Local Services

There are a number of support groups and organisations available in the Bailiwick that Guernsey Mind work with and signpost too. The following list contains details about some of the local services currently available – please note that it is not an exhaustive list and other charitable services may be available.

If you would like further information, please contact the organisations directly, or contact Guernsey Mind.

(Note: If you are from an organisation and would like to be added to this list or have any changes, please contact [email protected])

Action for Children

Action for Children provide FREE support for young people under 25 years old, with housing, accommodation, employability and substance use issues.

Organises four social centres in Guernsey. Each centre meets on one afternoon a week. Members come to play games such as dominoes, cards, or scrabble, and to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee 

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.

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.

Bailiwick Social Prescribing

Bailiwick Social Prescribing is a free scheme or adults over the age of 18 linking people with sources of non-medical support, based on ‘what matters to you’ and helping to improve health and wellbeing. 


BeSafer is an online resource for young people of the Bailiwick to access information about relationships.

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.

Dementia Friendly Guernsey

Offers general information and dementia awareness sessions for those supporting the individual with dementia. 

Edible Guernsey

Gardening relieves stress, provides exercise, and introduces peer support. In this way a community is seeded and grown alongside our wonderful crops. At Edible we are growing organic foods (free of fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides) that are abundant and delicious. We are pioneering ‘low till’ and ‘no till’ forms of growing that not only protect, but actually enhance our soil’s health. 

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 (standard office hours).

Guernsey Counselling Service

Guernsey Counselling service is an organisation that exists to provide counselling and training of a professional standard to the community.

Guernsey Police – reporting sexual offences

Guernsey Police have designed a guide to provide information for anyone considering reporting a rape or sexual offence, as well as those who have already begun their journey after a report has been made. 

Guernsey Sailing Trust

The Guernsey sailing trust can offer opportunities either privately through self funding or though a care agency such as Mental Health services.

Speak to an Occupational Therapist about access this thrilling opportunity to sail or try powerboat racing. 

Guernsey Voluntary Service

The GVS provides a comfortable meeting place for the older members of the community where they can take pleasure in the company of others, enjoy good food and benefit from the facilities that the centres have to offer. Members must generally be over the age of 65 and mobile. There is a small charge for the day which covers all meals and facilities.

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

Health Connections connect people in the Bailiwick through an innovative Directory to Doorstep service. View over 530 community assets on our web site directory at healthconnections.gg and we can help you decide what matters to you. 

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.


To support those over 18 affected by drugs, alcohol, or gambling and to minimise related harms through education, prevention, and counselling.

Kindred Family Centre

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

Men’s Shed Guernsey

Providing ‘Sheds’ that encourage men to socialise, make and do things together to enhance their sense of purpose and wellbeing.

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 provide FREE specialist help and advice on all the latest stop smoking methods and FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy or free vape starter kits.


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


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.

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 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.

Victoria Hospital Incorporated

Victoria Hospital Incorporated is a Medical Charity set up to assist Bailiwick of Guernsey residents with medical and medically-related expenses.

VHI assists residents of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, who may make a claim for assistance for themselves and for their families.

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