Case study

Peer-to-peer approach to deliver mental health services to young people

Off the Record (OTR) has young people play a central role in supporting their peers. 
Youth Fund Youth
Organisations: Off the Record (OTR)
Project: Diffusion: a financially sustainable venture to mobilise communities to support young people’s mental health 
Grant amount and duration: £60,000 over 24 months 
Year awarded: 2019 
Location: London, UK 
Exterior of OTR in Bristol.

OTR is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11–25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. This case study explores how their peer-to-peer delivery model works and the benefits of youth-led decision making.

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  • Youth Fund

    Amount: Up to £150,000
    Duration: 3 years
    Deadline: Rolling application cycle

    We want to fund organisations who support young people (ages 14–25) who face challenging or complex transitions to adulthood.