The wïsh centre

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About Organisation

COVID-19 Statement:
The WISH Centre are continuing with our vital support services for young people during this difficult time.
Many of our face to face services will be digital and we will be checking with each young person to ensure our service remains accessible to all.
We are accepting new referrals as the evidence base shows the importance of connection and support during social distancing and quarantine.

The wïsh centre is a London based charity that prevents self harm, abuse and exploitation of young people. We are a community based model that provides therapy and counselling in schools and at our centre, plus peer support groups, out of hours help, and advice and training. The wïsh centre is a free for young people ages 10-25 years.

Our Services:
Self Harm Peer Support Group.

Positive Changes Ages 15-19 (All Genders)
Weekly group for you to have peer support in a non-judgemental space and to develop new skills, friendships and confidence through volunteering and campaigning.
After school/ college at Wish in Wealdstone. [This group is will be ran digitally during this time, see above statement.]

Safe to Speak (12-25, All genders)
1:1 therapy where you have the time and space to talk and to express.
Sessions will be held at your school or at the Wish Centre. [Sessions will be ran via phone or video link during this time, see above statement.]
We can also offer 1:1 support for young people who self harm ages 19-25.

Safe Step Ages 8-12 (All genders)
Weekly sessions with a therapist at your school using art and talking. [This programme will continue when schools re-open.]

To see exclusion criteria & to refer, visit out website

The wïsh centre started in the London Borough of Harrow, NW London in 2004.  In 2016 we opened a centre in Merton SW London we were evaluated by the Centre for Mental Health. The evaluation found our service to have a 90% recovery rate for self harm.

The wïsh centre
55 Peel Rd

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Volunteer Opportunity £/year 31 Oct 2021

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