Welcome to Colchester and Tendring Youth Enquiry Service
y.e.s. provides a confidential, non-judgemental and informal service for young people between the ages of 11 and 25 within Colchester and Tendring, who are facing difficulties in their lives.
If you are facing homelessness and need housing advice, if you are having family problems, if you are feeling low, depressed or suicidal, if you need advice about debts or would like to check you are claiming all the benefits you are entitled to, if you are teenager and are pregnant, if you are a young family who needs support, or if you need a CV, training or work advice, then y.e.s. can help you.
y.e.s. can provide help and support with many problems that you may be experiencing – and if we can’t help you ourselves then we will find someone who can, and will support you in getting that help.
EARLY HELP SUPPORT/FAMILY INNOVATION
The Essex Family Innovation Fund (FIF) has been a huge success with in excess of 10,000 referrals since 2015 and at The Colchester & Tendring Youth Enquiry Service we have accepted 400 of those counselling referrals for 11-25 year olds and around 200 for 6-10 year olds.
The services YES is providing under the F.I.F. is Counselling and Mediation services and Parenting Support for 0-19 year olds and their parents and carers. Please see our How we can help’ page for further information, or fill in the referral form on the bottom right of this page to request support. If you or a family member need support please complete the referral form as fully as possible and email it to us and we will contact you to arrange to meet.
Follow this link for local services www.essexpartnership.org
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For a friendly chat, or further information, call us on 01206 710771, use the ‘Contact Us’ option, or pop in to see us at 9 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JN
“If you need help, the answer is y.e.s. – supporting young people.”