Who is this for?

Pathfinder Chichester provides advice, information and support for people aged 18+ affected by mental health problems living in Chichester and the surrounding area, as well as carers, friends, professionals and other agencies.

What to expect

Pathfinder provides a single point of contact. Our staff are trained to provide one to one advice and support. You can email or call us.

Pathfinder services operate during normal working hours, if you are calling out of hours or can’t get through, just leave a message or drop us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

We may not always be able to respond quickly as we’re not a crisis service but you can find contact details for other services in the Crisis Support section of this website if you need urgent help.

How we can support and advise you

Pathfinder Chichester provides:

  1. Information, advice and signposting by phone or by email, staffed Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 4pm
  2. Mental Health Advice and Information Session at Chichester Library on Mondays 10.30am to 12.30pm. Check by phoning 01243 780420
  3. Individual and group support, creative and practical activities provided by Pathfinder Alliance partners and other local services
  4. Access to peer support 
  5. A range of services provided by local partners to support people with their mental health and wellbeing. 

Please note: We do not provide support from this location, please contact via phone or email to arrange an appointment.

Other Pathfinder Services in Chichester

Pathfinder Chichester is part of a network of mental health support across West Sussex, Pathfinder West Sussex.

Other Pathfinder Alliance partners providing mental health support in Chichester include:

  • CAPITAL Project Trust – Peer support
  • Coastal West Sussex Mind – Living well service: 50+ and Dementia support; service for Young Adults aged 16-25; and Families in Mind
  • Mind in Brighton and Hove – Community Mental Health Advocacy and Independent Mental Health and Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Rethink- Asian Mental Health Helpline
  • Southdown - Employment support
  • Stonepillow  - Homelessness services
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT) - Pathfinder Clinical Service
  • United Response – Community support