Youth Advice and Counselling

Youth Counselling

A fully confidential service available by referral only. Suitable for young people aged 11-18 who need support with a wide range of personal issues. If you are a young person wanting to use this service, please email a member of the youth team on or text 07920526224.

If you are a service or parent wanting to refer a young person, please complete the SCDA Wellbeing Referal Form and send to: Youth Counselling, Denton Island Community Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven BN9 9BA

Well-being Groups

A new program for young people needing support with well-being issues. 12 week program of closed group activities that aim to support young people to gain confidence, meet other young people, understand well-being and develop coping mechanisms. Run on a Tuesdays, to refer please use the form above or e-mail

Youth to Youth

An online counselling service, run by young people for young people! If you or a young person you know has anything worrying them, please use this website to anonymously contact trained young people who are supported by a counsellor to help you. It also has details of local services if you need feel that you need emergency help.

Click here for more details Youth to Youth

Platform-Nine Drop in

Come and join us on Wednesday evenings at Denton Island Community Centre 4pm-6pm. We have fun issue based workshops, one-one support with experienced Youth Workers and a Sexual Health service offering the C-Card scheme and Chlamydia testing. We also have hot chocolate and snacks,  just turn up and say hello to our Youth Workers!