Under 18's borough guides

Kensington & Chelsea

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, Parents, Professional

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

Phone
Youthline 0345 634 7650
Referral
Self, Parents, Professional
Website
http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Email

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
Website
http://www.brook.org.uk
Email

Help, support and advice for young people who act in abusive way towards their family or girlfriend or boyfriend, or worry that they may become abusive and hurt someone they care about.

Phone
020 8222 8281
Referral
Self, Professional

Using innovative projects under three themes- Youth Arts, Youth Sports and Active Citizenship we aim to create an environment in which young people can learn informally through participation, experience and reflection. We work inclusively ensuring that hard-to-reach and other marginalised groups are able to access the centre and its services which are open to all.

Phone
020 8969 6300
Referral
n/a

Works with 14-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

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
Professional

HeadMeds gives young people general information about mental health medication.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self, Family Member, Professional

At Insight KC we offer a free, friendly and confidential information, advice and help to young people between the ages of 12 – 25 who are living with or affected by drug or alcohol issues. Our service is open to young people living in Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, or Westminster.

Phone
020 8960 5510
Referral
Self, Family Member, Professional

Community child and adolescent mental health services work with children and young people up to the age of 18 and their families. We provide consultation to other professionals, such as teachers, youth workers, social workers and other health professionals.

Phone
020 3315 8617
Referral
Self, Professionals

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 7361 3013
Referral
Professionals

Living Well is an independent not-for-profit social enterprise that focuses on the development and delivery of innovative health services that reach and support people from a young age. If you’re aged between 13 and 25, we offer a wide range of services that might be right for you, all aimed at building your confidence and improving your self-esteem while raising awareness of important issues such as relationships and sexual health.

Phone
020 31 373 373
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

Promotes positive interaction within and between youth communities through creative opportuntieis and projects. We train and develop young people in music, dance, arts and arts jobs skills to improve their employment prospects, develop self esteem and self confidence, and learn to work co-opertively with each other.

Phone
020 7386 8865
Referral
Self Professionals

The Angelou Partnership delivers the borough’s Violence Against Women and Girls.
The kind of issues the partnership can help with includes: Sexual violence or abuse, including rape and child exploitation Domestic abuse, this includes familial as well as partner relations Stalking and harassment Harmful practices, such as FGM and honour-based violence Faith-based violence Support tailored to specific backgrounds and needs, such as ethnicity and sexual orientation.

Phone
0808 801 0660 (Freephone) Or 020 8741 7008
Referral
Self, Professionl

Trained youth workers support young people up to age 19 to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to make the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Offers a range of activities including music, sports, cookery and fitness. The young people are evaluated and development is tracked and encouraged.

Phone
020 7229 2928
Referral
Self, Professional

Umbrella is the youth group in Kensington and Chelsea for young people under 19 years old who are or may be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and live, work, learn or train in Kensington and Chelsea.

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
Professional

A free app aimed at 12-25 year olds which gives instant information on topics such as mental health, drugs & alcohol, sex & relationships, etc

West London Action for Children offers a range of counselling and therapy services for children in need, and their families, dealing with issues including
domestic violence, bereavement, school exclusions, bullying and truancy, mental health concerns, substance misuse, experiences of abuse and racism among others.

Phone
020 7352 1155
Referral
Self, Family, Professionals