The Learning Partnership for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly through the Your Way partnership was recently successful in winning funding to deliver the Community strand of the Big Lottery Headstart Kernow Programme aimed at supporting young people with their emotional health and well-being.
The main focus of the project is on preventing the onset of mental ill health. The main target group are young people aged between 10-16 years old with low level anxiety and stress, through to mild and early stage mental ill health.
Young people supported by the project will have access to face-to-face, on-line and phone-based support services. Face-to-face support will be provided directly by Youth Facilitators, Trained Mentors and Peer Group support offered on a countywide basis.
If you’d like to make a referral into this service, or find out more – please email us: [email protected]
Are you a parent, carer, community group, VCSE provider or volunteer supporting young people that display mental health or emotional issues and feel you’d like to get more support or training in this area?
If so, please contact us and you will be put in touch with a community facilitator within your local area to advise further.
Please note – this is a temporary holding page for the Headstart Community offer. A more detailed online offer will be available from June onwards.
*It is important to note that this is not a crisis or emergency service.
If you need to speak to someone urgently call your GP or family doctor.
Childline up to 19yrs: 0800 1111
The Samaritans: 116 123
In an emergency go to A&E or call 999
You can also find support online via Kooth
If you are concerned about the safety of a child or young person please contact the Multi-Agency Referral Unit (MARU) on 0300 123 1116 (01208 251300 out of hours), or the Police.