Over 18's borough guides

Croydon

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

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

Offers a low cost, non-profit making counselling service.

Phone
07956 891203
Referral
Professional

Accommodation, advice and support services for young people facing homelessness.

Phone
0208 683 0227
Referral
Self

Provides counselling and other services to Chinese people with mental health problems.

Phone
020 7613 1008
Referral
Self

Offers a range of advice and recreational services including advice on education and health & education for children excluded from school.

Phone
020 8771 9700
Referral
Self

Socialising, support and campaigning by and for gay and lesbian people.

Phone
07827 397817
Referral
Self

Provides activities and support, including drop-in services for those experiencing mental health problems.

Phone
020 8665 1972
Referral
Self

Self-help group for those suffering from Bipolar disorder and their carers.

Phone
020 8676 9162
Referral
Self

Counselling, information, advice and advocacy for young people 11-25 in the Croydon area. Support with employment, housing, benefits and health education.

Phone
020 8680 0404
Referral
Self

Forum for users, carers and voluntary sector organisations to meet, campaign on areas of concern, offer mutual support, share information and ideas.

A drop-in for young people aged 14-21 to get counselling, advice & support from professionals who can identify and signpost to additional help or intervention. Helps parents worried about their children getting caught up in crime or antisocial behaviour.

Phone
020 8760 5530
Referral
Self

Run by those who have suffered from schizophrenia, holds regular support meetings.

Phone
020 8464 7052
Referral
Self

On and offline community providing support and activities for those suffering from depression and anxiety.

Phone
0207 407 7584
Referral
Self

Works with 14-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
020 3228 5800
Referral
Health Professional
Website
n/a
Email

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 and Professional

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

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self - Online information

Provides advice and treatment for over 18’s with depression and/or anxiety.

Phone
020 3228 4040
Referral
Professional

A range of services to support those accessing mental health care including volunteering and befriending programmes, and user led social/activity groups.

Phone
020 8253 7078
Referral
Self

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

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

Tackling 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

Offers a range of services, including anger management training, to support those experiencing mental health problems and to promote good mental health.

Phone
020 8668 2210
Referral
Self

Provides free counselling and support services to young people aged 14-25 experiencing difficulties in their lives.

Phone
020 8251 0251
Referral
Self

Works with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Provides specialist therapy, groups and workshops.

Phone
020 8697 2112
Referral
Self

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, art work etc. From 8 years to adults.

Phone
020 7486 1844
Referral
Selff

Online support for young people about health, mental health, sex, alcohol & drugs, safety, housing, money, work & study, etc.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self

A therapeutic counselling service for children, young people, their parents and carers.

Phone
020 3239 5089
Referral
Self and Professional

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

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