Finding local services

Websites that help you find services in your local area for you or someone you know.

  • Counselling directory

    This website allows you to search for a counsellor or psychotherapist in your area. It lists counsellors and psychotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent them a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover.


  • NHS Choices: find and choose services

    By typing in your postcode you can find local services and support for you or someone you know. Includes support services relating to anxiety, autism, depression, emotional support, psychological therapy, stress, therapy and counselling and more.


  • NHS Choices: find and choose services - mental health services and support

    By typing in your postcode you can find local mental health services and support for you or someone you know.


  • Stepfinder

    The StepFinder app helps young people find the nearest support service to them. Whether its contraception, homelessness, bereavement, mental health or anything else, StepFinder can pin-point local services and help you navigate to them using your phone. It offers tips and advice from others who’ve used the same services and shows which organisations young people say are ‘youth friendly’. Designed by YouthNet, this app is a free and confidential service.


  • Young Concern - mental health 1-1 and drop in service

    Young Concern provide a free confidential one-to-one counselling service to young people aged between 11 and 25 who live in the Harlow, Essex area.


  • Youth Access: find your local service

    If you want to find out about free and confidential counselling, advice or information services, try this directory on the Youth Access website.


  • Youth in Mind

    This website provides lots of information about mental health issues for young people, parents and teachers. It also includes a very useful directory of CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health services) across the UK.


  • Youth wellbeing directory

    An online directory of all service providers that aim to improve the emotional wellbeing and/or mental health of children and young people and their caregivers.



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