Under 18's borough guides

Brent

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
Youthline 0345 634 7650
Referral
Self and Professional

Provides mental health services to young people up to the age of 18 and their families. Provides a range of therapies and services depending on need.

Phone
020 8208 7201
Referral
Professional

Wide range of mental health and drug & alcohol services for young people between 11 and 21. Counselling, advice and information, therapy.

Phone
020 7328 0918
Referral
Self and Professional

Works with people aged 14-35 experiencing their first episode of psychosis.

Phone
0208 208 5620
Referral
Professional

Range of services for people with mental health problems. Young people’s mental health awareness project. Counselling by GP referral.

Phone
020 7604 5177
Referral
Self and Professional

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 8937 3810
Referral
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

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

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

For young people age 13-19 who identify as gay or think they might be to socialise, make friends and get support. Services include; support, mentoring, youth club, drop-in health club, advice service & anti-bullying work.

Phone
07931 336 668
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
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

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