The Medway Young Persons' Wellbeing Service provides emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families across Medway.

The service is available to young people from the age of 0-18 and up until the age of 25 for young people with special educational needs or as part of a wider network of support for children and young people in the care of the Local Authority.

Phone 0300 300 1981 or email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.nelft.nhs.uk/what-is-medway-young-persons-wellbeing-service

From September 1st 2017 Medway's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) transferred to NELFT NHS Foundation Trust. The service is now known as the Medway Young Persons' Wellbeing Service. 

Eating disorder services also transferred to NELFT NHS Foundation Trust. The service is now known as the Eating Disorder Service for Kent and Medway.

Referrals to the Medway Young Persons' Well-being Service

The referral process from September 1st is via a Single Point of Access (SPA). This will be used for all referrals. The SPA is an integral part of the service as a central point for screening, triage and sign-posting. Referrals will be accepted from all professionals involved with the child or young person, family members or self-referral from the young person themselves. 

You can contact the SPA via telephone or email: 

Telephone: 0300 300 1981

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Operating Times

Monday- Friday: 9am- 6pm 

Saturday: 9am- 12pm (noon) 

The NELFT Mental Health Direct (MHD) team will provide additional support out of hours and weekends via telephone advice and triage to local Crisis teams. The number to call is 0300 555 1000

Referrals to the Eating Disorder Service for Kent and Medway

The referral process from September 1st will be via a single telephone number. This will be used for all referrals. 

The minimum age for referrals to this services is 8 years.

You can contact the Eating Disorder Service via telephone or email:

Telephone: 0300 300 1980

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Referral Forms 

Referral form for the Medway Young Persons' Well-being Service 

Referral form for the Kent and Medway Eating Disorder Service 

Please note that referrals by letter, with the appropriate information, will still be accepted by the service. 

 

 

In Medway, we want to support children, young people and their families through life, and to work together to help them respond to and overcome challenges that they may face.

The emotional and mental health and well-being of children and young people in Medway is a key priority for NHS Medway CCG, Medway Council and our partner agencies.