About us:

Journeys is delivered in partnership by Mind and Relate across Coventry & Warwickshire.

We provide services directly to :

  • Children and young people in residential or foster-care aged 5-19th birthday  
  • Adopted children and young people aged 5-19th birthday
  • Foster-carers
  • Adopters
  • Professionals working with looked-after children 

What we offer:

We aim to build our support around what children and young people feel they need, but the type of support we can provide includes :

  • A safe space to share your thoughts and feelings
  • Help you to understand how you feel
  • Practical support to better manage your emotions or behaviours
  • Information
  • Help you to identify what you want and need to improve your emotional health
  • Someone to help you  have your voice heard

We can offer this support in different ways - this can include :

  • Creative play and activities
  • Counselling
  • A dedicated youth worker
  • Drop-ins
  • Small group work
  • Telephone/text/e-mail support

We provide these services at our base in Coventry, and other community venues in Warwickshire. Our staff team includes Counsellors, Primary Mental Health Workers (PMHWs), Occupational Therapists and volunteers.

For carers:

  • Advice and support about behaviour, attachment and mental health and wellbeing
  • 1:1 support around practical strategies
  • Training around mental health, wellbeing, attachment

For professionals:

  • Advice and support about behaviour, attachment and mental health and wellbeing
  • Training around mental health, wellbeing and attachment
  • Emotional needs screening

Attending Journeys

Whilst attending the Journeys service, any child or young person has the right to:

  • request a different worker
  • access any information that we hold about them
  • refuse the service, if they do not want to engage

Opening times:

Our office is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm. 

How to contact us:

The Junction
141 Far Gosford St

t: 02476 631 835

How to make a referral

All referrals should be made through the Single Point Of Entry hosted by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust. Staff from Journeys and CAMHS will screen all referrals and make a decision on the most appropriate service/course of action to meet the needs of the child or young person referred. Please download the Referral Form below and post or fax to Single Point of Entry at: 

Single Point of Entry
CAMHS Booking Centre
1st Floor, Paybody Building
c/o City of Coventry Health Centre
2 Stoney Stanton Road
West Midlands

Fax: 02476 961 579
Tel: 0300 200 2021