Information, Support and Counselling


Young people's services @ 30 Clarence Street

30 Clarence Street provides counselling services and also provides employment support for those aged 16-25 who are not in education, training or employment.


FIRST - Family Intensive Rapid Support Team. A very small number of families will have support from the Family Intensive Rapid Support Team, (FIRST), a home-based multi-agency support service for families with young people with highly challenging behaviour. CAMHS and short breaks work closely together to provide this service.


Employment Advisors in Improving Access to Psychological Therpaes


Becoming independent

Know your rights, know your benefits.

'Know your rights, know your benefits' is a guide for young people in care or leaving care. This helpful guide gives information about lots of things you might need support with including: help paying rent or council tax, what leaving care support you should receive, how to make a benefits claim and help setting up your first home.



Within York there are several mentoring opportunities for young people of York to gain a mentor to help to build confidence with everyday tasks.

The Island

Volunteering Matters


Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Listed below are some other resources to help and support your mental health needs/ difficulties


Young people's survival guide to York



Bereavement is a very difficult emotion for anyone to have to try and deal with and even more so when children and young people are involved. Knowing how to approach the subject can be very difficult and explaining how someone could/ will react can also be challenging. Follow the link to our page on bereavement for some helpful information to help guide you through these difficult times.



York Family Information Service

01904 554444