Cygnus Academies Trust

Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Children

If you are worried about the safety or welfare of a child please contact NSPCC on:
0808 800 5000 or


Children Bereavement UK - Offers a range of support for grieving children.

Winston’s Wish provide bereavement support for parents and carers who are looking for bereavement advice and support for their child . 

Helpline: 08088 020 021 

Cruse Bereavement Care offer bereavement support whatever the circumstances of your loss. 

Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Anna Freud Centre - Offers advice and support for parents and carers, to support their child's mental health and wellbeing.

Bexley Support

Childline Kids - Children can access support for a range of issues, as well as online activities and games to support their emotions and wellbeing. 

In addition, children can call or have a 1:1 chat about anything, 7 days a week. Call free on 0800 1111. 

Counselling - Parents can refer their child to the Kent School Health team, for emotional wellbeing support via the Children and Young People’s Counselling Service at

Kent Resilience Hub - Supporting 10-16 year olds cope better with the pressures of every day life.

Kent Wellbeing Service - Information on local and national services to support wellbeing, and localised hub of information with simple tips and advice during this challenging time

Kooth - Online mental wellbeing support with help and advice for young people (10+). Young people can also chat to their team about anything, through their text messaging service or live chat.

Moodspark - learn about mental health and find tips and resources to keep emotionally healthy (10+).

YoungMinds - Information on child and adolescent mental health.