Ibstock & Barlestone Surgeries

132 High Street, Ibstock, Leicester, LE67 6JP

Telephone: 01530 263467


Sorry, we're currently closed. Please call NHS 111

Barlestone Surgery, Westfields, Barlestone, CV13 0EN | Telephone: 01455 299920 | ibstockhouse@nhs.net

Teens & Young People

Health for Teens

This is a Leicestershire Web site exploring lots of Teen issues such as Nutrition & Diet, Anger Management, Exam Stress, Self Harm, Good Relationships and lots more.


Young Minds

This is a web site for young people with lots of information about mental health and improving emotional wellbeing.


Soft Touch Arts

Start is a weekly drop-in arts/creative activities session taking place 16:00-19:00 every Thursday. It is aimed at vulnerable young people and provides a safe, creative and social space for them to work on projects that they decide for themselves. There are also group work projects that they can get involved with, e.g. an annual exhibition. There is a wide mix of abilities and experienced staff are there to facilitate the activities.

Mixt-up youth music is similar to Start, but using music. Tues 16:00-18:00

Mixt-up Mondays girls session is girls only. Mon 16:00-18:00

All these sessions are free though we do ask for a donation if it is possible.

These sessions may change in the future depending on funding so always check the website for updates.

Email info@soft-touch.org.uk

Website www.soft-touch.org.uk


Kooth, from Xenzone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people; accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. Kooth is able to break down barriers and stigma associated with accessing mental and emotional well-being support by offering a digital platform.


Leicestershire Early Help
Provided by Leicestershire County Council

Early Help offers a range of universal and targeted support to help tackle problems for children, young people and their families as soon as possible.

Help may be offered at any point in a child or young person’s life. This includes both:

  • help early in life (including pre-natal interventions), and
  • help early in the development of a problem.



Rainbow Trust supports families who have a child aged 0-18 years with a life threatening or terminal illness and need the bespoke support we offer.


Text Advice from the School Nurse

To get advice from the school nurse you can text on 0752 061 5387.

Free Chlamydia testing for Under 25s

This website has a free testing service for Chlamydia for Under 25s.