Children & Families Clinical Service

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The Children and Families Clinical Service works with children, young people and their parents/carers who are receiving support from Children's Social Care, Young Hackney, the Family Support Service and the Youth Offending Team.
The team of health and education professionals offer a full range of CAMHS services including specialist clinical assessments and individual, family and group therapy and are part of the CAMHS Alliance. They support children, young people and their families who have mental health needs, are experiencing issues and stressors, are struggling with emotional and behavioural issues, and/or where there are child protection concerns.

Eligibility criteria


The Clinical Service is unique in its accessibility and integration with other services for children and young people provided by the Local Authority. The clinical team works with children and families who are receiving support from the local authority services such as:

  • Children’s Social Care
  • Young Hackney
  • Youth Justice (YOT) and Family Support

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses,

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Referral methods: Hand to Patient

Referrals can be made informally via clinical consultation/discussion. Referrals are from professionals working within Children and Families Services.
Health colleagues can flag up concerns/recommendations for a referral by sending an email to ClinicalTeam.