Local Services

The list below contains details about local services currently available. Please be aware that it is not an exhaustive list and other charitable services may be available.
Mind endeavours to ensure the content of this website is accurate and up to date but does not accept any liability for error or omission. Mind is not a medical organisation and provides information rather than advice. Mind does not accept liability for any inconvenience, loss or damage arising from the use or inability to use any of the information on this website. Mind takes no responsibility for the content of external websites and any such links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind.

We also have two booklets listing services in Alderney and Guernsey.
Download these below or contact us for a hard copy

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Action for Children

Action for Children Guernsey is a confidential service that provides help and support for young people and their families. We are a friendly team that can support you through the ups and downs of life in a safe, constructive and non-judgemental way.

Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. 

Alzheimer's Society Guernsey

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Art of Living

We aim to strengthen the individual by providing weekend courses, using over 70 independent studies. We use Sudarshan Kriya and other breathing techniques on the Art of Living Happiness Programme. Corporate programmes also available.

Research - The science of breath and meditation

Enhance - brain hormone, immune and cardiovascular system function

Reduce - Stress, depression, anxiety and PTSD

Increase - Wellbeing both mentally and physically

Autism Guernsey

Our aim is to ensure those with autism are able to lead full, positive and inclusive lives and a reasonable degree of independence.

Breaking Free Group

Breaking Free is a 9-week group-work programme for women suffering from Post Natal Depression. Referrals can be through your GP, Health Visitor or any professional service, including Guernsey Mind.

Bright Beginnings

Bright Beginnings Children’s Centre supports you through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Our Children’s Centre provides a universal service made up of fun activities and support for all of parents and care-givers with children under 5.

Carers Guernsey

Carers Guernsey aims to make life better for carers by providing emotional and practical support, giving carers a voice in matters that affect them, providing a central service for information and advice and helping to identify and develop various carers services.

Citizens Advice Guernsey

Free independent and impartial advice on relationship, employment, housing, debt or consumer problems.

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaches and Mentors can be found in the yellow pages of the phone book. Coaches and Mentors help their clients to find the motivation and tools to get to their life's goals. We recommend that you ensure they are registered with the appropriate body.

Complimentary Medicines and Therapies

These include practices such as acupuncture, hypnotherapy, massages, reflexology and nutrition, details of which can be found in the yellow pages of the phone book. We recommend that you ensure they are registered with the appropriate body.

For guidance towards local resources that are professionally qualified and accountable:

National Council for Hypnotherapists (NCH)  https://www.hypnotherapists.org.uk

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS)  https://www.exerciseregister.org

Counsellors, Psychologists and Psychotherapists

A list of counsellors, psychologists and psychotherapists can be found in the yellow pages of the phone book. To ensure the counsellor is appropriately qualified we recommend using the online search function of reliable websites like the Counselling Directory or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Espérànce

This informal group meets on the first Thursday of every month 10:00-11:30 at Trinity Community Centre. Drawing together those who have experienced any kind of loss or bereavement in their lives whether it be a spouse, partner, child, parent, sibling or friend.

Gamblers Support Group

Peer support for those with a gambling addiction and help and advice for carers and families.

Guernsey Alcohol Advisory Service

A voluntary service to help clients overcome their alcohol and drug problems. GAAS provide one-on-one counselling sessions free of charge.

Guernsey Bereavement Service

A free confident, voluntary counselling service with a 24 hour helpline.

Guernsey Caring for Ex-Offenders

Working in partnership with other agencies GCFEO seeks to support ex-offenders to change their lives.

Guernsey Child Contact Centre

Providing a neutral and secure meeting place where children of separated parents may meet the non-resident parent (and/or other family members). Also, children in care can meet parents and family, where there is no safe alternate venue

Guernsey Probus Club

The Guernsey Probus Club is open to all retired or semi-retired men. It is in essence a Social Club that meets on the first Monday in the month for luncheon at La Villette Hotel.

Guernsey Welfare Service

An independent Christian charity with representatives from a number of island churches. The services offeres include vouchers, foodbank, life skills, money coaching, tree of joy, Guernsey linking lives, parent empowerment programme, nightstop, faith and signposting.

Guernsey Women's Refuge

Emergency accommodation and support services for victims of domestic abuse, including a 24 hour telephone helpline.

Health Connections Guernsey

Free, confidential and independent information on all disability and health matters.

Healthy Minds

Previously Primary Care Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.

Offers short-term therapeutic interventions for adults who have mild to moderate anxiety and depression. The primary aim of the service is to enable people to learn healthier coping strategies to improve their wellbeing and to manage their difficulties by themselves.

Home-start Guernsey

Free, confidential and non-judgemental support for families through home visits.

Horizons

A morning social drop-in held at the Lion's Mind Centre for anyone needing support with their Mental Health. This service is run by the Recovery and Wellbeing Service and Peer Supporters. You do not need to be referred by Mental Health Services, just come along for a warm welcome and free refreshments between 10:00-12:00 Monday to Friday.

In-Dependence

In-dependence is a Guernsey based recovery service for drugs, alcohol and gambling.  We work across the community and in the criminal justice settings providing recovery work and counselling. We are licensed to run SMART recovery groups both in the local prison and community. We work with users and family members affected by drugs, alcohol or gambling

Kindred Family Centre

The purpose of the family centre is to enhance the quality of life for children, young people and their families.

L'Vair

Social drop-in sessions held at the Lion's Mind Centre for anyone experiencing mental health problems, their carers and partners.

Makerspace

A women's group to enable learning, innovation and personal growth in the local community by providing communal spaces and equipment for art, design, repair, engineering and entrepreneurship.

Man Club Guernsey

A space for men to just talk or just listen. It's free confidential and non-judgemental.

Men's Shed Guernsey

The Shed provides any man in Guernsey a space to go and work on any project in a welcoming and well-equipped workshop.

Mental Health Service User Group

Campaign group that promotes, educates and empowers for the benefit of all service users.

Overeaters Anonymous

A support group offering a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

Philippi Guernsey

Philippi Guernsey is a Christian organisation that exists to provide counselling and training of a professional standard to the community.

Post Natal Depression Support

Providing support and signposting for those suffering from PND, as well as their relatives and friends. The Charity will seek to increase awareness of PND, and in turn reduce any stigma that may remain about suffering from or receiving help for PND.

Quitline

A free Stop Smoking Service providing advice, information and support to people living in the Bailiwick of Guernsey who are thinking of stopping smoking.

Relate

A confidential counselling service for individuals or couples. Payment is negotiable and no clients are turned away.

Safer

A domestic abuse charity supporting all victims of domestic abuse whether they be adults, children, women or men.

Samaritans of Guernsey

Free confidential emotional support available through a 24 hour freephone helpline for those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.

Secondary Mental Health Services

The Oberlands Centre provides the below services, which you can be referred to via your GP:

• Recovery and Wellbeing Services

• Recovery and Rehabilitation Team

• Crevichon Acute Ward

• Community Drugs and Alcohol Team

• Children and Adolescent Services (CAMHS)

• Duty and Brief Intervention Team

• Psychological Therapies Team

• Prison and Off Island Complex Needs Healthcare

Styx Centre

Promoting and facilitating inclusive high quality and evidence based activities which address the welfare, health, social and recreational needs of the community.

The Book Prescription Scheme

A list of books that have been specifically chosen by professionals for their quality as treatments for individuals experiencing mental health difficulties. All of the books can be borrowed from Guille-Alles Library. A list of the books is available from your GP's surgery or Guille-Alles Library.

The Guernsey Probus Club

This is open to all retired or semi-retired men. It is in essence a Social Club that meets on the first Monday in the month for luncheon at La Villette Hotel.


The HUB

The HUB offers a free, confidential support service to children, young people and families on a range of issues ranging from bereavement and low self-esteem to online safety and support when questioning your sexuality.  Whatever you are going through, big or small, The HUB can help.

The Royal British Legion

The UK's leading Armed Forces charity. The Guernsey branch meets every month at the branch hall in St Saviour. They offer Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid courses training on the island.

Trinity Cafe and Community Centre

Holy Trinity Church works alongside charitable organisations to partner with others through practical, social, emotional and spiritual support, encouragement and prayer.

Trinity Café is open Thursdays and Fridays 9:30-14:00.

Monthly Wednesday Roast 12:00-14:00.

Seniors (over 65) programme including Monthly Mid-week Lunch 12:00-14:00.

Coffee and Craft on First Tuesday of each monthly 10:00-14:00.

University of the Third Age

Running an active social programme for retired adults with a monthly coffee morning.

Victim Support and Witness service

Staff and volunteers provide emotional support, practical help and information to victims and witnesses of crime, as well as friends and family. Regardless of when the crime occurred or whether it was reported.

Wellbeing Animals Guernsey

Providing animal assisted support to bring therapeutic benefit to people of all ages in a variety of situations.

Youth Commission for Guernsey and Alderney

Providing safeand supportive environments where young people can experience new opportunities to overcome barriers, develop skills and build confidence.