Durham Healthy Minds

Our free mental health support services are available to all young people, aged 13 – 19 years old living in County Durham. 

Counselling – 6 weeks of face-to-face sessions providing support to young people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health and well-being difficulties. 

One to One Support – tailored to the young person’s needs and interests, building a trusting relationship, encouraging self-confidence. 

Peer Support Small Groups – for young people experiencing mild mental health difficulties. Young people will engage in recreational activities to build confidence and self-esteem whilst making friendships.

Please contact us to make a referral or for further information.
Mobile: 07883 730550

Sexual Health Mobile Bus Drop In’s

C Card, a condom distribution scheme that provides young people 13 -24 with a C Card which entitles them to free condoms and access to sexual health information, advice and support.

Monday,  5 – 8pm,  Thornley & Wheatley Hill

Tuesday, 7 – 9pm,  Seaham Youth Centre
Thursday, 11.30 – 1pm, East Durham College, Peterlee
Thursday, 5.30 – 8pm, Peterlee Town Centre 

(NB Please note that times may vary slightly because of traffic)

Senior Youth Club

Durham City Youth Project delivers open access sessions offering sports, arts and crafts, cooking, personal and social education sessions, team building and an opportunity just to come and socialise.

Tuesdays 6 – 7.30pm at Langley Park Primary School, Langley Park
Wednesdays 6 – 7.30pm, at Fram Community Centre

Junior Youth Club

Our Juniors is an open access, all inclusive club for 7 – 12 year olds. We offer sports, team games, lots of arts and crafts, movie nights, cooking, holiday activities and Xbox. 

Tuesday, 4.30 – 6pm at Langley Park Primary School, Langley Park
Wednesday, 4.30 – 6pm at Pelaw View, Sherburn Rd Estate, Gilesgate
Wednesday, 4.30 – 6pm at Fram Community Centre
Thursday, 4.45 – 6.15pm at Wheatley Hill Primary School

Detached Work

Youth workers are out and about on the streets, stop them for a chat, advice or a warm cup of hot chocolate.

Monday & Thursday, Durham City Centre
Tuesday, 5.30 – 7pm, Seaham Town Centre & Red Star Park
Wednesday, 6 – 7.30pm, Sherburn Rd. Est. and Belmont
Thursday, 6.30 – 8pm,  Wheatley Hill

Youth Council

 A small supportive group, who will be equipped with the skills necessary to engage in community life, giving young people a voice in the park and on wider issues.

Thursday, 4 – 5pm at Fram Community Centre