Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

  • BCW Schools Partnership

    BCW School Partnership offer home visits, one to one meetings and opportunities for parents to off load and find solutions to normal issues faced by families. Our trained staff assess needs and offer support, recognising that no two families are the same.
    They work with a range of partners and agencies to support families to get the best out of family life. All work is free of charge to families and covers:

    A range of parenting support sessions
    Understanding and managing behavior
    Support for your child with issues including managing
    anger, anxiety and keeping themselves safe
    Healthy lifestyles
    Attendance Issues

    Offered to families of children attending one of the Partnership schools:

    Bonneygrove, Dewhurst St Mary CE, Fairfields, Holy Trinity, St Mary’s CE High School and St Pauls Catholic

    01992 412647



  • CHEXS 

    CHEXS works within the local community, supporting families of children that attend our partnership schools, supporting homelife stresses as well as managing difficult behaviour with their children. 

    Parents/carers are given advice and direction through face-to-face meetings, which can include helping access support with benefits, obtaining emergency grants, help with energy bills, for example accompanying them to local Post Office or amenities to top up energy supplies, reducing outgoings, resolving housing problems, and/or getting mental health support. 

    We will also provide direct support as well as helping parents or carers access support from other agencies.  We provide Foodbank vouchers for families and family support through face-to-face parenting workshops giving parents/carers opportunities to learn and strengthen their parenting skills.

    We support the whole family through face to face meeetings and activities within Schools, home and community venues.

    CVSBEH Community Skills Hub. 59 High Street, Waltham Cross,  EN8 7JU

    07792 842587



  • The Counselling Foundation

    The Counselling Foundation is a charity that has been providing training and counselling services since 1974. We are regulated by the BACP which ensures all our counsellors are bound by an ethical framework. 

    Counselling sessions are conducted both online, via telephone or video, and in person in our Hertfordshire and/or Bedfordshire centres. 

    We provide therapy for up to a year based on what the client wants and needs.

    We believe counselling should be available to all, regardless of income, ethnicity, religion or other characteristics. Our fees are based on household income; we also have grants available for those who may struggle financially or are on benefits. 

    If you need funding support, please speak to one of our administrators who will discuss subsidised fee options that are available. Registration forms can be completed on our website or by calling us.

    Appointments from 8am–8pm, Mondays to Fridays

    Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt EN8 9XQ

    0300 303 6690



  • HABS Family Support

    For families of children attending the HABS partnership schools (see website)

    The HABS Family Support Team is a local school partnership who provide high quality services for children, young people and their families in Wormley, Broxbourne and Hoddesdon, Turnford and Watford.

    We are a local organisation that works with school age children to address social and health issues that are barriers to learning.

    We provide advice and support for children and families at risk of breakdown and offer practical and emotional support, helping with a range of issues including mental health, bereavement, separation and divorce, domestic abuse, housing, financial support, debt, drug or alcohol use, additional educational needs and challenging behaviour.

    Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

    c/o Wormley Primary School, Cozens Lane East, Broxbourne EN10 6QA

    01992 303331 Opt 5



  • Hertfordshire Mind Network

    Our Meeting Places are a safe and welcoming social drop-in where you can feel supported. Attending these groups is a good way to share experiences, build social networks and meet people in a non-judgemental setting. Our Meeting Places are open access, meaning there is no need to have an initial appointment and you can also attend while waiting for one of our other services. Thursdays, 11am – 1pm

    Waltham Cross Wellbeing Centre, 145a High Street, Waltham Cross EN8 7AP


    02037 273600



  • Meeting of Minds Social Group

    The Meeting of Minds Social Group is for residents suffering with poor mental health e.g., anxiety, depression, and loneliness and/or for those simply in need of social interaction. Via Referrals Only.

    The team will introduce residents to the Cedars Park Men’s Group and/or the Cedars Park Gardening Group as part of the Meeting of Minds Group project.

    Every Wednesday Morning. Meet at Cedars Park Café – time to be arranged following referral.

    Hearts Helping Herts CIO, Cedars Park, Theobalds Lane, Cheshunt EN8 8RU




  • SEND Local Offer (Hertfordshire County Council)

    The SEND Local Offer lets parents and young people know what special educational needs and disabilities services are available in Hertfordshire, and who can access them.


  • Strength in Mind Therapeutic Services CIC

    Strength in Mind Therapeutic Services CIC is a local registered not-for-profit organisation offering direct support, counselling, psychotherapy, coaching and mindfulness to children, young people and adults. 

    They are a group of trained family workers, mental health workers, teaching and coaching professionals supporting adults, young people and children to access a diverse range of mental health support in a variety of settings.

    Strength in Mind works in collaboration with local schools and mental health services providing a positive package of support to children, young people aged 0 – 25,  and into adulthood helping anyone struggling with their mental health and emotional well-being.

    The team offer a range of therapeutic interventions, delivered by qualified and experienced psychotherapists, counsellors, art therapist and therapeutic life coaches, which include:

    Direct support
    1:1 Counselling/Psychotherapy
    Walk and Talk Therapy
    Group Counselling
    Bereavement Therapy
    Art and Play Therapy
    Nurture and Theraplay

    They also deliver workshops, student programmes and parenting events. The team is passionate about supporting anyone, of any age to develop and reach their full potential and supporting children and adults with making any changes for a better future.

    Counselling sessions are hourly paid on a sliding scale, some of the sessions are part or fully funded. Every therapy package is delivered and tailored to meet the individual needs of each child, young person and adult attending. Some of the community work and projects are fully funded with the help of grants from major organisations.

    07951 497277


  • Wyld Edges CIC

    The Harmony Garden offers a space for people to connect with the healing benefits of the outdoors and nature, share food, and meet for coffee and chat about issues which affect their, or a loved one’s, mental health.

    Members have the chance to benefit from 1-2-1 peer mental health support, which includes accompanying individuals to appointments which may cause them distress.

    Organisations or individuals can refer to us through Broxbourne Frontline or directly by phone or email.

    The Harmony Garden, Shirley Close, Cheshunt, EN8 9PS