Welcome to Compass Lewisham Young People Health and Wellbeing Service
Who are we
The Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service (YPHWBS) is delivered by Compass in partnership with Kooth Online Counselling and helps young people in Lewisham to make achievable and sustainable lifestyle changes that improve their long term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing. The Lewisham Young Person Health and Wellbeing service is a Multidisciplinary team, consisting of Health and Well-being workers, Health and Well-being nurses, Health and Well-being Counsellors & Support Workers.
What we do
The service works with young people aged 10-19, (up to 25 with evidenced additional needs) and offers support to any young person in Lewisham needing help or advice with emotional wellbeing, sexual health or substance misuse. The service is at its core a prevention and Early Help service, focusing on reducing harm and protecting and safeguarding young people, but with capacity to offer more targeted and specialist treatment or make appropriate referrals if higher levels of support are needed. The service has a relentless focus on the identification and prevention of harmful and toxic risk factors affecting young people. In particular striving for improved sexual health and sexual relationships: decreased levels of substance misuse and improved emotional wellbeing.
How to contact us: If there is a young person that requires support across any of the three strands or if you would like to discuss a potential referral, you can contact the service on 0208 6903020 between 8:00am – 6:00pm Monday –Friday to speak to a Duty worker. Alternatively you can send a referral directly to our secure email LHWS@compass-uk.org.
How to access our services
If you or someone you know needs our help, you can contact us in complete confidence:
Compass Lewisham Young People Health and Wellbeing Service
38-39 Winslade Way, Catford London SE6 4JU
Tel: 0208 690 3020
Out of hours appointments can be accommodated on request