Over 18's borough guides

Harrow

AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help.

Phone
0800 9177 650
Referral
Self

Campaign Against Living Miserably, or CALM, is a charity that exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.

Phone
0808 802 5858 London. 0800 58 58 58 Nationwide
Referral
Self - Online resource and helpline

A free 24 hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.

Phone
0800 1111
Referral
Self

Free independent impartial advice to anyone who needs it. Telephone Advice Helpline, advice bureau can give advice on problems including benefits, debt, employment, housing, family, tax and consumer issues.

Phone
020 8427 9477
Referral
Self

CNWL Recovery College offers a wide range of courses and workshops which are co-designed and co-delivered by peer recovery trainers (people with lived experience of mental health issues) and mental health practitioners. The college aims to offer support for people who use mental health services, and enable them to become experts in their own self-care.

Phone
020 3214 5686
Referral
Self and Professional

Communicare Counselling Service. The service is open to adults over the age of 18 years. It includes one-to-one short term counselling (usually up to 10 sessions).

FEES MAY APPLY.

Phone
01895 256056
Referral
Self

The centres provide programmes of group and individual activities, which encourage personal and social development for young people aged 13-19 (up to 25 for young people with disabilities).

Depression in Teenagers website deals with the subject of depression in young people. It is intended that it be used as a resource to help users to recognise the symptoms associated with the condition as well as offering some suggestions about ways to combat these symptoms.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self - Online resource

FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. They are dedicated to supporting parents and friends.

Phone
0854 652 0311
Referral
Self

Harrow Families Information Service provides information, advice and guidance on a wide range of services, entitlements, support and activities for families with children and young people.

Farsophone Counselling Service targets emotionally and psychologically disadvantaged bilingual communities in particular refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrivals. They provide culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate counselling to isolated immigrants who suffer from poverty, discrimination and destitution which affect their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Phone
02089512004 or 07914965511
Referral
Self and Professional

FTM London is a support and social group for trans men (female-to-male transgender people), genderqueer people and all those assigned female at birth who are questioning their gender identity.

Phone
07948 250 778
Referral
Self

Gingerbread is the charity which works nationally and locally, for and with single parent families, to improve their lives. They achieve change by championing their voices and needs and providing support services.

Phone
0808 802 0925
Referral
Self and Professional

The Harrow Assertive Outreach Team supports service users who experience symptoms of psychosis and who find it difficult to engage with services.

Phone
020 8424 7730
Referral
Professional

For anyone with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, those pre-diagnosis, their family members, friends and carers.

Phone
0845 434 9813 or 020 7931 6480
Referral
Self

We work with young people from 8 to 25 years old who are going through the processes detailed below, in addition to young people who are refugee and asylum seekers, and those who wish to complain about a social care services.

Phone
020 8861 9920
Referral
Self

For any service user who lives in Harrow, has received a service in Harrow or who has experienced abuse in Harrow or those wishing to report concerns or allegations about abuse in Harrow.

The DIP is a government initiative, which is designed to identify offenders and to engage them into treatment.

Phone
0208 515 7830
Referral
Self and Professional

The Harrow Equalities Centre provides free immigration advice to the residents of Harrow who have lived in Harrow for 10 years or less.

Phone
020 8427 6504
Referral
Self

Independent legal advice service to people who live or work in the London Borough of Harrow. Free legal advice in:
• Housing
• Homelessness
• Community Care
• Asylum Applications, Refusals and Support
• Refugee Rights
• Children and Young People’s Rights

Phone
020 8863 4355
Referral
Self

Harrow Mencap works with people who have learning disabilities by creating opportunities for personal development, choice and empowerment.

Phone
020 8869 8484 or 020 8423 7382
Referral
Self

The Harrow Talking Therapies Service offers evidence-based therapies, which provide choice and early intervention to people affected by anxiety and depression.

Phone
0208 515 5015/6
Referral
Self and Professional

Drop-in and telephone advice, information and support on a range of issues affecting women. Subjects covered include relationship breakdown, benefits, domestic violence and housing problems.

Phone
020 8422 1100
Referral
Self

The Hearing Voices Network offers information, support and understanding to people who hear voices and those who support them.

NOMINAL FEES APPLY.

Phone
0114 271 8210
Referral
Self

Hillingdon AIDS Response Trust is a community based charity which has been providing services for people in Hillingdon and Harrow affected by HIV for over 20 years. They offer many different services in partnership with local statutory Health and Social Care organisations.

Phone
01895 813874
Referral
Self and Professional

Anyone who is homeless or going to be homeless can access a range of services designed to address homelessness.

Phone
0208 424 1093. 020 8863 5611 Out of Hours
Referral
Self

Anyone looking for information and support about helping people who self-harm.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self - Online resource

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

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard provides a range of services for the LGBT+ communities. These include a helpline, online chat through instant messaging, email support, information on sexual health.

Phone
0300 3300 0630
Referral
Self

Mosac is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. They provide various types of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Phone
020 8293 9990 or for appointments 0800 980 1958
Referral
Self

Support for adult survivors of childhood abuse.

Phone
0808 801 0331
Referral
Self

A single point of contact if you, or a friend or relative, are experiencing a mental health crisis out-of-hours.

Phone
0800 0234 650
Referral
Self

Phoenix Futures Young Peoples Service works throughout Trafford offering a specialist service for young people between the age of 11 and 25 with drug/alcohol misuse problems. The service provides a variety of interventions.

Phone
0845 600 7227
Referral
Self and Professional

Primarily for ex-offenders and ex-prisoners to support their re-reintegration back into society, Brent and Harrow residents, adults 18+ and people with criminal records.

Phone
0208 838 6800
Referral
Self and Professional

A place where you can talk to someone about any problems or issues being faced.

Phone
Branch 020 8301 1010. National telephone 08457 909 090
Referral
Self

Ensures that the local Asian community have information about the Law to enforce their rights to welfare benefits, debt, Immigration, Discrimination etc. Aims to prevent homelessness through advice and advocacy.

NOMINAL COSTS MAY APPLY.

Phone
020 8427 0659
Referral
Self

Provides a helpline, face-to-face counselling, and support groups for men who have been sexually assaulted.

Phone
0845 122 1201
Referral
Self

The WISH Centre (WISH) is a charity supporting young people into recovery from self-harm, violence, abuse and neglect. They do this by providing a safe and confidential place with problem focused counselling in their centre and in schools.

Phone
020 8416 7277 or 078344 77979
Referral
Self