Due to high levels of referrals, the Buddy service is currently at capacity and so we have paused referrals to this service for 4 weeks. The team will be available to take referrals again after this point. Thank you for your patience at this busy time.
Referrals can either be posted to Bluebell Place, 2 Quay St, Bristol,BS1 2JL, or you can now use the secure online form on our website, in the ‘How to Refer’ section. For any general enquiries regarding referrals please email email@example.com
Please note we are not a crisis service and if you need to talk someone immediately you can contact the Bristol crisis mental health service on 0300 555 0334 and find out more at http://bristolmentalhealth.org/crisis-help/i-need-help/ You can call the Samaritans on 116 123
Buddy service – is available to provide Peer support for mums on a 1-2-1 basis and is currently mainly delivered through phone sessions, rather than in the home. Buddies are also able to go for walks with mums in outside spaces and to meet in local children’s centres and at Bluebell Place. The Buddy service offers up to 5 supportive listening sessions that can be spread over a period of time to meet the needs of each mum. Please use the online secure referral form to access this service.
Mums’ Comfort Group 12-week group programme – are all still running, some online and some now in children’s centres again. These groups run termly commencing in January, April and September each year in 8 locations across Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire and in 2 locations in South Devon. To make a referral please use the secure online form.
Dads in Mind – the team are still taking new referrals and providing 1-2-1 phone support and online groups for dads, with face-to-face groups for Bristol starting again in April. To make a referral, please use the secure online dads in mind referral form. You can see more on the Dads in Mind website www.dadsinmind.org
Bluebell Place – Open for referrals – our Bristol city centre hub is open again for 1-2-1 meetings with Buddies and other pre-booked sessions and small groups. Our new programme commences week April 19th. For more information on these and how to book please contact Jess@bluebellcare.org
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