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Family Action WellFamily Service

The Wandsworth WellFamily Service is an early intervention mental health and well-being service based in a number of GP practices across the London borough of Wandsworth. The service is a frontline source of help for adults with mental ill-health who present to GPs with a wide range of additional and often complex, non-medical support needs or social problems. This may include problems with housing, finances, employment or family relationships. The service provides  1:1 sessions on a weekly basis in nominated GP surgeries, offering comprehensive assessment (including assessment of risk), support to access other specialist services, provision of information, and personalised emotional and recovery support over an agreed number of sessions (usually six).

Other Issues that can be discussed may include:

  • difficulties with/worries about children
  • relationship difficulties
  • feelings of depression, anxiety and isolation
  • difficult decisions you need to make
  • caring for family or friends
  • local services e.g. childcare and welfare services
  • drugs and alcohol
  • violence at home
  • bereavement
  • adult education

Referred persons  to this Service must be registered with a Wandsworth GP. Referrals can be made via a GP, self-referrals  or other professionals. Alternatively a referral form can be obtained by contacting the WellFamily Service direct.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
wandsworthwellfamily@family-action.org.uk
Website
www.family-action.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Wandsworth WellFamily (The Old Fire Station)
Address
199 Perry Vale
Forest Hill
London
Postcode
SE23 2JF
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Availability

Age Ranges
18 years and over

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To use this service you:

  • Can refer yourself

Or you can be:

  • Referred by your doctor or another health practitioner.

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Last updated: 15 Aug 2019

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