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OTR's 2021 Summer Programme

OTR are running a range of free in-person activities and online sessions for young people during the summer holidays. Read on for the full list of activities.

OTR at Wimbledon 2021!

Sean Seresinhe is representing OTR at this year's tournament and performing the coin toss for Men's Singles Final.

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London barbers trained in UK-first project

We've launched a health project with London South Bank University (LSBU) and the Croydon BME Forum.

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Young Carers Action Day

Our Young Carers Service are hosting an online event with Good Wolf People next Tuesday for young carers aged 8-14.

Back to school support

Are you returning to school in March? We have online sessions for those who need support around going back.

Half-term activities

OTR are running events for young people during February half-term. Read on for the full list of activities.

Winter Holidays Support

We're extending our support line during the Christmas break. You can call us to talk between 24th December to 3rd January.

OTR Wellbeing Packages

From October 2020, Off the Record is offering a Wellbeing package to all young people who sign up to receive our support.

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Black History Month

Off The Record launch a creative competition in celebration of Black History Month 2020. A £50 prize goes to the winner! The closing date for entries is Sunday 4th October.

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Self-Defence Workshops

NEW self-defence online workshops every Thursday on Zoom at 5pm.

Black Lives Matter

A statement from Off The Record on the killing of George Floyd and systemic racism.

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Creative Competition

Off The Record launch a competition calling all young creatives under lockdown. A £50 prize goes to the winner! The closing date for entries is Sunday 24th May.

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Super Saturday Support

OTR counsellors are now offering confidential support over the phone on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm. The number you can reach our counsellors is on 020 8175 6776.

Off The Record & Covid-19

Due to the concerns about Coronavirus we have taken the difficult decision to close all OTR buildings for the safety of both our clients and staff.

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Young Carers Awareness Day

OTR's young carers service has two events planned to mark Young Carers Awareness Day 2020.

Count Me In

OTR: On the run

Off The Record will be at the 2020 London Marathon!

2019 Christmas opening hours

Our opening hours and drop-in counselling times during the festive break.

Photos: An OTR celebration!

Last month we celebrated 25 years of Off The Record Youth Counselling. Here is a selection of photos from the event.


OTR on Riverside Radio!

Listen to our interview on Riverside Radio with presenter Beth Ashmead Latham.


Celebrating 25 years of OTR!

We'll be marking our 25th year with a special event at Selhurst Park Stadium.

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New walk-in session times

From Monday 16th September 2019, walk ins at our Croydon counselling service will re-open.

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OTR at Wimbledon!

Our Outreach and Schools Worker Matthew interviewed at Wimbledon Women's Semi-Finals

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We've won an award!

A major announcement - OTR announced as 2019 GSK Impact Award winners!

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OTR in Merton!

From April 2019, our support for Merton young people has increased and we are expanding our small pilot service.

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Thriving not just Surviving

A new project funded by Comic Relief.

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We need your help!

From July 2018, Off the Record will be running online workshops at key points during the year. Do you have ideas for online workshops?

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Call us

Saturday Support Line 020 8175 6776

Open on Saturdays from 10am-1pm

Croydon Service 020 8251 0251

Merton Service 020 3984 4004

Sutton Service 020 8680 8899

Email us

General enquiries info@talkofftherecord.org