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Journeys

Journeys is a service that aims to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of looked after children and young people living in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Journeys is delivered in partnership by local charities Mind and Relate and is funded by Coventry City Council and Warwickshire County Council.

We provide services directly to :

  • children and young people aged over 5 years
  • foster carers
  • adopters
  • professionals working with looked after children

For young people - we try to build our support around what you need, but the type of support we can provide includes :

  • a safe space to share your thoughts and feelings
  • help you to understand how you feel
  • practical support to better manage your emotions or behaviours
  • information
  • help you to identify what you want and need to improve your emotional health
  • someone to help you  have your voice heard

We can offer this support in different ways - this can include :

Creative play and activities,counselling,a dedicated youth worker,drop-ins,small group work, telephone/text/e-mail support, mentors etc

For carers - advice and support about behaviour,attachment and mental health and well being.

Therapeutic Counselling ( includes family counselling)

Training around mental health,wellbeing and attachment.

For professionals - advice and support about behaviour,attachment and mental health and well being.

Training around mental health,wellbeing and attachment

Emotional Needs screening

Where to go

Name
The Junction
Address
141 Far Gosford Street
Stoke
Coventry
Postcode
CV1 5DY

Who to contact

Telephone
0845 504 0550
024 7663 1835
You are advised to check with your telephone provider for call costs to the 0845 number
From a landline calls to an 0845 number could cost 3p to 18p per minute from a mobile calls could cost from 6p to 51 p per minute
E-mail
admin.journeys@cwmind.org.uk
Website
Coventry and Warwickshire Mind website

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Journeys office open Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
5 years upwards
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Professional referrals should be made through the Single Point Of Entry hosted by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust. Staff from Journeys and CAMHS will screen all referrals and make a decision on the most appropriate service/course of action to meet the needs of the child or young person referred.

If you are a young person or a parent/carer, please complete the Referral Form and email it directly to the Journeys team at admin.journeys@cwmind.org.uk or call a member of team and they will talk you through this

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