We are still taking new referrals, however due to high levels our current waiting times are between 4-6 weeks. We are currently developing plans to enable us to respond to your referral sooner. Thank you for your patience.
How to make a referral
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 – 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 some are now meeting mums 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 programmes – all still running, mainly online via a mixture of weekly group meetings, pre-recorded video content and follow up phone support. These groups are being run by our existing team of group leaders, with programmes beginning in January, April and September each year. 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. 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 – our Bristol city centre hub is open again for 1-2-1 meetings with Buddies and other pre-booked sessions. In January, a new programme of pre-booked group and one-to-one sessions will begin again. For more information on these please contact Jess@bluebellcare.org
For more news & info please see at our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Bluebellsupportingfamilies
The Bluebell office will be closed for 2 weeks from Monday 21 Dec – Monday 4thJanuary. Referrals can still be posted during this period, however, won’t be picked up until Monday 4th Jan.