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Support for Young People & Families

Below are links to some informative websites that you may find useful related to support for Young People in the Stroud District and beyond.


 Name of Company Description of Services Offered Contact Number Web Address
Childline Childline counsellors available online or on the phone from 9am – midnight 0800 1111 Click Here
NSPCC Advice and support for parents and carers.   Click Here
Young Minds Online information and advice to support children, young people and their parents 0808 802 5544 – parents' helpline Click Here
 Barnardo's service has been created specifically to help children and young people in England who are experiencing harm and increased adversity during coronavirus, by providing support to those who are not being seen by schools or other key agencies. There is no minimum threshold for referral. We will support children from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25. 0800 157 7015  Click Here
Glos Families Directory A directory to give support and advice to families   Click Here

For 11 to 18 year olds

An online support platform where young people can access free anonymous counselling, join friendly discussion boards, keep online journals, goal trackers, and read self-help articles with the option to contribute their own experiences or advice.

Online platform available 24 hours a day

Counselling available 12.00pm to 10.00pm Monday-Friday

  Click Here
 School Nurse

 For 5 to 19 year olds

ChatHealth is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm for 11- 19 year olds who may want to discuss a health issue

07507 333351  Click Here
 Young Gloucestershire

For 11 to 25 year olds

Counselling by phone and via online chat

Emergency Support packages to existing clients

Connect – the alternative education programme

Detached youth work - for vulnerable

Online activities

01452 501008  Click Here
TIC+ (Teens in Crisis)

For 9 to 21 year olds

Counselling by phone, online text chat or video chat

Call: 01594 372777  |  Text: 07520 634063  Click Here
 Parent Support and Advice Line Anonymous drop-in support, no appointment necessary, for parents worried about their child’s mental health or emotional wellbeing 0800 6525675 Click Here
 The Door

 Mental health and wellbeing support as well as boredom busting activities for young people aged 11-25 and their families. All usual services operating online or over the phone.

NEW service The Doorline - a phone helpline for young people 01453 705350


01453 756745

Click Here

Allsorts Gloucestershire  Community Wellbeing – online activities for families such as family fitness.  07794 009663

Gloucestershire Counselling Services  Community Wellbeing – providing affordable counselling  

01453 766310

Click Here


  • Helping A Friend Who is Experiencing Abuse Glos Support Poster (attached)- If you’re worried that your friend might be experiencing domestic abuse at home or in their own relationship, here are 5 ways you can help me. Click Here
  • Mental Health Services for Children and Young People in Gloucestershire Z - Card - if you require hard copies please email children&

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