Who we are

We are an established children's charity delivering vital mental health and emotional wellbeing services in schools across Essex and East London.

Our diverse school team is made up of well qualified counsellors, therapists and social workers who provide support services to over 100 schools for over 1000 children and their families each year.

We work to improve the lives and life chances of children and young people with a wide range of highly professional support and advice services.

Children and young people in our community are vulnerable to all sorts of different pressures and challenges such as anxiety and depression, obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), bereavement and family break-ups, low self-esteem, friendship issues and bullying, identity issues, anger or behavioural issues, self-harm or suicidal thoughts.

By promoting resilience and greater self-awareness, we aim to empower more positive life choices for the children and young people in our care and help them navigate through difficult and often challenging times.

Our unique approach is to intervene as soon as problems are identified and work with the child and their family for as long as it takes to put things right.

Our biggest undertaking is the one-to-one work we do in schools with children. However, this is not right for every child, and so we also provide therapeutic support to children, young people and families in our dedicated counselling rooms at our head office. For further information about this, please visit our Support for Families section.

As an extension to our services, we also provide expert training and supervision to school staff as well as specialist support to parents for developing skills to enhance the wellbeing of children and young people.

Please go to the Our Services section for further details about our work and how we can help.

About Us

whatwebelive.jpg
Our aim is to provide a caring professional response to the child and family in need for as long as it takes to put things right.
Find out more

Trustees

Community.jpg
bccs is very fortunate to have a diverse group of Trustees directing and supporting our work.
Find out more

Work for Us

corporateinfo.jpg
We are always keen to hear from highly-qualified counsellors and therapists - why not apply to work for us?
Find out more

bccs team

How_we_help.jpg
Meet the team that runs bccs.
Find out more