Barnardo’s works with the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK. We have a broad range of projects nationally and are a recognised lead in areas such as exploitation, care experienced young people and emotional health and wellbeing. We have been working in Surrey for many years, delivering a broad range of services including short break, family centres and emotional health and wellbeing. We are a specialist in neurodevelopmental work with families and children particularly in ADHD (Attention Deficit, Hyperactive Disorder).
The East to West Trust
East to West are a children and young people’s charity at the forefront of ‘bringing hope to young lives’. Based in the north of the county and working across Spelthorne, Runneymede, Elmbridge and Woking, our mission is to equip and support children, young people and families who are facing difficulties and challenges (spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical), to become the very best they can be. Working in partnership with schools and St. Peter’s Hospital, we bring a relational approach to the support we deliver placing the needs of those we support at the heart of what we do.
The Eikon Charity
The Eikon Charity supports children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities. Wherever a young person is on that journey and whether they’re feeling good about life or are really struggling, we’re there for them. We believe in their potential.
Emerge Advocacy train and equip local volunteers to support young people aged 10-25 who are attending hospital because of self-harm, suicidal thoughts/actions or emotional crisis. Emerge have projects across Surrey, offering support, comfort and care to young people who are at their lowest point, helping them through the hospital process and encouraging them to engage with other services following discharged from hospital.
Learning Space is a reputable children and young people’s mental health charity with over twenty years’ experience of working with Surrey families. Our multi-professional team consists of skilled practitioners all trained in solution focused approaches. We work in schools and in the community and offer 1:1 support as well as targeted groupwork for children and young with a broad range of needs including anxiety, low mood and ASD. We are particularly proud of our strong Youth and Parent Voice groups which help us improve our current services and craft our future ones.
Leatherhead Youth Project
Leatherhead Youth Project (LYP) offer innovative youth services across Mole Valley which aim to respond to local needs and help young people to be safe, happy and making positive changes in their lives. We have a diverse range of projects and activities on offer for ages 11-19, including youth cafes, counselling & emotional well-being support, evening youth clubs, sports projects and more!
The Matrix Trust
Matrix provides a lifeline for vulnerable young people across Guildford Borough. Building long-term relationships, we provide activities within schools and the community to nurture, inspire, connect and empower them, helping them make the most of their lives. We know that when you value young people, listen to them and build positive relationships, you give them hope. The opportunities we provide, enable young people to believe in themselves, and provide a platform for change – whatever context they find themselves in. As carriers of hope, our staff and volunteers put young people at the centre of all provision and decision-making, and go the extra mile to ensure that every provision is a safe, inclusive space.
The National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society (NAS) are the UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. In Surrey, our NAS Resource Centres provide support, guidance and advice, whether or not you or your child have an autism diagnosis, through a choice of services including; bespoke, face to face family support, autism specific courses, family events, children and youth projects, adult social groups and more.
Peer Productions’ vision is to use theatre to genuinely change young people’s lives. Founded in 2006, Peer Productions is an award winning youth arts charity specialising in combining high quality arts practice with peer education. Each year they reach 15,000 young people across the South East of England, enabling them to change the way they think and to make positive life choices. Their work is made with, by and for young people and focuses on three interlinked strands of Identity, Crime Prevention and Mental Health.
Relate West Surrey
Relate West Surrey provides counselling for young people in the West Surrey area. Life can be difficult and hard to navigate for young people. They may feel sad and scared with a sense of hopelessness. The most common issues we come across are relationship struggles, feelings of isolation and loneliness as well as difficulties in relation to cultural differences, ethnicity and sexuality. We also see young people who struggle with anxiety and feelings of panic. We provide a confidential and safe space for the young clients to explore their thoughts and feelings with the support of a highly qualified counsellor.
Step by Step Partnership Ltd.
Step by Step is a youth charity that believes every young person has the right to a bright future. We operate across six counties in the South of England, offering a variety of services including counselling. Our goal is to empower a young person with the life skills and confidence they need to achieve the bright future they deserve.
Surrey Care Trust
Surrey Care Trust provides mentoring, learning, counselling and outreach support to enable young people and adults to improve their chances in life. We help people to overcome the disadvantage of low skills, poor educational achievement, tough financial circumstances and cope better with life’s challenges. Nurturing skills for life, work and learning creates brighter futures.
YMCA East Surrey
YMCA East Surrey is a vibrant charity working to transform the lives of young people and the whole community. Our key services include housing projects, health and wellbeing, children and young people’s services, including specialised activities for people with disabilities, with the aim of helping everyone to belong, contribute and thrive.