Please click here to find out more information about the counselling services available for young people living in Islington.


Chance UK is a charity which aims to improve the lives of primary school children with behavioural difficulties who are at risk of developing anti – social or criminal behaviour in the future through a mentoring scheme.

Contact Chance UK on 020 7281 5858 (North London branch), 020 3177 3910 (South London branch), 020 7221 3290 (Westminster branch).


Families First – Islington CAMHS works in Partnership with the charity Families First.

Contact Families First on 020 7527 4343.


Islington Family Directory –This directory provides information for parents and carers, children and young people and the practitioners working with them about the services available in Islington to them.

Contact Islington’s Family Information Service (FIS) on 020 7527 5959 for free, impartial information, advice and guidance about services for children, young people and families (Mon-Fri 9am – 4pm).

My CAMHS Choices

Have you been referred to CAMHS or are you interested in finding out about it?

My CAMHS Choices is a website which provides information and videos with real clinicians and young people, about different types of help, diagnosis, what to do if you are feeling stuck and moving on. Please Click here to find out more.


Mind is a national mental health charity campaign who provide information and support and aim to make sure that no one has to go through a mental health problem alone.

Contact Mind on 020 8519 2122 for general enquiries.

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Pandas Foundation provide pre and post natal depression advice and support.

Helpline: 0843 2898 401


Solace – Islington Women’s Aid

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Time to Change and Rethink are national campaigns which aim to reduce the stigma and to get people talking more about mental health.

Contact Time to Change on 020 8215 2356 for general enquiries.

Contact Rethink Mental Illness on 0300 5000 927 (For practical mental health information, Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm. Also for general enquiries.)

Younger Minds

Younger minds is a service that was developed in 2011 by Mind in Haringey, the service was created to support young people to lead a more successful and fulfilling life.

Click on this link for a list of services available for young people and families in North London including:

– Counselling Services

– Helplines

– Support Groups

– Young Parents

– Domestic Violence


Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences YoungMinds campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

Contact Young Minds on 0808 802 5544 (Parents’ Helpline), 020 7089 5050.

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Last updated on 5th July 2017