Children and young people
There are a range of services and support options available through the NHS, and through voluntary and community organisations.
NHS North Kensington Children & young people services aim to meet the emotional and physical wellbeing of children, young people up to age 18 and their families. We work with a range of partners to provide coordinated support for children and young people who have been affected.
GP practices in North Kensington offer extended appointments and Enhanced health checks for children and young people.
Find out more here.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a term for all services that work with children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing. They include the statutory, voluntary or school-based sector, like CNWL, local authority, school or charitable organisation.
Central North West London Trust (CNWL) provides the Specialist child and adolescent mental health service - for children, young people and families.
The team includes Psychiatrists, Nurses, Psychologists, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and support workers and more.
During the day (8am – 5pm, Mon – Friday): Children and Young Peoples Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service on 020 8637 6279 or by e-mail Grenfell.firstname.lastname@example.org
After 5pm and at weekends: If a child or a young person up to the age of 18 years of age needs help or anyone else has a concern they should call the CAMHS Gateway Service on 020 3028 8475.
People are also able to call the Samaritans on 116 123. This is a free, confidential 24-hour service. If you need urgent help at any time please call 999.
Childline is a free, private and confidential service that you can access online and on the phone. They can provide help and support for people up to their 19th birthday.
Website - www.childline.org.uk
You can access confidential emotional support at any time from Samaritans either by calling 116 123 or emailing email@example.com.
Website - www.samaritans.org
GPs can refer children and young people to specialist services where needed, make an appointment with your GP and let them know your concerns.
There is also a specialist Paediatric Service for
children and young people within the Dedicated Service, designed to provide long term
monitoring of the health and
wellbeing of all children and young
people under the age of 18 in the
For more information on the Dedicated Service visit here.
Kooth is an online community for free, safe and anonymous support.
Join Kooth here - www.kooth.com
Kids on the Green
Work with children and young people aged 11-21yrs, delivering a unique fusion of Arts Education and wellbeing support including workshops and classes in performance and creative Arts, alongside complementary therapy and mental health providers. KotG use the Arts to develop confidence, creativity, self-esteem, and artistic excellence. You can learn more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Latimer Community Art Therapy (at the Henry Dickens Centre)
A safe space for children and young people after school and in the holidays, with educational, creative, and physical activities underpinned with the art psychotherapy services. Additional emotional health and wellbeing activities have also been developed.
You can learn more by visiting their website.