Children and Young People

The following organisations offer guidance and support to children and young people. 

B eat

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Beat is the UK's leading charity supporting those affected by eating disorders and campaigning on their behalf.

 

BF Adventure

BF Adventure is an outdoor activity centre and charity based near Falmouth and Penryn in Cornwall.  

 

Boot Up

Boot Up! Outdoor Learning was created to support and educate vulnerable young people from 8-18 yrs from schools across Cornwall, with a specialism for Children in Care. This group is still at the core of our charitable work and bespoke sessions are organized so that they can find a place to call their own and where they can make strong and lasting relationships.

 

Brook

We offer free and confidential sexual health advice and services for young people under 25. All young people regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation are welcome. 

 

Careers South West

We offer information, guidance and support to people and organisations as they move through different stages of their lives.

 

Childline

Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We're here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

 

Mind

Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Mind of My Own (MOMO)

MOMO is a fuss-free way to put down your thoughts and send them to those who need to hear from you. 

 

Princes Trust

The Princes Trust believes that every young person should have the chance to succeed. They help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives.

 

Rethink

National mental health charity providing information, services and a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness - challenging attitudes and changing lives.

 

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT)

The Children in Care (CIC) health team is responsible for improving the health and wellbeing of children who live in Cornwall and are in local authority care or who are placed outside of Cornwall by Cornwall’s Children, Young People and Families social care department.

 

Samaritans

Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. 

 

Young Minds

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

 

Young People Cornwall

Young People Cornwall are all about making waves. Giving young people a voice, building their confidence, boosting their creativity and opening doors to a brighter future – all in a way that works for them.