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Ex Saints Association support for new City Centre Drop In

1 July 2015
With the current No Limits drop-in centre on Bernard Street set to be demolished and redeveloped this year, No Limits has secured a lease on a new drop-in centre in Southampton, 13 The High Street, Southampton, which used to be Oceans.The new drop in centre should be ready for use by the 3 rd August. Michael Thew, Ex Saints Association Chairman said ‘We are delighted to be associated with No Limits, particularly in the role of Patron. We are keen to support such a great charity that provides information, advice and counselling for some of Southampton’s most deprived and vulnerable young...
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Latest news from our City drop-in

26 June 2015
It's been a busy few weeks at our City drop-in centre - here's what the team have been up to...
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A Bright Beginning

18 June 2015
Bright Beginnings is a project within No Limits which helps vulnerable young parents (17 to 25 years old) to improve all aspects of their health and the health of their baby. We received a phone call from social services asking if a Bright Beginnings worker could attend a discharge meeting. A Bright Beginnings worker attended the meeting to find that Jo, a young mother of a three day old baby, was homeless with no family supporting her. Having been housed, we arranged for Jo to receive weekly support from a befriender to ensure that she could receive support with her health, parenting and her...
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A Day in the Life of Vicki Seekings

16 June 2015
Vicki Seekings is one of our indispensable workers at No Limits. Here is her explanation of what she does at the heart of our organisation, why her role is important and why she loves her job.
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Making a difference: Zoe's story

11 June 2015
16 year old Zoe* was signposted to No Limits as she was going through a difficult time experiencing depression. After building up a helping and supportive relationship with Zoe, No Limits discovered that she had been spending all of her time in her bedroom because she felt isolated at home. No Limits was able to provide Zoe with the support she needed through the Next Steps project where she was able to socialise with peers and engage with fun outdoor activities. Zoe was also referred to the No Limits counselling service to ensure that she could explore her depression and emotional wellbeing...
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How No Limits helps young carers

10 June 2015
Carers week will last until the end of this week! At No Limits, through the Next Steps project, we support young carers and care leavers. If you are one of these people, we are here to help you. Here is what we offer you: There is a young carers group running on Thursdays at the new young carers hub ‘The Snug’(Southampton Voluntary Services, Kingsland Square, Southampton) . Next Step runs drop in sessions on Tuesdays at Southampton City College during the day and Southampton Voluntary Services (SVS) in the evening, an Eastleigh drop in for students at Eastleigh College and Barton Peveril...
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This week is Carer's Week!

8 June 2015
This week (8-14 June 2015) we celebrate Carer's Week! In the UK, there are 6.5 million unpaid carers and they are vital for our society. This campaign aims to improve their lives, to highlight the challenge they have to face and to recognise the importance of what they do. Carers are constantly under pressure, some of them care 24 hours a day. This can have shattering effects on their physical and mental health. ‘Caring can be a rich source of satisfaction in people’s lives. It can be life-affirming. It can help deepen and strengthen relationships. It can teach you a multitude of skills and...
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No Limits plans for a new Southampton drop in centre

8 June 2015
With the current No Limits drop-in centre on Bernard Street set to be demolished and redeveloped this year, No Limits has plans to open a new drop-in centre in Southampton this summer. We are currently finalising the lease on our new centre, so watch this space for details about our new address and when we will be opening. Children and young people under the age of 26 across Southampton and Hampshire will be able to come to the new drop-in for free information, advice, counselling and support for any vulnerability they may be facing. We expect to see over 1,000 young people at the drop-in...
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Young People in Mind

4 June 2015
No Limits is working with Youth Access and eight other YIACS (Youth Information Advice and Counselling Services) across the country over the next year to deliver the new project Young People in Mind which will increase access to psychological therapies for young people. The project will help to support young people who are going through transitions and who have a high risk of mental health difficulties such as care leavers, young carers and those who have experience abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation. For more information, click here .
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Support during exams

15 May 2015
ChildLine report increase in exam stress As reported in The Guardian yesterday, ChildLine received record numbers of calls from students suffering from exam stress last year. The number of young people in Britain seeking counselling over exam stress has increased by 200% in recent years. In response to this need, we want to help local young people through the exam season by supporting them with revision, relaxation and issues such as sleeplessness. Exam support sessions We have two sessions coming up where you can get some information and advice on effective revision, and lots of tips and...