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U Matter – An emotional health and wellbeing service for young people and their families

Relationships charity, Relate Portsmouth deliver a citywide Emotional Health and Wellbeing service for young people and their families.

Anyone aged 8 to 18 years old who lives in the Portsmouth area (postcodes PO1 to PO6) can access our ‘U Matter’ service. This is a new service that offers early help with problems you may be facing before they get too big.

The following services will be offered

  • Informal first face-to-face support meeting for you to understand your challenges and goals.
  • Relate counselling for you and if needed your family too, at our Cosham or Southsea Centres.
  • Peer support groups that help you come together with other young people, receive support, and complete fun activities in local venues.

What’s the process for getting support?

You can get in touch with us, or a parent/carer or professional can get in contact with us. We’ll then decide make a decision on whether the service is right for you. If we feel it is right for you, you’ll be contacted within 2 working days to arrange an informal face-to-face meeting at a place you’ve chosen. This could be your home, somewhere in the community or at a Learning Links venue.

Registering to use the service

PLEASE NOTE : This is an independent organisation and there may be charges to use their services.

You can apply to use the service yourself, or if you are a parent and guardian you can register a child or young person.

Register yourself, or if you’re a parent or guardian, please use the self or parent referral form.

If you are a professional, then you must please register using only the agency referral form.

If you would like any more details about this service or how to register, please give us a call on 02392 827026 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.

For further information

Please visit the website by clicking here.



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