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We're here for you.
 

We appreciate this may be a difficult time for you and your family. 
You're not alone - we're here to help and support you.
Please follow the three steps on this page to get the right help.

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STEP 1

Check you meet our criteria below. We are an early intervention service so can see children & young people with a range of issues.

If challenges are too severe we may suggest a more appropriate service for you.

Please read the 'who we can help' and 'who we can't help' carefully and proceed to Step 2 only if you meet the criteria: 

 Children and young people up to age 18 with:

  • Mild depression

  • Mild anxiety and obsessional behaviour

  • Early concerns about body image, eating and weight which are interfering with functioning

  • Challenging behaviour and difficulty regulating emotions

  • Being bullied, bullying others and peer group difficulties

  • School refusal or non-attendance

  • Problems arising from bereavement, family break up, loss or upheaval

  • Family communication and relationship issues

  • Mild self-harm

  • Minor issues with substance misuse

  • Emotional and behaviour problems arising from physical illness or disability

  • Victims of Sexual Abuse

  • Difficulties with gender and/or sexual identity

  • Social Media pressures

 Who we can help 

​Children and young people who generally have more complex or long-term disorders need more specialist help, so FCT cannot treat the following conditions: 

  • Severe depression

  • Severe anxiety and obsessional behaviour

  • Psychosis

  • Severe challenging behaviour, conduct disorder

  • Risky, dangerous or suicidal behaviour

  • Severe substance misuse

  • Children who are Looked After

  • Severe post traumatic disorder difficulties

  • Severe learning disability

 Who we can't help 

STEP 2

Select which county you live in below. 

 
 

My county isn't listed. Where can I get help?

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STEP 3
DORSET

Dorset FCT accepts referrals directly from young people and their families/carers. Please download the self-referral form and send it to Kay. 

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Kay Parkinson

Family Liaison Officer

Our Family Liaison Officers are here to help you. If you have a question, please feel free to call or email for a chat &/or see our FAQs.

 

What happens next?

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STEP 3
HAMPSHIRE

Hampshire FCT accepts referrals from schools, GPs, and other professionals working with children. Please speak to your teacher/doctor and ask them to refer for you. You can use the 'request a referral' letter template to help with your request or contact Jane for support. 

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Jane Peacock

Family Liaison Officer

Our Family Liaison Officers are here to help you. If you have a question, please feel free to call or email for a chat &/or see our FAQs.

 

What happens next?

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STEP 3
SOMERSET

Somerset FCT accepts referrals directly from young people and their families/carers. Please download the self-referral form and send it to Liz.  

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Liz Loud

Family Liaison Officer

Our Family Liaison Officers are here to help you. If you have a question, please feel free to call or email for a chat &/or see our FAQs.

 
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STEP 3
WILTSHIRE

Wiltshire FCT accepts referrals directly from young people and their families/carers. Please download the self-referral form and send it to James. 

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James Poynting

Family Liaison Officer

Our Family Liaison Officers are here to help you. If you have a question, please feel free to call or email for a chat &/or see our FAQs.

What happens next?

 

What happens next?

We will be in touch with you soon. In the meantime, please watch our video, which has tips to help you cope, and read the FAQs below:

 

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