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A 12 week training program broken up into 3/4 week segments. 1Wayforward aims to educate some and re-educate others through training, personal development, counselling and mentoring. Empowering youth to believe in themselves. Inspiring youth to reach their full potential. Motivate youth to intentional success.
Adolescent At-risk & Forensic Service (AAFS)
The Adolescent At-Risk & Forensic Service (AAFS) is a flexible and responsive service offering evidence-based assessment, consultation and treatment for young people who are engaged in, or present significant risk of offending behaviour.This can include, but is not limited to, serious violence, fire-setting and/or sexually harmful behaviour.
Alateen
Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics.

We believe alcoholism is a family disease that affects everyone in the family. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. They meet to share their experiences of having, or having had, a problem drinker in their lives. They help and support each other.
Albrighton Community Centre
Albrighton Centre is a community centre inSouth London. The new centre first opened in March 2011 and has offered a varity of community work aimed at local residents and the local community since that time. The centre runs a number of weekly activities aimed at a wide cross section of the community and we hope that this page will provide you with information and help in identifying those activities that are of use to you.
BEAT – Beating Eating Disorders
Beat is the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape.
Bullying UK
Bullying UK is part of Family Lives, a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.
Centre for Mental Health
Centre for Mental Health aims to help to create a society in which people with mental health problems enjoy equal chances in life to those without. Their mission is to change the lives of people with mental health problems by using research to bring about better services and fairer policies.
ChildLine
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. If something’s on your mind, it often helps to get some advice from an adult you trust. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small.
COVO Connecting Voices
COVO Connecting Voices is committed to improving the wellbeing of Children and Young People with emotional and social difficulties. We run a range of projects and services across London and England tailored to the needs of young people, families, schools and organisations. These are funded programmes and/or commissioning services for local authorities, statutory and third sector organisations.
Faces in Focus
Advice, information, support & counselling for 11 - 25 year olds living in Southwark and Lambeth.
Families First Team
The Families’ First team are a team of family therapists trained in the Functional Family Therapy model (FFT). FFT is an evidence based family therapy approach to working with young people and their families where the adolescent in the family presents ‘externalising behaviours’ and conduct challenges.
Family Rights Group
Family Rights Group’s goal is to enable children to be raised safely and thrive within their family and community. Established in 1974, we support families whose children are involved with, or require, local authority services because of welfare needs or concerns. Families who contact us are often struggling, and scared their child may be removed. Our advice service helps them to understand their rights and options, get the support they need to prevent problems escalating into a crisis and to work constructively with local authorities. This is key to keeping children safe at home and avoiding unnecessary removal into care.
Gendered Intelligence
Gendered Intelligence work with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; they particularly specialise in supporting young trans people under the age of 21. Gendered Intelligence deliver trans youth programmes, support for parents and carers, professional development and trans awareness training for all sectors and educational workshops for schools, colleges, Universities and other educational settings.
HOPELineUK (Papyrus)
PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide. Every year over 1600 young people take their own lives in the UK. Many thousands more contemplate suicide; many harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling. We draw from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in our campaigns and in our endeavours to save young lives.
Insight Southwark
Insight is a confidential support service for young people aged 11-24, living with or affected by drug and alcohol issues, in Southwark. They provide advice and information on harm reduction and prevention, as well as therapeutic interventions to complement the needs of young people accessing the service.
Kidscape
Since 1985, we have worked tirelessly to promote the anti-bullying message and shine a spotlight on child protection issues.
Vision. We believe that all children should be able to grow up in a world free from bullying and abuse, and that all adults should keep children safe and help them to reach their full potential.
Look Ahead: Southwark Young People’s Floating Support Service
Southwark Young People Floating Support Service offers support to young people aged 16-25, who live in or have a connection to Southwark. The service supports young people who are in need of support with issues such as housing, finance budgeting, managing physical and/or mental wellbeing, and much more.
Medacs Homecare
Medacs Healthcare is a leading healthcare staffing company providing healthcare recruitment expertise to both the public and private sectors. We are a quality home care provider that designs and delivers domiciliary care, specialist home care and complex care services to elderly people, adults and children.
Mermaids
Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. They work to raise awareness about gender issues among professionals and the general public. They campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.