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YoungMinds

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YoungMinds is a leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people. As well as campaigning, fundraising and running various projects they also provide a website offering information and advice to young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing. They also offer support and information to schools and parents about young people’s mental health and provide a helpline for concerned parents and carers.

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Young Persons Clinic – under 25

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Part of the integrated Sexual Health & Contraception (SHAC) service, the Young Persons Clinic is located at SHAC East (The Claude Nicol Centre) and offers a walk-in service with no appointment required. Although young people are free to use the clinic’s daily walk-in and appointment services, the young persons clinic is specifically for those aged under 25.

Services available include:

Full sexual health screens for young men and women or self taken swabs/ urine test for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
Blood tests for HIV, Hepatitis and syphilis
Hepatitis vaccination A and B for people at risk
Free treatment for any infection found
Pregnancy testing
Full range of contraception including contraceptive pills, Depo-Provera injection, implants and emergency contraception
Free condoms
Referral to other services as appropriate

This is a confidential friendly service for young people. Young people less than 16 years old have the same rights to confidentiality as those over 16 years old.

 

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Young People’s Centre (YPC)

Posted on 14 December, 2017 in

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The Young People’s Centre (YPC) is a safe and social space with a café located in the centre of Brighton where young people aged 13-25 can access free advice, support and counselling, as well as affordable food, activities and free access to computers and the internet.

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Young Minds

Posted on 13 November, 2014 in

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Are you worried about a young person’s mental health? YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences, we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

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Young Carers’ Project

Posted on 14 December, 2017 in

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Run by the Carers Centre this project is for children and young people aged 8 – 24 years old who have regular caring responsibilities for family members who have an illness or a disability. They provide support and advice, run activities and groups and work with schools to raise awareness about Young Carers.

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YMCA Downslink Group

Posted on 14 December, 2017 in

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This organisation provides support to young people (under 26) who are homeless or having problems in their current housing, including access to supported accommodation, tenancy support, housing advice, relocation support, counselling, courses, and Sussex Nightstop Plus, which provides an alternative to emergency accommodation through local community volunteers.

Supported Accommodation

Through their supported accommodation they house 79 young people each night across 6 houses. Each young person is allocated a support worker who will help them to identify targets and to work towards achieving goals that lead to independence.

Community Projects

Their work in the local community reaches thousands of young people each year and impacts a number of areas including mental wellbeing, sexual exploitation, young offenders, general advice, housing advice, mentoring and counselling. Click on the links below for more information.

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Women’s Centre

Posted on 27 March, 2014 in

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Brighton’s Women Centre are a holistic women centred organisation providing services to women in Brighton & Hove. They offer a diverse range of services to meet their needs and support women to build self-confidence and independence leading to empowerment and self-development.
Volunteering opportunities are available to women who have had time out of work and looking for work experience; wish to develop their professional skill base; want to give something back and are deeply committed to empowering women. The Women’s Centre offers a comprehensive training programme for volunteers.

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Winston’s Wish – South East

Posted on 14 December, 2017 in

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Winston’s Wish is a charity that supports children who are bereaved.

The death of a parent or sibling is one of the most fundamental losses a child will ever face. At Winston’s Wish, we believe that bereaved children need support to make sense of death and rebuild their lives – and that is why we exist.

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