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No5 Young People - Covid-19 response

Forbury Gardens attack helpline for anyone affected by the attack, text TALK followed by your first name to 07786 202430 to request a phone call from a trained counsellor, this is a helpline service.


COVID-19 RESPONSE: Face to face service not running at the moment, visit website for details of current service for young people during covid-19

No5 is Reading's young person's counselling centre, dedicated to providing free, confidential counselling and emotional support to anyone between the ages of 11-25.

Who to contact

0118 901 5668 - do not leave a message as no one in the office
0118 901 5649 (Admin line) - do not leave a message as no one is in the office
07984 357551 ~ Text

Where to go

Oxford Road

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 3pm-9pm (Sessions)

Other Details


Age Ranges
11 to 25 years

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.