Under 18's borough guides

Barking and Dagenham

ACOMREDE is a UK based registered charity promoting health, socio-economic and cultural development. Reducing the number of young people losing hope in life just to find solace in gangs and violent crime. Mentor, train, provide Information, Advice and Guidance and organise diversionary activities for the young people.

Phone
0208 5951065
Referral
Self

The Barking and Dagenham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). They are a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) with clinicians from different professional backgrounds including psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses.

Phone
0300 555 1035
Referral
Professional

BDYD offer young people a chance to perform and work with some of the country’s top choreographers and experience many forms of dance from Street dance to contemporary.

Phone
020 8270 8373
Referral
Self

Youth offending teams work with young people that get into trouble with the law. They look into the background of a young person and try to help them stay away from crime. They also:
• run local crime prevention programmes
• help young people at the police station if they’re arrested
• help young people and their families at court
• supervise young people serving a community sentence
• stay in touch with a young person if they’re sentenced to custody

Phone
020 8227 3998
Referral
Professional
Website
n/a
Email
karen.proudfoot@lbbd.gov.uk

Barking Kidz Klub is a free, fun and exciting club. It uses games, competitions, songs, stories, and drama to introduce the Christian faith to local kids in an unthreatening, fun and friendly manner.

Phone
07713 155 055
Referral
Self

This organisation offers anger and conflict management. We are the only UK centre of expertise for all aspects of anger and conflict management. We offer support, programmes and training for the general public, children and teenagers.

Youth centre providing activities for young people.

Phone
07870 278 393 or 07971 111 505
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email
elizabeth.marsden@lbbd.gov.uk

Works with 14-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
0300 555 1030
Referral
Health Professional
Website
n/a
Email

Youth centre delivering activities to young people in the community.

Phone
020 8227 5042
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email
philip.cobham@lbbd.gov.uk

Adult Substance Misuse Services, Young Persons’ Services, Mental Health Services, Family Intervention Programme, Training and Workforce Development.

Phone
020 8591 6800
Referral
Self

LifeLine equips people for life and work. The network is made up of groups and organisations who want to challenge the negative perceptions of young people.- gives you immediate access to a wide range of services, opportunities to make friends and give something back to your community.

Phone
020 3327 2952 or 02085972900
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

Rising Stars is a youth led theatre, currently supporting young people. Dance and performance group.

Phone
020 8215 3006
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email
jmorley48@hotmail.com

They offer everyday adventure and activity to hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK.
There are fun and exciting activities and opportunities in each of the five sections:
Beavers (ages 6–8), Cubs (ages 8-10½), Scouts (ages 10½–14), Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)

At the forefront of socially-engaged, co-created artistic practice in North East London and West Essex. Running groups for adults. Local schools and other youth agencies refer young people to an accredited training programme that equips participants with a set of transferable skills in arts management and facilitation.

Phone
020 8594 7136
Referral
Self

Range of free activities and facilities for young people. With advice and guidance on a range of issues. Club activities include games, computers, art, sport and trips.

Phone
07772 229 194
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email
julie.west@lbbd.gov.uk

TLZ

TLZ , The listening zone, is the young people’s counselling service providing individual counselling to young people who live or study in Barking and Dagenham.

Phone
0300 555 1012
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email

Wejim young women’s project welcomes all girls and young women into safe and non- judgmental environment. WYWP staffs are passionate about the higher rate of teenage pregnancy and the risk of sexually transmitted infections. (STIs).

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self