Welcome to The Cassel Centre. We are here for you.

“We are a local charity with a community of over 60 professionals, providing counselling and social work services to adults, young people and children across South East London, who would not usually have access to expensive therapy services”

Christine De Ionno, Chief Executive.

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“I found the counselling at Cassel to be a real turning point for me. I am on the right tracks now and am able to handle things – even on the most difficult days" - Jo, Lewisham

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You Need

Counselling Can Help.

Counselling allows a person to talk about their feelings and problems in a private and confidential environment.

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We Can Help.

Our Mission:

“To prevent abuse, injustice and cruelty to children and adults and
promote health and wellbeing in the individual and in the community”

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Social Work Training

The Cassel Centre is a major training centre for social workers and provides placements for trainees from universities.

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Give Your Time

“Volunteering here has given me a new sense of life! Not only am I helping Cassel out, I’m meeting new people and thoroughly enjoying building on my skills and experiences” - Paul, Lewisham.

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How to Access our Services:

Get Help

Our friendly and devoted team are here for you

We provide time for you to talk about practical and emotional difficulties in times of personal or family vulnerability.

It is easy to refer yourself for counselling.

Refer a Client

We are happy to receive professional referrals from health, mental health and other professionals

To make a referral, please obtain the consent of your client and complete our referral form with your client’s details.

Work, Train, Volunteer

Our part in developing the next generation of professionals is very important to us.

At the Cassel Centre we offer fantastic opportunities for work experience and training.

Our services are available to people who would not ordinarily have access to expensive therapy services. If you live in Lewisham on basic benefit we make no charge for our counselling and social-work services. For people on low incomes fees are based on a sliding scale.

Our Professional Services Include: