ELP services

Wellbeing and mental health support for return to school

Bereavement and loss
Eating disorders
Mental health
PHSE support
Staff wellbeing
Young people
Younger children


Bereavement and loss

Eating disorders

Eating disorders and coronavirus Beat

Handbooks from Ealing mental health support team

Mental health



PSHE support


Self care


Staff wellbeing




Young people

Helplines for wellbeing and mental health

Organisation Contact details


For Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic child, young person, parent or carer, affected by Covid-19? Speak about your worries, problems and stresses. We provide emotional support, practical advice and help.

Open 1-8 pm Monday-Friday

Call 0800 1512605

Webchat: Boloh - the Black and Asian family Covid-19 Helpline | BAME Helpline (barnardos.org.uk)

CALM - If you identify as male, call the campaign against living miserably

Open 5pm–midnight every day

Call 0800 58 58 58

Childline Phone calls won’t show up on your bill.

Open 9am-midnight

  • Call 0800 1111
  • Webchat childine.org.uk

Education support School staff can call 24/7 for help and advice.

  • Call 08000 562 561
  • Text 07909 341229
Helplines partnership, directory of UK helplines www.helplines.org/helplines/

Kooth - Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Open Monday - Friday, 12pm – 10pm, Saturday - Sunday 6 - 10pm


Mind - Call, text or email for signposting to support in your area.
Open 9am-6pm Monday-Friday

Muslim Youth Helpline
Provides faith and culturally sensitive support for young people. Will accept calls from all ages.
Open 4-10pm every day

Papyrus - Under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling.

Open weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends and bank holidays 2-10pm

Samaritans - To talk about anything that is upsetting you

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

SANEline - If you're experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else.

Open 4.30pm–10.30pm every day

Call 0300 304 7000
Shout - In a crisis? Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Text 'shout' for 24/7 text service support 85258

Somali Helpline Advice, family support, counselling, information and signposting

Open 4-9 pm Monday-Friday

Call 0800 542 6855

Switchboard - If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender you can call Switchboard. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+

Open 10am–10pm every day.

The Mix For under 25s
Open 2pm–11pm Sunday-Friday

Youth wellbeing directory
Find services for young people and families in your area


Apps about wellbeing and health

  • Aura meditation app
  • Calm meditation app
  • Clear fear anxiety app for teenagers
  • Daylio diary mood tracker app
  • Elefriends (from Mind) mental health forum app
  • Headspace meditation app
  • Headspace for kids meditation app
  • Silvercloud mental health tools app
  • Stop, breathe and think meditation app
  • The Worrinots app for children to manage anxiety


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Last updated: 05 Mar 2021