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Young Peoples Counselling 

Welcome to YPCS

We are the Young People’s Counselling Service – a free, confidential service set up to support young people aged between 11 and 16 who live in Cambridgeshire area.           

Our counselling service is:-

  • Free to all users
  • Available without referral – you contact us if you need to talk to someone
  • Provided by a fully qualified and experienced counsellor
  • Based locally at the Jenner Health Centre, Sir Harry Smith School and in Yaxley.
  • A non-profit making organisation

We can help you with problems such as:-

  • Low self esteem
  • Loneliness, anxiety or confusion
  • Distress through bereavement or loss
  • Abuse
  • Difficulty in making decisions
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • Depression
  • Bullying

How to contact us

  • Phone or Text us on 0800 634 4395 and leave a message with your name and contact details
  • You can also e-mail us at
  • The YPCS counsellor will contact you within 48 hours to talk about your needs and schedule an initial meeting.  This is called an Intake Assessment.
  • At the Intake Assessment we will talk to you about how the counselling service works and the options that are available to you.
  • If you both agree that counselling is the best way forward, then we will arrange a regular day and time for your counselling to take place
  • At the end of your counselling we will ask you to complete any anonymous Feedback Form to let us know what you thought of our services and support.

Other Information

  • Our Counsellors are fully qualified and trained members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy(BACP)
  • YPCS has adopted the BACP ethical framework
  • YPCS is funded by charitable donations.

If you would like to donate to YPCS please contact Louise Russell by emailing

c/o Jenner Health Centre
Turners Lane

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