We are constantly monitoring the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our service, and will keep this page regularly updated so please keep checking in. (Updated 08/06/2020)
- Sexual Health Clinic is open Mondays 3-5pm for drop-in for under 18 year olds. In case of closure phone 0333 300 2100 for information. See clinic details
- Face to face counselling and drop-in services are temporarily closed.
- Counselling enquiries – if you would like a one-off chat with a counsellor please email email@example.com with your name, age, postcode (e.g. TW1) and contact details. We will arrange for someone to contact you. See links below for online resources and support.
- Waiting list – if you would like to join our waiting list for regular counselling sessions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you when our waiting list re-opens.
- Current & Waiting List clients – we are offering online/phone counselling where possible to current clients, and are contacting people on our waiting list as more online/phone counselling slots become available.
For current clients not having phone/online counselling, slots will be held open so clients can resume counselling sessions at the same day/time when we reopen.
For more information or to contact us:Email: email@example.com Phone: 020 8744 1644 Text: 07414 763293
Online Resources & Support
NHS: 24/7 Mental health support line – Phone 0800 028 8000
AfC Kingston & Richmond: COVID 19/Coronavirus information for young people
Anxiety UK: Coronanxiety support & resources
- Guidance for parents & carers on supporting young people
- Child Safety Online: A practical guide for parents and carers
Fred Campaign: COVID-19 Relief Project
Healthwatch Richmond: Coronavirus information for children, young people and families
Hounslow Youth Counselling Service (HYCS):
- Self Help Hub – on Sleep, Breathing, Food & Mood, Exam Stress, Gender & Sexuality
- Emotional Crisis Leaflet
- Self Help Apps
- Self Care Kit
- Parents and carers
Mental Heath Foundation: How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
NHS Every Mind Matters:
- Mental wellbeing while staying at home
- 10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus
- 5 steps to mental wellbeing
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and support for parents and carers
- Online Safety
- Children’s Mental Health
- Support for Parents
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health:
Student Minds: Coronavirus Resources
The Children’s Society: Coronavirus Advice & Support
- Coronavirus mental health advice for young people
- Coronavirus mental health advice for parents and carers
We hope that the above resources will help during this uncertain time and we’ll look forward to re-opening the counselling and drop-in service when we can. If you are already having weekly counselling we’ll be in touch to let you know when your sessions will start again.