Information to make a referral to North Lakes Children’s Services.

We carefully consider your enquiry to ensure we can meet the needs of the young person and take due care regarding the matching process to safeguard all young people currently placed with us. We select the most appropriate setting based on: the needs, age and other information you provide us with.

In response we create: An initial placement plan, risk assessments which are an overview of how we will: care, safeguard and work with the young person. Our considered process facilitates pre-placement visits for all involved.

We do not take emergency referrals. School only placements please email or call 01697 742 598 option 1

How to make a referral

Call the referrals team on 01697 742 598 option 2 we will ensure your enquiry is handled efficiently. If your call is out of hours, or the line is busy, you will be automatically transferred to the duty mobile.

Send an email to Please attach as the latest: CLA Reports, Health Reviews and chronology, Assessments, EHCP or any reports from other professionals involved in supporting the child. A chronology is really important as it informs the initial approach we undertake and which core elements of the therapeutic model we focus on.

Contact us

General enquires

01697 742 598



01697 742 598


North Lakes

Longtown Road, Brampton,

Cumbria, CA8 2AB