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Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service for Kingston and Richmond

Achieving for Children
Ground Floor, Guildhall 1, High Street
Kingston upon Thames

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Telephone: 020 8547 6920

Main Contact: Lynn Lock

Email: smsreferrals@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Website: https://www.afcinfo.org.uk/organisations/25852-young-people-s-substance-misuse-service


We support young people to learn more about drugs and alcohol, and can help young people to give up or reduce their substance use. We work with young people under the age of 18 across Kingston and Richmond, and can arrange to see you at our offices in Kingston or Twickenham, or at your home or school if that’s what you’d prefer.

Services provided:

  • Advice & Information on substance use/misuse
  • Drugs & Alcohol support
  • Drug & Alcohol education (access to AQA units)
  • Drugs Counselling
  • Groupwork
  • Parent/Carer & Family support, advice & help
  • Partnership working
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Access to detoxification support where required
  • U18’s Needle exchange


Sexual Health
  • Free Condoms
  • Chlamydia Screening
  • Advice
  • Free Pregnancy Testing
  • Advice
  • Free Condoms
  • Free Pregnancy Testing
  • Advice
  • Young Parents Services
Emotional Health and Wellbeing
  • Information and Advice
  • LGBTQ - Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Transgender / Questioning
  • Youth Services
Drugs and Alcohol
  • Young Peoples Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Information, Advice and Support
  • Needle Exchange

Opening Hours:


Please call 020 8547 6920 for an appointment

Please note: The website is not checked on a daily basis. Some service details may not reflect real time / last minute changes. If in doubt, please contact the service directly to ask questions before travelling.

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