Here to support young people

Project worker with male young person

Sandwell’s emotional health and well-being service is delivered by in partnership with Kaleidoscope Plus Group, KRUNCH, Black Country Women’s Aid, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and KOOTH.

Who is this service available to?

We are here to support young people. We aim to provide help, support, advice and guidance to any young person between 5 and 18 years old who has emotional or mental health issues. We will do this by offering:

  • One-to-one therapeutic and activity sessions
  • Online information, learning, advice and guidance support 24/7 (via Kooth*)
  • Online counselling support (via Kooth*)
  • Specialist support for young people who have experienced some form of violence
  • Regular drop in sessions at open access provision, in three locations.

*Kooth is for young people aged 10 and upwards

How to access this service

We have two drop in centres. The Mezz is at Kaleidoscope Plus Group. We will be open on a Wednesday between 2-6pm. It is a space for you to come along to and talk to workers who are there to listen.

The Mezz

Hawthorns House, Hawthorns Business Centre, Halfords Lane, Smethwich, West Midlands, B66 1BB. 

Young people can be referred by Sandwell POA or, if you are in the local area come and meet our friendly team of practitioners. We will take time to explore how we and others can help. 

How to find us:

By Car

Hawthorns House is less than half a mile from Birmingham Road (A41) the main North West arterial route from Birmingham to the Black Country and is one mile to Junction 1 of the M5 motorway.

Metro details

Hawthorns House is a two minute walk from Hawthorns metro and rail stations serving the Midland Metro and Stourbridge to Birmingham rail line with excellent links to Snow Hill Station in Birmingham City Centre, just ten minutes by train or metro.

Bus details

From West Bromwich bus station the number 74 bus travels past the West Bromwich Albion Football Club on Birmingham Road, alight here and walk less than half a mile to Hawthorns House on your right.

Community link

This drop in is open every Monday from 1:30pm-4pm (except bank holidays). 

Community Link, Cradley Heath, B64 5AH

Langley Park Lodge

This drop in is open every Tuesday from 2pm-5pm (except bank holidays). 

Langley Park Lodge, Oldbury, B69 4SL