Over 18's borough guides

Barnet

Works with young people who are experiencing or at risk of sexual exploitation, going missing from home and being trafficked.

Phone
020 7700 2253
Referral
Self

Supports black and other ethnic minority groups with health, mental health, employment & education issues. Includes a mental health drop in service.

Phone
020 8205 2060
Referral
Self

Provides services to Asian women over a range of issues including drug, alcohol & substance misuse, mental health difficulties, domestic violence & forced marriages.

Phone
020 8446 9897
Referral
Self

Self help group for adult sufferers of depression. Regular meetings and social activities.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self and Professional

Treatment and support to people over 18 with drug and/or alcohol problems in Barnet through a range of outpatient and community-based treatments.

Phone
020 8702 4300
Referral
Self and Professional

Information, socialising and support for gay, lesbian and transgendered people over 18.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self

A partnership of mother-tongue counselling services. Aims to support and signpost people to specialist services and teams within Barnet. Based at Edgeware Community Hospital.

Phone
020 8732 6655
Referral
Self and Professional

Provides a timely assessment of mental health service needs and referral to meet those needs. For over 16’s and adults.

Phone
020 8702 5000 option 1
Referral
Professional

Weekly support group for people who are using or have used mental health services. Offers a range of activities such as reading, walking, art, etc.

Phone
020 8371 9678
Referral
Self

UK’s leading charity supporting those affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight & shape.

Phone
Helpline 0345 634 1414
Referral
Self

Young people’s sexual health charity. Provides a range of services to under 25’s at centres across London and the UK.

Phone
Helpline 0300 123 7123
Referral
Self

Works with 18-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
020 8702 4150
Referral
Health Professionals Leaving Care Team
Website
n/a
Email

A partnership offering a range of services to support mental health & wellbeing, recovery & inclusion, and peer support & mentoring. For over 16’s and adults with current or past experience of mental health issues.

Phone
020 8359 4999
Referral
Self

Provides support to young people up to age 25, as well as a range of arts & creative activities, and a Work Club.

Phone
020 8359 3530
Referral
Self

Delivers a range of behaviour modification, crime prevention and personal development services to young people aged 8-25 years who are offenders or at risk of offending/re-offending. Promotes positive achievements as well as reinforcing the anti-knife, gun & violent crime message.

Phone
020 8662 4480
Referral
Self

Runs a series of programmes to help young people including a school intervention project, a 121 intervention project, and 6 month programmes for males and females separately.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self

Provides counselling and coaching sessions to help young people aged 11-25 address the emotional repercussions of dyslexia.

Phone
020 8346 0941
Referral
Self and Professional
Website
http://www.grooops.com
Email

Gives young people general information about medication for mental health issues. Does not give medical advice.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self - Online information

For anyone aged 16-24 who is gang-involved or gang-affiliated to get support to exit

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

Tackles social exclusion through providing opportunities for young people to access a range of arts & media programmes. Also provides broader learning, support & development programmes to young people and those who wish to work with them.

Phone
07949 007171
Referral
Self

Advice, counselling & drop-in centre for those with emotional or mental health problems.

Phone
020 8343 5700
Referral
Self and Professional

Crisis service provides short term, community-based interventions for people to re-establish control over their situation and to develop coping strategies to prevent relapses. Provides community based support on a group or individual basis to help people access social networks and peer support, and engage in everyday mainstream opportunities.

Phone
020 7697 3300
Referral
Self

A music project for young people aged 13-19. Sessions in music production, lyric writing, performances & studio recording.

An arts organisation which works with comedy in many different settings. Works with young people on performance and workshops projects, Gang Busters dealing with issues around gangs and guns, artwork etc. From 8 years to adults.

Phone
020 7486 1844
Referral
Self

A mobile youth platform that enables young people 8-19, and up to 25 with a disability, the opportunity to take part in a variety of positive activities, workshops, projects and events in Barnet free of charge.

Phone
020 8359 2912 or 07932 034 596
Referral
Self

Works to empower marginalised young black people through a range of projects and programmes across London, helping them to transform themselves and their communities.

Phone
020 7250 8322
Referral
Self

Access to information, advice & support to anyone over 18 affected by drug & alcohol problems. Offers a range of services including counselling, detox, substitute prescribing, and activities such as Air Football.

Phone
020 8371 8110 or 020 7421 3100
Referral
Self

A free app aimed at 12-25 year olds which gives instant information on topics such as mental health, drugs & alcohol, sex & relationships, etc.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self