Help for Young People

Online Counselling Services

 Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

These Centres are Self-Referral for Young People

Alone in London

Description: Drop-in support for young people at risk of being homeless

Address: 188 King's Cross Road, WC1X 9DE

Tel: 020 7278 4486/4224

Fax: 020 7837 7943


Brook (Islington Branch)

Description: Counselling for young people (under 22) with an emphasis on sexual health, relationships, abortion referral and pregnancy counselling.

Free confidential walk-in service with contraception and advice available. Provides pregnancy tests. Counselling sessions once weekly.

Address: Brook@Pulse N7, 164 Holloway Road, London N7 8DD

Tel: 020 7527 1300           


Description: Free telephone helpline for children in trouble or danger

Address: Childline, address for children: Freepost NATN 1111, London E1 6BR.

Admin address: ChildLine 45 Folgate St, E1 6GL

Tel: 0800 1111 (24 hr helpline), 0800 400222 (Minicom helpline 9.30am - 9.30pm daily), 0800 884444 (Helpline for children living away from home 3.30pm - 9.30pm daily) 020 7650 3200 (office)

Fax: 020 7239 1001


City Road Youth Counselling

Description: Counselling for young adults

Address: 202 City Road, London, EC1V 2PH

Tel: 020 7250 1829           

Community Adolescent Service

Description: An open access counselling service for young people and their parents/carers

Address: Northern Health Centre, 580 Holloway Road, London N7 6LB

Tel: 020 7445 8154

Fax: 020 7445 8153



Description: Advice on employment, training, education and careers for young people

Address: West Euston One Stop Shop, 21, Hampstead Road, NW1 3JA

Tel: 020 7388 6007 (office) 080 800 13219 8am-2am (Connexions Direct Advice Line)

Fax: 020 7388 8091


The Brandon Centre

Description: Help and advice to young people aged 12 - 21 years

Address: The Brandon Centre, 26 Prince of Wales Road, London NW5 3LG

Tel: 020 7267 4792

Fax: 020 7267 5212


The Drum

Description: Counselling and psychotherapy for young people aged 12 - 21 years

Address: The Brandon Centre, 26 Prince of Wales Road, London NW5 3LG

Tel: 020 7336 0022

Fax: 020 7336 0033