About us

We are Youth Access, the national membership organisation for Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Services (YIACS) across the UK.

We have been supporting our network since 1975 to provide young people with access to free, high-quality, community-based advice and counselling services.

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  • Our story & mission

    Our mission is to ensure all young people can access free support on their journey into adulthood from community-based advice and counselling services that respect their rights and meet their individual needs.

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  • Our people

    Small but mighty, the Youth Access team comprises of seven dedicated staff members, each devoted to our mission of providing young people across the UK with access to free, community-based advice and counselling services.

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  • Donate

    Your donation will help ensure every young person has access to the support they need, when and where they need it.

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