Mental Health and Counselling

Mindfulness for Youth

A free 8 week mindfulness course in the Croydon Area. Starts Tuesday 30th April at 4:00-4:30pm, during term time only.

View the mindfulness course poster (PDF)

Tel: 07712329468

Croydon IAPT - (SLAM ) IAPT

We are a free and confidential NHS service provided by the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. We offer a range of psychological therapies to adults 18 years and over, who are registered with a Croydon GP.

Telephone: 020 3228 4040



MIND in Croydon

Mind in Croydon is working to promote good mental health. It seeks to empower people to lead a full life as part of their local community.

Telephone: 020 8668 2210



Off The Record Croydon

Free and confidential counselling to young people aged 14-25 who live, work or study in Croydon.

Telephone: 020 8251 0251

Facebook: talkOTR

Twitter: @talkOTR



Relate Croydon

Relate are the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, and every year they help over a million people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships.

Telephone: 0300 003 3225



Hear Us

Hear Us is Croydon’s Mental Health Service User Group which acts to relieve the needs of people living in the London Borough of Croydon and surrounding areas who have mental health problems by provision of services and advice

Telephone: 020 8681 6888

Facebook: hearusmentalhealth

Twitter: @hearuscroydon




Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927



Cassandra Centre (CC)

Cassandra Centre offers professional and confidential counselling and Therapeutic services. Working with individual women, men, families and young people.

Telephone: 0203 601 7475

Mobile: 07852 525 468



Location: 1433a London Road, Norbury SW16 4AW

Croydon Drop In

Croydon Drop In is accessible, confidential, independent, safe and flexible for young people (aged 11-25) seeking free support and counselling.

Telephone: 020 8680 0404



Croydon Adult Social Care

You can self-refer or refer others to Croydon Adult Social Care. If you feel you or someone you know is in need of this service please get in touch.

Telephone: 020 8726 6500


Victim Support Croydon

We give emotional and practical help to people who have been affected by crime in the London Boroughs of Southwark, Merton, Sutton, Wandsworth, Lambeth, Greenwich, Lewisham, Bromley, Croydon and Bexley.

Telephone: 020 7801 1777 (Lines are open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday)


Parents and Carers of Teenagers Support Group

Having trouble understanding your teenager?

Come in for a cuppa and a chat.Come in for a cuppa and a chat. Maybe together we can find a way to survive being a parent or carer of today’s teenagers.

When: 2nd Monday of each Month 6:30pm to 8pm

Location: St Stephen’s Church, 9 Warwick Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7NH


Buses: 109, 60 and 64 (Stop: Galpins Road)

Time For Me

Time for me is a group to help people cope with distressing thoughts and feelings. A crèche is provided.

Download the information leaflet.


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123




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

Telephone: 0300 123 3393