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Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. Kooth gives children and young people between 11 and 26 access to professional help when they need it; providing support from qualified counsellors seven days per week, until 10pm. 

Young people register anonymously on the site, which gives them access to drop-in or booked online chats with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy certified counsellors, psychotherapists and emotional wellbeing practitioners. They can log in to Kooth through any connected device.  

Kooth offers moderated peer to peer support, as well as giving young people access to downloadable self-help resources, forums and discussion groups. 

Kooth is still here to help every day over the festive season. Find out more about the festive service offer by clicking here

Who to contact

Contact Name
Denise Brown
Contact Position
Integration & Participation Worker

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

Kooth is a free, safe and secure means of accessing support with emotional health and wellbeing from a professional team of qualified counsellors.

This service has no referrals or waiting lists. Kooth provides unique out of office hours’ provision and is open 7 days per week, 365 days a year from noon until 10pm weekdays and from 6pm until 10pm on Saturday and Sundays, with reduced cover Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s day and Bank Holidays. Kooth provides added value with moderated, scheduled forums to facilitate peer led support and self-help articles (many written by service users) to provide self-help support.

Other notes

Kooth provides strong clincal goverance, safeguarding processes and procedures and content moderation as part of its award winning on line service provision. SEND experience = emotional.

Last Updated 16/03/2021

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