How to access our services

Pathways to Employment and Work Retention


Below you’ll find a self-referral form for the Pathways to Employment service, which is to be completed by individuals wishing to access employment support.

Self-referral form


**Clinical referrals**

We still accept referrals for these services from GPs, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, community psychiatric nurses and other secondary mental health workers. We now also accept self-referrals – please use the self-referral form. Please find the form available to download below.

Clinical referral form


Please state on the referral form whether the referral is for the Pathways to Employment service or the Work Retention service:

  • Our Pathways to Employment service is for people aged 16 or over, who are out of work with moderate to severe, and/or enduring mental health problems who want to work towards a specific goal such as education, training, voluntary or paid work.
  • Our Work Retention service is for people aged 18 or over, who are in work but on sick leave who need support to return to work.


Need advice on getting a referral? 

If you would like support obtaining a referral please contact us:


Phone: 01274 588002

Pathways to Employment

This service is open to people aged 18 and over, who are out of work with mild to moderate mental health problems and/or physical health issues who need support moving into employment.

If you meet this criteria, you can access the service either by contacting your work coach at Jobcentre Plus or contacting us directly:
Phone: 01274 588002

Crisis support

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can access our crisis support service by ringing:

First Response 0800 952 1181

Trained professionals are waiting to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.