Access and Advice

Helps young people and their families in need of support to access it in the most appropriate way. This could be through providing advice, signposting to existing support or passing through to specialist or clinical support.

Services

  • Advice
  • Signposting
  • Online resources
  • Passing through to specialist or clinical support

Building Resilience

Primary focus is on encouraging and providing help and support early. Supports young people and their families to access services in the local community as soon as they start to struggle, such as counselling, mentoring or a wellbeing project.

Services

  • Counselling and therapy
  • Mentoring
  • Wellbeing projects and activities
  • Community Wellbeing Team
  • Emotional resilience group work
  • School Transition Coaches
  • Support for children and young people 
  • Support for parents, carers and families
  • Support for schools
  • Online and school-based drama 
  • CYP Havens
  • Waves Youth Group
  • Wellbeing Practitioner sessions

School-Based Needs

A new model of support for schools which we are co-producing with local schools – also includes the Reaching Out, Neurodevelopmental and Building Resilience services.

Services

  • Advice and signposting
  • Early Intervention support
  • Neurodevelopmental support
  • 1-2-1 support and group work
  • Guided self-help, CBT and counselling
  • Primary Mental Health Teams
  • Youth Counselling Service
  • School Project Workers

Reaching Out

Supports the most isolated and vulnerable children and young people in the community through a multi-agency network. Formerly Mindful service.

Services

  • Support for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness 
  • Support for those not in education, employment or training (NEET) or at risk of this 
  • Support for those struggling with drug and alcohol difficulties 
  • Support for those 17/18 year olds as they transition from Children’s Services to Adult Services 
  • Support for young offenders 
  • Support for those who are hard to reach and/or difficult to engage with

Neurodevelopmental services

Supports those living with conditions such as autism and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).

Services

  • Autism transition support
  • Support for parents, carers and families
  • Support for schools
  • Out of hours advice line
  • Schools and Speciaist Neurodevelopmental Teams
  • National Autistic Society (NAS)
  • Barnardo’s
  • Learning Space

Crisis Admission Avoidance

This service supports children and young people who are in crisis and require more intensive support. Our teams work alongside children, young people and their family/carers.

Services

  • 24/7 Crisis Line
  • Crisis Intervention Service
  • Hope Service
  • Extended Hope Service

Intensive Interventions

Supports young people and families who would benefit from extensive or intensive treatment. Specialist teams work with children and young people (including those with eating disorders, learning difficulties, those affected by sexual trauma or children in care).

Services

  • Eating Disorders Service
  • Learning Disabilities Service
  • STARS (Sexual Trauma Assessment, Recovery and Support)
  • Children in Care
  • Care Leavers
  • Complex Mental Health Teams
  • Post-order Support Service
  • Self-harm and suicide support

Other information

Some of our services are open to direct requests for support which means you can get in touch with them directly. 

For other services, call Access and Advice (which is replacing CAMHS Single Point of Access) call 0300 222 5755. We are open 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 12pm, Saturday. The service is not open on bank holidays.