Off The Record

Off The Record is a Croydon-based agency providing free support to children and young people. They were set up in 1994 to help young people going through tough times.

What do Off The Record do:

At Off The Record they provide a range of free, friendly and accessible support services for young people aged 14-25 who live, work or study in the Borough of Croydon, including:

  • Counselling: a confidential service for young people.
  • Compass: a specialist service providing support to young people who are refugees, asylum seekers and forced migrants.
  • Young Carers Project: free help, support and information for young people aged 7-25 caring for a family member.
  • Family Navigators: free support for families in Croydon.
  • Jump Start: a new service offering free counselling to young people aged 11-21 who live, work or study in Sutton.
  • Community Development Work: supporting the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community to develop mental health services.

What do Off The Record believe:

Their vision is that Off The Record want you, as a young person, to be inspired to make choices and decisions so that you can feel alive in your own life. To achieve this:

  • They will always do our best to welcome you and we will be clear, truthful and friendly
  • They will always work hard to earn your trust, rather than to expect it
  • Whatever your race, culture, gender, sexuality, disability or religion, they will respect and accept you

They will:

  • Listen to you
  • Understand and respect your wishes and beliefs
  • Be humble and acknowledge any mistake we make
  • Be helpful and supportive
  • Challenge you to be the best you can be
Off The Record

Off The Record

72 Queens Road

Tel: 020 8251 0251