Off The Record

Text-based online counselling and workshops for young people aged 11-25 in Croydon, Sutton and Merton.

Service Notice

Easter Holidays

Whilst we are very much 'open for business', please note that over the Easter Holidays (from 29.03.23 - 11.04.23) our response times may be slightly delayed. We usually aim to respond to new registrations and messages within 72 hours, but may take longer on account of the bank holidays. Thank you for your patience.

About This Service

Welcome to Off the Record's online counselling and workshops service

On this site the counselling is all in writing rather than talking - either by writing a weekly message to a counsellor, or a weekly live chat appointment. If you would prefer video/phone or in-person support, please sign up here: https://www.talkofftherecord.org/sign-up/ 


Online Counselling

Free online counselling, giving you one-to-one support to help you through tough times.

I want to talk to a counsellor


Free and informal online workshops, designed to provide practical help and information about key issues you might be struggling with in your life.

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About this site

Our services are provided by Off The Record, a charity supporting young people in tough times. We also provide face to face services, which you can find using the links below:

Home talkofftherecord.org/
Twitter talkOTR
Facebook offtherecord