Barnardo’s transforms the lives of vulnerable children across the UK through the work of projects, campaigning and research expertise.  They believe they can bring out the best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability and domestic violence.


Barnardo’s BOSS in St Helens

Barnardo’s BOSS is based in St Helens, Merseyside and is a Tier 2 Emotional Health and Wellbeing service, working alongside CAMHS Early Intervention service. The service works with all children and young people (0 – 19) offering both face to face therapy and online counselling. The service supports children and young people through therapeutic work, mentoring, group work and online support. We work in collaboration with St Helens CAMHS to adopt the Thrive Model of care for all children in the borough. All referrals need to be sent to Single Point of Access: [email protected].

Barnardo’s BOSS website is also available, it is a free, safe, confidential website
There are Self-Help and Ask a Question facilities for children and young people, parent carers and professionals. A free, safe and confidential website to support the wellbeing and mental health of young people living in St Helens Young people aged 11-19 can also access Live Chat and Online Counselling. Please refer to the website for details of our current chat times.

How to Access

Barnardo’s BOSS are based at the Birch Unit, Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 3DE please contact 01744 753238 or 01744 753609

For CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) CART Team please contact 01744 627618

Type of Organisation

National charity (no.216250) with local services


Birch Unit, Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, WA9 3DE