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 Advisers in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies


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 

Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life, the NHS Choices Moodzone is here to help.

This site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life. 

We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.


Last updated: September 2020