SAFE (Service for Adolescents & Families in Enfield)

We provide treatment and support to young people aged between 12 and 18 with mental health, behavioural and emotional well-being needs.

Contact details

2nd Floor, St. Andrew's Court
1-4 River Front

Tel: 020 8379 2090

Manager: Nick Clarke

Who we are

The Service for Adolescents and Families in Enfield (SAFE) provides a comprehensive, rapid and flexible service with a particular focus on addressing the most urgent and acute problems facing troubled adolescents, including self-harm and severe mental health crises.  A range of therapeutic approaches is offered singly or in combination with consultation to professionals dealing with adolescents in crisis.

What we do

  • Assessment of children and young people’s mental health, behavioural and emotional well-being needs.
  • A range of treatment, from medication prescribing and monitoring to therapeutic support and counselling provided by a range of professionals, such as child psychotherapists, Family Therapists and Clinical Psychologists.
  • Consultation, advice and support to professionals from a wide range of childrens services, parents and carers.
  • Specialist teams providing assessment, support and treatment to children and young people with combined mental health problems and learning disability.
  • Specialist, borough based adolescent teams working with young people aged between 12 and 18 with severe and complex mental health difficulties.
  • Support to hospital based paediatric services.

How you can access our service

Referrals to SAFE can be made by Accident and Emergency (A&E) or by the CAMHS North and South Teams.