Designed by young people, for young people, BOSS is a Barnado's website. It is free, safe and confidential to support the wellbeing and mental health of young people aged 11-19 years and living in St Helens.  

Check out the different sources for all ages and needs below.

Young people

Click here if you are aged 11-19 to access Live Chat and Online Counselling. There are Self-Help and Ask a Question facilities for children and young people, parents/carers and professionals.

Parents or Carers

Are you trying to support a young person with a wellbeing or mental health issue? Click here and get a range of information on issues and some additional support. 


Click here to access information on ways to manage a range of emotional wellbeing and mental health issues affecting young people.