£5 Funds creative materials to use in sessions

Donate £5

£30 funds an intro session for a young person

Donate £30

£180 funds 6 sessions for a young person

Donate £180

Other Ways to donate


Ready to have some fun at your school, college or workplace to support a good cause?
We've had amazing donations from supporters ready to go that extra mile... literally! ...from sensational skydives, Mufti Days and bake sales to sponsored cycle rides and shopping nights ... we're always delighted to hear the creative ways you have come up with to help continue our work. Have you got an idea to help us?

The Role of a Trustee
Becoming a charity Trustee is one of the most important roles in the voluntary sector. Our Trustees help to give direction to the charity and are ultimately responsible for its activities. The Trustees' skills and experience are invaluable to the further development and growth of HYCS.
To find general independent advice about the role of a charity Trustee, click here.

Recruiting Now
Whether you're an experienced trustee or wanting to take your first step at
board level, we want to hear from you. We’re looking for a new trustee who
brings relevant skills and experience, in particular legal, IT or governance.

Read the Board Trustee vacancy details here (click image):

Link to the Board Trustee job description and person specification here (click image):

To register your interest or if you would like to find out about becoming a HYCS Trustee,  please email us at ask@hycscounselling.co.uk for further information.

HYCS periodically runs recruitment programmes - we will post dates on our website when we are looking for a new intake.

Want to join our team?
HYCS is a BACP-accredited service , committed to the highest professional standards.  We periodically recruit volunteer, humanistic counsellors to offer midweek, evening counselling sessions at our Isleworth centre for 11-25 year old clients in the Hounslow Borough.

All of our volunteer counsellors are counselling professionals registered with the BACP, UKCP or similar. Before joining, our volunteers go through a rigorous HYCS' selection programme and benefit from supervision and extensive, specialist training in working with young people through HYCS.

Application Criteria
- To apply, you must be either a qualified humanistic counsellor or a trainee counsellor who has completed at least 2 years humanistic counsellor training (including 1 year skills and theory and 1 year on a diploma/degree course). 
- You will be registered with the BACP or UKCP and committed (if qualified) to working towards BACP or UKCP accreditation.
- You will be interested in working with young people from 11 to 25 years old.
- You must be available to see 3 clients per week at one midweek, evening session.
- You must be committed to attending  monthly supervision provided by HYCS.
- You must be able to attend our full induction training session (dates below).
- You must attend HYCS team and agency meetings (see frequency below)

Want to know more?
If you meet the criteria above please contact the HYCS office by email at  ask@hycscounselling.co.uk to express interest in working with us and to be notified of our next recruitment programme.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Are you looking for an office-based volunteer post?
If you would like to provide admin’ support for our work and might be interested in assisting with admin’ jobs such as data entry, filing, and general office duties, then please contact ask@hycscounselling.co.uk to see if we are currently looking for any help.

Please contact us to see how we might work together.

If you are 11-25 and enjoy using apps and would like to be one of our HYCS team of volunteer app testers in your spare time to use and then review mental health and wellbeing support apps, please contact us at ask@hycscounselling.co.uk.

Our team of testers pre-assess apps for safety, enjoyment and of course whether they are supportive, using a simple, standard form.  Their work has been really helpful in identifying apps to suggest to our client base. 

Link to our app testing form here to complete your first review. 

If you are aged 11-25, are enthusiastic and would like to represent the voice of young people within our organisation and  help to shape our service, please contact us at ask@hycscounselling.co.uk

• Apply for Youth Committee - please contact us to ask for an application form.

Your support makes a difference

Thanks to your support, last year HYCS supported 900+ young people in schools, youth offending services and at our centre, offering an incredible 5000+ counselling sessions.