Charities and Programmes Based in Cornwall

This page features a list of charities and programmes based in Cornwall that support parents, carers and young people.

Cornish Charities and Programmes


Mental Health Connect Cornwall: A public-facing, open access helpline, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Staff will be available 24/7 to provide advice, guidance, signposting, and support over the phone to people who may be worried about their own or somebody else’s mental health.

Mental Health Connect Cornwall – 0800 038 5300.

Start Now – Headstart Kernow: A website created and run by young people in Cornwall, for young people in Cornwall. Link:

Penhaligon’s Friends: A Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents, and carers throughout the county. Link:

Invictus Trust: A small charity based in Cornwall, providing services, support, and information for young people. Link: