Under 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

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

Provides counselling, drug treatment, family therapy, and health assessments to support young people with drug & alcohol misuse issues.

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 8359 5535
Referral
Professional

Advice, information, support & counselling for young people on a range of issues including health, legal issues, and substance abuse.

Phone
020 8359 3100
Referral
Self

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

Phone
Youthline 0345 634 7650
Referral
Self and Professional

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

Assessment, treatment and support of the mental health, behavioural and emotional well-being needs of children and young people up to 18. Help with anxiety, depression, phobias, OCD, behavioural problems, eating disorders, psychiatric illness such as psychosis, self harm, trauma and PTSD.

Phone
CAMHS East 020 8702 3300 or CAMHS West 020 8702 4500
Referral
Professional

Youth club providing activities and occasional holidays for local young people. Activities include sports, arts & crafts, self-defence, & safety awareness sessions.

Phone
020 8359 3100
Referral
Self

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 and Professional

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 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

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 support and advice for under 19’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and those who question their sexuality and/or gender.

Phone
07931 336668
Referral
Self

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

Tuesday night for 11-17 year olds. Friday night session girls only.

Phone
020 8958 8172
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, artwork, etc. From 8 years to adults.

Phone
020 7486 1844
Referral
Self

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

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self - Online advice

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

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