A free, confidential service for children and young people who need support around their own or another person’s drug or alcohol (substance) use. Young people under 18 years of age can be referred to us and we can then work with them up to the age of 24.
Compass Harrow is co-located with other providers of children and young people’s services. These services include support around domestic violence, sexual health (including free condoms and HIV testing) and mental health, as well as careers and employment opportunities.
Our caring and friendly team are available at a time that suits you and at a place where you feel comfortable.
How the service can help you
Contact us if you need support:
- With your own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use
- Because you are affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use
How you can access the service
If you feel that you, or someone you know, would benefit from our support or would like some more information about the service, you can get in touch anytime via:
- Our confidential online referral form
- Telephone on 020 8861 2787 or 07917261962 to speak to one of our friendly team (Mon-Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm or we will get back to you within one working day outside these hours)
- Our hub, where you can drop in during opening hours. Harrow on the Hill Station a 5 minute walk away.
Meet the team
Anca is a graduate social worker with experience in supporting young people with learning difficulties and elderly people with complex needs.
Anca first started working with Compass as a volunteer in 2016 and has now graduated to become a member of the core team. She has strong interest in drug and alcohol issues and their impact on young people’s lives.
Danielle has vast experience supporting people with substance misuse issues and has a criminology degree. She has worked within the prison system, adult services and youth offending.
Danielle is passionate about helping young people work towards positive changes in their lives and their futures. She has been working in the borough of Harrow since 2008 and has a good reputation and links with partner agencies.
Mikayla has been working for Compass since October 2015 and has extensive experience working with people who need support with drug and alcohol use. She also has broad experience of working with young people facing a range of other issues, including severe learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and young carers. She has a health and social care degree.
Mikayla has worked in Harrow for many years, enabling her to understand the dynamics of the Borough, its needs and the issues facing young people locally.
Help & support
For information about relevant health and wellbeing topics please expand the sections below.
I am aged under 11 years
I am aged 11-19 years (up to 25 years old with special educational needs)
Parents / Carers
I am a parent / carer
I am a professional