Psychosocial Support

Psychosocial Support

Living Water Community 

Living Water Community Psychosocial Team develops policies and processes that promote short-term and medium-term counselling for asylum-seekers and refugees. An improvement in one’s well being and quality of life is of the utmost importance to our staff at Living Water Community. Referrals are made internally through the units within the organization.

Counseling sessions with Living Water Community are offered remotely through Whatsapp, Google Hangouts and Zoom for both children and adults in need of psychosocial support. 

To make an appointment with Living Water Community for counseling services, please contact the following numbers between 8:00AM – 4:00PM, from Monday to Friday: 

  • Cases relating to children: 1 (868) 297-4078 (WhatsApp)
  • Cases relating to adults: 1 (868) 290-9333 (WhatsApp)

Rape Crisis Society 

Rape Crisis Society offers free and confidential counseling sessions in both English and Spanish. Counselling sessions are for survivors of trauma, sexual and domestic violence and those dealing with stress or depression. The services are for women, men, boys and girls. 

You can contact Rape Crisis Society at (868) 627-7273.

ChildLine

ChildLine is a free confidential 24/7 helpline and listening service for children and young people. To contact ChildLine, please dial 131 or (868) 800-4321. 

Families in Action

Families in Action, through a partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Democracy International, offers psychosocial support through a hotline. You can call (868) 628-8422 or WhatsApp call/message at (868) 365-4858 to access their services. While initially Families in Action was established to address alcohol and drug abuse in Trinidad and Tobago, the organisation also provides counselling and interventions on a variety of issues. You can visit their website https://www.familiesinaction.net/ for more information.

Groots Trinidad and Tobago 

Groots Trinidad and Tobago is a non-governmental organization that offers psychosocial support and counselling on a variety of issues such as gender-based violence, transitional housing and on mental health. They are focused on rural grassroots women’s empowerment. If you are in need of their services, contact them at (868) 220-5986 or dlinktt.com for more information. To call their hotline, you can dial (868) 230-2307 or (868) 384-4722.

*Services currently not offered in Spanish.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these psychosocial services free?

Yes. All psychosocial services are free.

Are counselling services available in Spanish?

Yes. Counselling services are also available in Spanish.

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