Provides specialist mental health services to children and their families living in the borough of Bromley. It also provides advice, consultation and support to other individuals and agencies involved in providing services to children and young people.
The Bromley Wellbeing Service is the single point of access in Bromley for all childrens emotional and mental wellbeing. A referral needs to be made via the Bromley Wellbeing Service for a child or young person to be seen at Bromley CAMHS.
The Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS) offers free, impartial information, advice and support in confidence for
Children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities age 0 to 25.
Parents and carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Children and young people with SEND around transitions from pre-school to primary school and onto secondary school.
Bromley Change, Grow, Live
0208 313 1107
Offers support to young people under 21 who are using drugs or alcohol or who are affected by parent or carers substance misuse in the form of confidential one-to-one sessions, group work, drop-in services across the borough, advice and information for parents/carers.
The project is a borough wide service that supports families living in Bromley to create a safe, secure and happy environment for all children, by reaching out to expectant parents, current parents and young people aged up to 18 years; particularly those who are struggling and are in need of additional help.
Support families with children aged under 18 by offering quality targeted parenting courses and one to one family support.
Provide impartial information, advice and support for parents of children with special educational needs.
Provide impartial information and advice for all parents on their child’s transition from primary school to secondary school.
Help all children make the most of their time at school by empowering parents, encouraging them to be enthusiastic and involved in their children’s education, and to continue their own education and training.
Bromley Mencap is an independent registered charity working with and on behalf of disabled people.
The Family Support Worker for children and young people with social and communication needs provides advice, guidance and signposting to local and national services for parents and carers who have concerns about their children’s social and communication needs, awaiting assessment or post diagnosis of assessment. The Family Support Worker is available to attend diagnostic assessments with parents and offer a follow up meeting within two weeks of the diagnostic meeting.
CASPA delivers quarterly workshops for parents and carers which are user-led, focus on the needs of families and include a wide range of autism-specific topics. The workshops offer peer support and signposting. In addition Bromley Mencap provides a monthly themed drop-in for families.
One-to-one and group counselling for any child or young person in south east London experiencing loss through death.
Bromley Childrens Social Care provide services that protect, care for and support the most vulnerable children and young people in the borough.
Most children and young people’s needs will be met through universal services, for example by schools, youth services, GP surgeries as well as from support within the family.
A relatively very small number of children and young people require specialist support from children’s safeguarding and social care. This will include children and young people who are suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm and those whose development will be significantly impaired without the provision of services.
Out of hours emergencies only-5.00pm – 8.30am and weekends
Tel: 0300 303 8671
The children’s disability service is a specialist social care team who provide advice and information to families with children who have disabilities and/or additional needs from birth to 18 years.
A team of social workers, social work assistants, a specialist advisor and the social care occupational therapy team support children and young people who have a severe, profound or complex disability that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on them.
Included in this group are children and young people with severe learning and/or physical disabilities, behaviours that challenge (ASC), health issues, hearing and visual difficulties, communication and learning needs.
Living On is a volunteer service that supports children, young people and their families in the Orpington area when someone they love has died. Provide support in the form of groups, budding, school/home visits.
The Maypole Project provides a unique pattern of emotional psychological and social support for children with complex medical needs and their families which is based on and led by the families’ needs.
Welcare is a registered charity that works to provide practical and emotional help and support to strengthen families with school aged children up to 13 years who are experiencing difficulties.
The service is social work-led, and volunteer-supported. They work holistically to provide a family-focused support plan in a welcoming, non-judgmental environment. Through a combination of group work and one-to-one sessions, they work with children and families to enable them to cope with difficulties through both practical and emotional solutions.
Targeted services at our Bromley Centre include:
Direct work with children
Group work programmes for parents
One to one family support work
Group work for children (including MySpace, Welcare’s tailored treatment and recovery programme to support children from homes where domestic abuse and violence has occured)
Other services include:
A concurrent group for the non-abusive parent
Volunteer family helpers to support parents in the home
Mentors for children aged 8-13
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a free, women-only service that supports women in London who have experienced violence, or are at risk of violence.