If you’re suffering from stress or grief, our counsellor is here to help and you can talk to them in confidence, free of charge. Counselling can help you deal with many types of problem, such as bullying, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety and depression.

Talk to Student Services, or ask your Personal Tutor to make an appointment.

There are some helpful services available outside the College too. Some of these may incur a cost. Their details are listed below.

NHS Lets Talk (18+)

Tel: 0800 073 2200

Listening Post (18+)

Cheltenham Tel: 01242 256060
Gloucester Tel: 01452 383820
Forest of Dean Tel: 01453 750123

Hope House Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Tel: 01452 754390

Gloucestershire Rape Crisis (Women and Girls)

Tel: 01452 526770

Gloucestershire Counselling Service (11+)

Tel: 01453 766310

Teens in Crisis +

Tel: 01594 546117

Cruse Bereavement Care

Tel: 01242 252518

Winston’s Wish

Tel: 08452 03 04 05

Independence Trust

Tel: 0845 863 8929

GYPSMS - Gloucestershire Young People’s Substance Misuse Service

Tel: 01452 547540

Muslim Youth Helpline

Tel: 0808 808 2008


Tel: 0800 1111

Victim Support

Tel: 0845 30 30 900


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.