Drayton Park Women's Crisis House

Provides 12 women in mental health crisis a residential stay in a domestic setting, as an alternative to acute admission. The service also offers non-residential services for women who have stayed previously, such as on-going support groups and a range of workshops for women throughout the year. The service is provided within a trauma-informed model.

The team work closely with primary care and highlight concerns regarding physical health issues that may require support. The team are all trained and supported to explore and validate disclosures of past or current trauma such as sexual, emotional or physical abuse. The team also offer a range of grounding techniques and self help tools so women learn to contain and manage any future crisis.

Children can be admitted with their mothers and this will be discussed on an individual basis at the point of referral.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Shirley McNicholas
Contact Position
Women's Lead and Team Manager
Telephone
020 7607 2777 020 7607 2777
E-mail
shirley.mcnicholas@candi.nhs.uk
Website
Drayton Park Women's Crisis House
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Notes

Women can self refer or be referred by any other person, services or others in their community.

Referrals are only taken over the phone but can be made 24hrs a day. 

Location

Name
Drayton Park Women's Crisis House
Address
32, Drayton Park
Postcode
N5 1PB

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