Chertsey High School is keen to support young people and families. Please follow the links below to gain access to support locally.
Surrey Family Information Service (FIS)
A free impartial service for families with children aged 0 to 25. They can help you find organisations and services that may be able to support your family including information about childcare, holiday schemes and activities in your local area, this is an easy to navigate and searchable resource.
Children and Young People’s Mental Health - CAMHS Youth Advisors
A network of around 250 young people who all access or have accessed mental health services in Surrey. They meet together to make new friends, have a voice in services and undertake a range of children's rights projects. CYA works to ensure that children and young people who use CAMHS have a voice in what goes on in CAMHS through being involved in recruitment, staff training, service development and lots more.
CAHMS Community Teams
Welcome to our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) community teams. Our CAMHS community teams are made up of health and social care professionals, promote good mental health and provide support for young people.
Headspace -download the app
Meditation made simple -Brilliant things happen in calm minds
Drugs and Alcohol Support
FRANK Information for young people about drug use and consequences
Catch 22 drug and substance misuse
Substance misuse rarely occurs in isolation but is symptomatic of wider problems in young people’s lives. Catch22 are specialists at providing targeted substance misuse services for young people and offer a truly holistic approach, putting the young person at the centre of the treatment to understand and address the factors driving behaviour and build their personal resilience.
Windmill House is a specialist unit which provides 24-hour residential treatment and support to people who want to become abstinent from drugs or alcohol.
Catalyst works in a number of ways to alleviate the damage to and promote the health of people affected by drug and alcohol problems, and with wellbeing issues such as depression, stress and anxiety.
Children Centres and Sure Start Centres
From pregnancy through to primary school, Sure Start Children's Centres support children and their parents and carers.They offer services for everyone, but especially for families at times when life is a bit of a struggle
Early Help Support for Families
Early help means providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life, from foundation years through to teenage years
Surrey Family Support Service
This programme uses a whole family approach involving grandparents, parents, young people and children. It brings together a team of people and agencies with specialist skills to help families caught in a pattern of anti-social behaviour, unemployment, alcohol abuse and truancy
A local charitable organisation since 1977. We provide a wide range of services to our clients and offer emotional and practical support to individuals who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse, including children and young people.
Surrey Young Carers
Surrey Young Carers offers on-going support to young carers, advocating for them and their family to minimise the impact of caring on their lives. We also offer young carers the chance to take part in regular activities, giving time out from their caring role. We promote the needs of young carers to influential organisations within Surrey and provide training to Health, Social Care and Education professionals. Young carers are encouraged to contribute to all aspects of our service, including our Young Carers’ Forum.
Living with Teenagers -Support and advice
Develop a better relationship with your child through learning to manage misbehaviour and other problems. You can learn how to help your child succeed at school, build their self esteem and feel emotionally secure.
Child Sexual Exploitation Support
Child Sexual Exploitation (or CSE as it is often referred to) is a form of sexual abuse that involves the manipulation and/or coercion of young people under the age of 18 into sexual activity. This may take place in person or online. A young person might even be encouraged to take part by someone in their peer group who may already be a victim