Young People


Bringing hope into the lives of young people and their families by unlocking potential  and opening opportunity so that their past does not define their future.

Telephone: 01453 756745


The Mix

For under 25 year olds. Support with mental health, money, homelessness, finding a job, relationships and drugs.

Online support chats Sunday to Thursday 20:00-21:30.

Telephone: 0808 808 4994 available every day from 16:00-23:00.


On Your Mind Gloucestershire

If you’re a young person in Gloucestershire and are struggling to cope with your emotions or situations in your life, you are not alone.

On Your Mind is a new website for young people developed specifically to help them cope with life’s ups and downs.


Gloucestershire Self harm Helpline

For all ages, provides a confidential, safe, non-judgemental, informative space for people who self harm, friends, family or carers.

Support available 17:00-22:00 either by online chat , Freephone, or text.

Freephone: 0808 801 0606

Text: 07537 410 022


Teens in Crisis

TIC support young people with issues such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, bullying, anger, relationship problems, low self-esteem and self harm.

Free confidential counselling by phone, online or video chat

Telephone: 01594 372777

Text: 07520 634063


The Vibe

A Youth Centre organised in partnership by Dursley Town Council and The Tabernacle URC.

Telephone: 01453 547758



For 11-18 year old in Gloucestershire, this is a new digital platform for anyone experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing.

Available 24/7 with counselling available during working hours.



For under 19 year old, speak to a counsellor online via one to one chat, 09:00-12:00.

Freephone: 0800 1111


Eating Disorders

For all ages, support for people with an eating disorder offering CBT, drug and group therapy as part of community care and day treatment, ask about referral to the eating disorder service.

Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish gives hope to grieving children. They offer support to children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling.

Telephone: 08088 020 021 09:00-17:00


Dursley and Cam Child Contact Centre

The Centre provides a safe, neutral place where children can enjoy time with the parent they do not live with. There is a separate ‘waiting room’ for the parent the child/ren live with to wait in during the contact session.

Telephone: 07824 872854


Teen Mental Health Guide for Parents

Useful tips and advice for parents to help their teens overcome body image issues, academic anxiety, peer pressure and cyberbullying, and links to other important mental health resources.

Website: MyTutor: A guide for teen mental health