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Health and emotional wellbeing

Lewisham young people aged 10-19 (25 with SEN) can access free help or advice with emotional wellbeing, sexual health or substance misuse.

We work alongside Compass to offer 1-2-1 health and well-being services directly from our youth clubs across the week.

Are you a young person needing
advice and support?

If you would like to talk to someone about your sexual health or emotional wellbeing, Compass run sessions at our youth clubs at the following times:

Mondays 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Ladywell Youth Club
SE13 7XE

Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Honor Oak Youth Club

Wednesdays 5.30pm - 7.30pm

TNG Youth Club
SE26 6AD

Wednesdays 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Deptford Adventure Playground

Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Riverside Youth Club

Fridays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Bellingham Youth Centre

You can come along at these times and meet with a member of Compass staff.

You can also access free, safe and anonymous support online at Kooth.com. Kooth, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

Are you looking to refer a young person?

If there is a young person that requires support or if you would like to discuss a potential referral, you can contact Compass directly on 0208 6903020 between 8:00am – 6:00pm Monday –Friday to speak to a Duty worker. Alternatively you can send a referral directly to their secure email LHWS@compass-uk.org.

More about the service

The service is provided by Compass and at its core is a prevention and Early Help service, focusing on reducing harm and protecting and safeguarding young people, but with the capacity to offer more targeted and specialist treatment or make appropriate referrals if higher levels of support are needed.

The service has a relentless focus on the identification and prevention of harmful and toxic risk factors affecting young people. In particular striving for improved sexual health and sexual relationships: decreased levels of substance misuse and improved emotional wellbeing.


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