About Us

Who are we?

We are a team of counsellors supporting young people aged 11-18 in various areas across Lancashire. As part of n-compass, we are a trusted service with over 10 years’ experience in support and advice.

  • A team of experienced and qualified counsellors who specialise in working with young people
  • Have specialist training in working with issues around self-harm
  • We work across Fylde, Preston, South Ribble, Chorley
  • Winners of the ‘Children and Young People Now’ award in 2016

What do we do?

  • Our aim is to equip young people (11-18) to cope better with difficult circumstances, preventing them from escalating into more serious issues 
  • We provide early support for Young People experiencing issues impacting their emotional health and wellbeing
  • Provide 1-2-1 sessions and group work
  • Help young people to identify their triggers, build their resilience and use alternative coping strategies
  • Work creatively with art and play to help the young person express themselves
  • Provide a service for teachers and parents to refer into when they feel unable to help
  • We can assess and refer a young person if this is needed

Why is our work important?

  • The work we do helps to reduce psychological distress and supports young people to achieve their personal goals
  • School based counselling is evaluated positively by young people and school staff
  • It brings about improvements in students’ mental health and emotional wellbeing
  • It enhances young people’s capacity to engage with studying and learning

Who pays for your service?

Our service and support is free to all young people aged 11-18 in various locations across Lancashire (link to postcode finder page)

We are currently funded by 

  • Fylde and Wyre CCG
  • Preston, South Ribble and Chorley CCG
  • Children In Need

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Can we help you?

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