42nd Street is an innovative Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity with 38 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
42nd Street’s Vision:
Inclusive accessible mental health services for all young people.
42nd Street’s Mission:
To support young people aged 11-25 years with their emotional well-being and mental health, promoting choice and creativity. We champion young person centred approaches that demonstrate local impact and have national significance.
Our Social objectives are to:
Service Availability – age ranges, areas and services:
42nd Street currently deliver individual counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)*, Counselling for Depression*, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)*, one to one psycho-social support and advocacy services in the following areas:
If you would like up to date information about waiting times for 42nd Street services, you can access it here.
Please note the above age ranges for our community services. We only support young people aged 11 and 12 year olds where we have bespoke services in specific settings.
We work in a number of Greater Manchester schools. You can find out more about our services in schools here. We work with young people from 11-18 in schools.
Our creative and group work programme is open to young people across Greater Manchester.
Counselling, therapy, psycho-social support, advocacy and case management:
2631 Counselling sessions to 292 young people
756 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy sessions to 111 young people
151 Early Help sessions
242 Urgent Case Management sessions
4556 One to One Support sessions
536 case management sessions to 260 young people
‘High attendance rates across all elements of our service, demonstrated by Do Not Attend (DNA) rates of between 5-13 %.’
‘Consistently high “reliable change” and “reliable recovery” rates for individual therapeutic work (non-IAPT services): 67.5% in Manchester, 63% in Trafford and 56% in Salford. In Tameside & Glossop, young people’s Outcomes Rating Scale (ORS) scores showed improvements that were double the size of those evidenced in the nationally benchmarked ‘rest of CORC’ data sample.’
Issue based and identity based groups:
Community based groups:
Social Action Programme:
Work In Schools and Colleges:
Bespoke services in 9 Greater Manchester schools.
training to 13 organisations and 446 participants.
1772 Duty calls: Support, referrals and advice to parents/carers and young people, and calls from professionals.
99% of young people would recommend 42nd Street to friends and family