Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Child and Adolescent Bereavement Service (CABS) - NHS

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
Northampton General Hospital, Cliftonville, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 5BD
Telephone number:
01604545131
Service description:
The Child and Adolescent Bereavement Service (CABS) offers individual and group bereavement counselling to children and adolescents in the Northamptonshire area. They also offer support to families where a member has a terminal illness. Counselling can take place in a school setting, at the Northampton General Hospital (NGH), or the children's out-patients department.

CABS offer support to parents, carers, school staff, or agencies. They also deliver training to schools and agencies.

CABS is run by a full-time qualified bereavement coordinator and administration support. They work alongside volunteer bereavement counsellors, who are fully-trained in counselling, and cover areas such as person-centred counselling, psychodynamics, and cognitive behaviours.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 19 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Location-Specific
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
  • Referral management centre (RMC)
Last updated on:
04/10/2017
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