC Croydon
Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre and Rape Crisis South London provide face-to-face counselling for women aged 13 and above.
020 8683 3366
020 8683 3311 - office
080 8802 9999 -helpline
info@rasasc.org.uk
www.rasasc.org.uk
Young people aged 13+
Hestia (Croydon Voluntary Action)Hestia is the largest provider of domestic abuse refuges for women and children
0800 2472000 - national helpline
info@hestia.org
pauline.powell@hestia.org
Service users who live in Croydon
Whole School Approach - TenderWorking with young people to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by promoting healthy relationships based on equality and respect.
020 7697 4275
tender.org.uk
Young people aged 8-19
National Domestic Violence Abuse HelplineAll of their services are confidential, free and available to anyone who's experienced domestic violence. They can help, regardless of whether you’ve told the police or anyone else about the abuse.0808 168 9291
www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk
National LGBT Domestic Abuse line0800 999 5428
www.galop.org.uk
NSPCC Helpline0808 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk/
The MixInformation & advice on everything on a Free & confidential multi-channel service. That means you choose how you access support without the worry of anyone else finding out.
0808 808 4994
www.themix.org.uk
Children and young people aged 25 and under
CALM-Campaign against living miserablyEmotional support for suicidal men
London- 0808 802 5869
Nationwide- 0800 585 858
Helpline: 5pm - midnight everyday
www.thecalmzone.net
Men
Sane –Mental Health charityMental Health –work to improve lives of anyone affected by mental illness0300 304 7000
Helpline: everyday 4.30pm- 10.30pm
www.sane.org.uk
Anyone affected by mental illness
Mind –Mental Health
Information/support on mental Health. Service users/professionals, carers/family member0300 123 3390
Helpline: Mon- Fri 9-6pm
www.mind.org.uk
Anyone that has mental illness, supports someone with mental illness or is worried about someone, professionals etc
Anxiety UK – Mental HealthAdvise/information Support for those diagnosed with anxiety and support with phobias 03444 775 774
Helpline: Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5.30pm
www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Children/Young people /Adults
No Panic –Mental healthAdvise/information for those who suffer with panic attacks, phobias, obsessive related anxiety disorders. Also provides support to carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorder.
Youth Helpline: 0330 606 1174
Helpline: 08449674848
www.nopanic.org.uk
Youth Line- Young people under aged 20
Helpline – Anyone
Children’s trustThe Children’s Trust runs the UK’s largest rehabilitation centre for children with brain injuries. Learning difficulties, complex health needs.
01737 365000
enquiries@thechildrenstrust.org.uk
www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk
Rehabilitation centre for children with brain injury
Contact a family
Contact is the charity for families with disabled children.
0 7608 8700
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
contact.org.uk
Duffus Cancer Foundation (DCF)Practical support service to meet the needs of children and young people affected by Cancer.
The Exchange
6 Scarbrook Road
Croydon CR0 1UH
078 5648 2888
info@duffuscancerfoundation.org
duffuscancerfoundation.org
Young people aged 12-19 (or family member) affected by cancer
Right Track – DCF
Provides young people with strategies to increase resilience and overall wellbeing support to meet the needs of children and young people affected by Cancer.
The Exchange
6 Scarbrook Road
Croydon CR0 1UH
078 5648 2888
info@duffuscancerfoundation.org
duffuscancerfoundation.org
Young people aged 12-19 (or their family members) affected by cancer
Centre of Change ProjectCounselling service, mentoring, group sessions, offering support and advice to young people.
They also provide advice on education and sexual health, and creative workshops.
111 Chertsey Crescent
New Addington CR0 0DH
07758 702452
016 8984 7444
www.centreofchange.org.uk
Young people aged 4-25
SLaM Children and Adolescent Eating Disorder Service (CAEDS)The service provides an eating disorder assessment, treatment and care for children and young people
Self-referral telephone line
(open 9.00am – 6.00pm)
020 3228 2545
www.slam.nhs.uk/our-services
Children and young people with an eating disorders.
The Hear UsCroydon’s local guide to Mental Health Services020 8681 6888
info@hear-us.org
www.owncloud.hear-us.org
Children, young people and adults groups
Whole School Approach - TenderWorking with young people to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by promoting healthy relationships based on equality and respect.
020 7697 4275
www.tender.org.uk
Young people aged 8-19
Freedom Together CIC – Together we can make a difference

Ending Violence Against Women and Children
Working with survivors of domestic abuse and sexualLouise Moultrie
079 0358 0010
Info@freedomtogethercic.co.uk
Survivors of DASV
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