Inspiring Young Lives

A resource to help all young people thrive — from Mentoring Plus

Services for Young People

A list of local services in B&NES for young people to access

BANES Early Help

Find out how to get help early on for children, young people and their families with clear, multiple or complex needs. We can offer help and support to meet these needs and reduce possible risks.

Early Help App Android

Early Help App iOS


01865 903 889

A free NHS service that assesses and treats 0 -18-year olds with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties. 


Children and young people aged 11 and over are also able to access support themselves from B&NES Kooth.  This provides links to advice as well as online counselling.

Off the Record

Counselling service for young people

Further online resource

Young Minds: – Help for Parents
0808 802 5544

Information about all aspects of child mental health, including a Parent Helpline

You’re Never too Young to Talk Mental Health

Leaflet for parent/carers of primary aged children


0800 1111

Lots of information and tips for children of all ages about feelings and difficult situations.

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