Resources and support for children and young people

Wellbeing Support

Herts Haven Cafes – a free welcoming drop-in space for children and young people across Hertfordshire to access support for their emotional wellbeing 

Signpost Counselling – Young people 10-25 years in South and West Hertfordshire can refer themselves for free counselling.

Just Talk Campaign

Chat Health- School nursing text messaging service for young people (11-19)
Text 07480 635050

Young Minds – Information for professionals, parents and young people experiencing a mental health crisis. Parent Helpline 0808 802 5544 Email

Healthy Young Minds in Herts – website containing tips for parents and young people including a “Wellbeing signposting guide for young people”  and tips for parents.

Childline – online and telephone information, support and counselling for young people up to 19 years. Tel 0800 111 111
Children under 12 can visit

Young Carers

WithYouth –

Sandbox –

Sibs UK –

Services for Young people –

Autism support for young people

Potential kids –

SPACE Hertfordshire –

ADD-vance –

National Autistic Society –

Ambitious about autism –