HeadStart Your Way

What is HeadStart?

It’s a partnership programme, led by Cornwall council and funded by the Big Lottery, which develops resilience and mental wellbeing in young people.

We are a now delivering the community strand of the programme under Your Way, focusing on preventing the onset of mental ill health.

For more information about the wider HeadStart Kernow project click here


Our offer

We’ll directly support you whether you’re a young person aged 10-16, parent, carer, volunteer or community group through our Youth and Community Facilitators.

Our Youth Facilitators will support you with your mental health and emotional wellbeing whilst our Community Facilitators will provide you with links in your community, training and advice around mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Direct support for you

Places where you can find advice and support

Support in your community

Services in Cornwall & IOS where you can find support for your mental health

Youth In Mind

The video project where you call the shots

Let's Chat

Kooth, from Xenzone is an online Counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.

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Need help now?

If you need to speak to someone urgently call your GP or family doctor!


Childline up to 19yrs : 0800 1111
The Samaritans: 116 123
In an emergency go to A&E or call 999