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Our work

Our work

Guided by our mission, vision, values and approach, we have provided mental health services in schools for almost 30 years.

In the last school year: 

  • 6,901 pupils were supported through one-to-one counselling 
  • 33,327 pupils booked their own appointments to speak to our mental health professional
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Our approach

We use a distinctive therapeutic approach to support children and young people early, including working with the whole school community.

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Diversity and inclusion

Place2Be is fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

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Our mission and values

We are passionate about improving children's and young people's mental health, guided by our mission, vision and values.

Discover our mission, vision and values

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Our history

Since Place2Be was founded in 1994, we’ve grown into a national charity. We now offer a range of services in over 500 schools across the UK.

Learn about our history

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Mental health services in Scotland

Place2Be has worked in Scotland since 2001, creating a Place2Be in schools for children aged four and up. Learn more about what we do to improve the lives of Scottish children and young people.

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How can we support you?

Please get in touch with our team about our range of school support services.

News & blogs

From left: Tom Fletcher, Joe Stilgoe, Giovanna Fletcher, Katie Thistleton, Laura Wright, Jordan Stephens, Sophie Dahl, Keeley Hawes, Rhys Stephenson, YolanDa Brown, Jamie Cullum

Place2Be raises over £116,000 at fourteenth annual Carol Concert

Place2Be proudly raises a record-breaking £116,000 at our annual Carol Concert.

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Beano character favourites including Minnie, Gnasher and Dennis. The photo contains the Beano and Place2Be logos

Beano and Place2Be join forces to support children’s mental health

Dennis, Gnasher, Minnie and all of Beanotown join forces with Place2Be to support children’s mental health

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Kia Pegg (back left), Gwendoline Christie (back, second from left) and MC Grammar (back, right) standing outside with Healthland Primary School pupils. They are standing in front of the school sign, and smiling directly at the camera. Two children standing at the centre front are holding a BAFTA trophy.

The BAFTA Roadshow with Place2Be arrives in Harrow

BAFTA and Place2Be team up to bring the BAFTA Roadshow to Harrow.

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