Kensington and Chelsea Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Contact details

1b Beatrice Place
Marloes Road
W8 5LP

Telephone: 020 3317 3599



Welcome to Kensington & Chelsea CAMHS

We work with people from birth until their eighteenth birthday. We accept referrals from professionals such as GPs, schools and social services, but we also accept referrals directly from young people and their families.

Child and adolescent mental health teams are made up of different professionals who have been trained to work with children, young people and their families. Our teams consist of child psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, art therapists, family therapists and nurses.

We work together to offer a diagnostic service and a range of individual and family interventions. At the first appointment we usually like to meet with the whole family and also spend time with the young person on their own. We work between 09:00 and 17:00 on weekdays but do try to offer appointments at times that are more convenient to families.

We do a lot of work with families and in a multi-cultural borough like Kensington and Chelsea we are used to meeting and working with families where English is not their first language.

We are always interested in hearing what children, young people and families think. As part of the assessment and treatment we ask for feedback about how you think things are progressing and if you are feeling better.

We also work with other agencies in the borough and if we feel that we are not the right service to help you, we will direct you to other services that may be able to help.

How to refer

Referrals are accepted primarily from health services such as GPs and paediatrics. Some services also accept referrals from education or social services. Self-referrals are also considered by each team.

Local resources

See a selection of organisations offering additional support in Kensington & Chelsea

Information about Kensington and Chelsea SEND Local Offer  
To find out about all of the support services available for children, young people and their families in this area, visit this page.

How to find us and opening times

This service is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm (closed on bank holidays).

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