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Young People

When young people are encouraged, celebrated and supported, a brighter, safer future becomes reality.

Why Cranstoun helps

It’s vital that young people receive the support they need. At Cranstoun, we understand this, and we are eager to give young people the power to improve their lives and enable them to reach their full potential.

It’s important to acknowledge that the issues that affect young people differ greatly from those that affect adults. Each young person has their own perspective, their own opinions and their own life experience that has shaped them. They need the space to feel safe, understood and supported. At Cranstoun, we avoid a ‘one size fits all’ approach, and instead work alongside each person to achieve their unique goals. Our staff and volunteers share a mission to ensure every young person is empowered, inspired and encouraged when they engage with one of our services and that’s the golden thread that weaves throughout our work.

How Cranstoun helps

Cranstoun’s young people services are designed with young people in mind and are always reshaped and remoulded to best achieve each individual’s goals.

We provide a wide range of young people specific services that provide tools, advice and support with:

  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Mental health awareness
  • Managing emotions and behaviour
  • Sexual health
  • Career support
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Physical health
  • Family and carer support

We also provide volunteer opportunities for young people to collaborate with others.

Our services are provided in Dudley, Sutton, Buckinghamshire, Worcestershire and Wokingham. Each of these service areas offer varying programmes, approaches and opportunities.

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Services

Dudley, Here4YOUth

Dudley, Here4YOUth

Dudley Here4Youth provides a safe space for young people to speak their mind, reach their potential and seek support. Your success is our ultimate goal. We are an alcohol and other drugs service. Click below to learn more about how we can help you reach your goals.

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Sutton, Switch

Sutton, Switch

Sutton Switch is an alcohol and drug service for young people up to the age of 18 living in Sutton. This service can be accessed at our premises, in your home, in your school or a space that feels safe for you. Click below to find out how Switch can support you.

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Buckinghamshire, Switch

Buckinghamshire, Switch

Buckinghamshire Switch is an alcohol and other drugs service for young people in Buckinghamshire. This support can be provided in our service hub or in a locality that makes you feel safe. Switch also works alongside those impacted by domestic drug and alcohol use known as ‘Hidden Harm’.

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Worcestershire, Here4YOUth

Worcestershire, Here4YOUth

Worcestershire Here4Youth is an alcohol and other drugs service for anyone up to the age of 18 living in Worcestershire. This service also offers support for young people and family members of any age to cope with someone else’s drug or alcohol misuse. Click below to find out how we can support you or someone you know.

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Wokingham, Here4YOUth

Wokingham, Here4YOUth

Wokingham Here4Youth is a young person’s alcohol and other drugs service for anyone up to the age of 18 living in Wokingham. This service also provides support for young people and family members to cope with someone else’s drug or alcohol misuse. Click below to find out more about this support.

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