For clinicians

Lead person for queries: Samantha Morgan - child and adolescent psychotherapist/service lead
Tel: 0300 555 1247 ext. 8560
(Please ensure patient identifiable information is password protected)


Referrals will be accepted via the child/young person’s London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) allocated LAC social worker only. Please fax, post or send a secure email to

Criteria: Children/young people who are looked after by LBWF with: emotional, behavioural and attachment difficulties, including where appropriate out of borough; unaccompanied asylum seeking children/minors looked after by LBWF; adopted children, post 3 years of being placed with the adoptive family, who live in Waltham Forest, where they are at risk of coming into care.

Exclusions: Other LAC placed in, but not looked after by LBWF; adopted children where there is no risk of them coming into LBWF's care.