Support information for young people
Emotional Wellbeing Hub
The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides free support and advice. We provide a central point of contact for young people, families, and professionals to access mental health services.
This service is for people who have concerns about the emotional or mental health of a child or young person aged between 0 and 19 years. The service is also available if you're a young person needing support.
For further information about the service go to our Emotional Wellbeing Hub web page.
Help to manage your mental health and wellbeing
Mental health and wellbeing support
Free online peer support
Tellmi is a safe, anonymous app where you can talk about anything. From anxiety to autism, dating to depression, or self-harm to self-esteem. Sharing your experiences with the Tellmi community. Moderators check everything to keep you safe and their in-house counsellors are always on hand if you need extra support.
The Tellmi App can be downloaded from Play Store or Apple Store.
Molehill Mountain – an app to help autistic people with anxiety
Molehill Mountain smartphone app aiming to help autistic adults understand and self-manage their own anxiety. The app has been developed by UK research charity Autistica and researchers at King’s College London with input from autistic people.
Further information about the App can be found on the King’s College London website.
School Nursing advice and support line
During the COVID-19 pandemic the School Nursing service will be available to support children and young people with their emotional needs.
Visit the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Children, Young People and Families service website for further details on the School Nursing service.
Kickstart job opportunities scheme
Wokingham Borough Council have been successful in being approved for the Governments Kickstart scheme. The aim of Kickstart is to get 16-24-year olds who are struggling to find work, into employment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Each job placement is completely new, lasting for six months and helping young people to build their confidence and experience in the workplace; all while earning a regular wage for up to 25 hours per week.
For further information about this scheme and how to apply visit our news centre website.
Careers information guidance and support
Find Careers Information Guidance and Support on the Elevate website.
Are you facing unwanted sexual behaviour in school?
You don't have to face sexual assault, harrassment or abuse at school alone. It's not ok and never your fault. For advice and support contact NSPCC's dedicated helpline.
Call: 0800 136 663
Alcohol and drugs misuse service
Here4YOUth Wokingham is a young person’s alcohol and drug service for anyone up to the age of 18 living in Wokingham. You don’t have to come to the service – we can meet you at home, at school, or college – wherever you feel most comfortable, and at a time that is good for you.
They also offer advice, support and guidance for children and young people to cope with someone else’s drug or alcohol misuse.
For further information visit the Cranstoun - Here4YOUth website.
Cranstoun Wokingham also delivers the adult alcohol and drug recovery service across Wokingham.
Further information on support organisations can be found by searching our community directory.
Sexual health and wellbeing
Visit our sexual health and contraception web page for signposting to services who provide information contraception, sexual health, keeping safe and sex and relationships.
Domestic Abuse: Where to go for help
Are you living in fear of someone you know? Is your partner, ex-partner or a family member hurting you or making you feel afraid? You are not alone. You can get help.
Visit our domestic abuse web page for information on organisations and services who can help you.