All referrals to CAMHS services in Calderdale are made through the First Point of Contact, which is a single point of access for all CAMHS referrals.
The lead provider for the First Point of Contact is Northpoint Wellbeing, who also provide the Tier 2 CAMHS service.
You can contact the First Point of Contact by phoning 01422 300 001.
For further details on referring to CAMHS via the First Point of Contact see how to refer to Calderdale CAMHS
There are two services providing CAMH services in Calderdale:
Calderdale CAMHS Tier 2 (provided by Northpoint Wellbeing)
Tel: 01422 300 001
Address: 9 Clare Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2HX
CAMHS Tier 2 work with children displaying emotional or mental health problems which significantly affect their daily life despite a preventative or universal services intervention AND the criteria for Tier 3 CAMHS (see below) are not met.
Northpoint also provide the First Point of Contact which is a single point of entry for all CAMHS referrals. The First Point of Contact also offers consultation, advice, support and referral guidance to teh Calderdale Children’s workforce.
Calderdale CAMHS Tier 3 (provided by SWYFT)
Tel: 01422 262 380
Address: Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre, Great Albion Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1YR
CAMHS Tier 3 work with more severe, complex and enduring difficulties affecting children & young people. Tier 3 CAMHS can also help where there is a reasonable indication that the child may have complex neurodevelopmental difficulties e.g. autistic spectrum continuum, ADHD or other difficulties that may require a multi-disciplinary assessment.
Please note that any referrals that are sent to CAMHS via the Laura Mitchell Health Centre will be passed to the First Point of Contact at Clare Road to be triaged. This can delay the process for young people.
For further details on referring see how to refer to Calderdale CAMHS