We know that trying new things can be difficult, and you may have lots of questions about any of our activities or services. Here’s a list of our frequently asked questions, but if you have any further questions please visit the contact us page.


How do I get referred to counselling in schools?
Speak to your pastoral team who will be able to refer you, or direct you to our referrals team.

How do I access counselling outside of schools? (up to 25)
There is a referral form on our website which you can fill in or you can call the office on 01606 557666 and a form can be filled out with you

what does counselling involve?
Counselling is a safe space for you to speak about yourself and anything you feel is important to you.

who can access Inspire counselling?
Young people who identify as a woman or girl who: Are aged 13-25 Are able to travel to our hub in Crewe or Winsford (or attend a school with an internal Motherwell counsellor) Have a home postcode starting CW1, CW2, CW5, CW6, CW7, CW8, CW9, CW11, ST7 Are not working with another counselling organisation (e.g. CAMHS)

Inspire activities

Do I need to fill in a referral form for inspire activities?
No referral needed for Inspire wellbeing activities

Is there a cost to attend?
No, all Inspire wellbeing activities are free to attend, materials and equipment will be provided

Who can attend?
Anyone who identifies as a Woman or girl aged 13-25, and can safely travel t the activity location, parental permission will be needed for those under 18

Can parents/ carers attend activities with young person?
We welcome Parents/ carers who identify as Women at our activities, and these are often great opportunities for bonding

How can I join or start an empowerment group?
Contact: georgie.kay-phillips@motherwellcheshirecio.com to be given details about your school group, or to discuss starting one

Can I bring a friend to activities?
Yes, you may bring friends provided they fit our ‘Who can attend’ criteria