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