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Health and wellbeing for care leavers

Our Leaving Care Team and your allocated worker can support you to stay healthy and look after your physical and mental health, by providing your with advice on:

  • leading a healthy lifestyle.
  • free or subsidised access to the Harrow Leisure Centre for open cases only.
  • support you to register with a GP/dental surgery.
  • give you information about health drop-in centres.
  • support you to move from CAMHS to adult services.
  • provide resources for the maintenance of emotional health and wellbeing, such as low mood or self esteem, via Harrow Horizons.
  • advice on local counselling services.
  • advice on paying for transports to health appointments.
  • advice on help for payment of prescriptions.
  • provide advice if you're affected by your own, or another's, substance misuse via Compass. Individuals over 18 should contact the Westminster Drug Project.

If you have any questions please contact the UASC leaving care team using the details below
 

UASC Leaving Care Team

Telephone: 020 8420 9687

Children Looked After health team

Specialist nurse: 01985 484 935

Telephone: 01895 484 945

Westminster Drug Project

Address: 44 Bessborough Road, Harrow, HA1 3DJ

Telephone: 0300 303 2868

Compass

Young people's substance misuse service

Telephone: 020 8861 2787

Caryl Thomas Clinic

Address: Headstone Drive,
Wealdstone
HA1 4UQ

Telephone: 020 8863 7004

Mind in Harrow

Supports people with mental health problems. Provides a specialist Somali mental health advocacy service.

Address: First Floor
132-134 College Road
Harrow
HA1 1BQ
Tel: 020 8426 0929

Telephone: 020 8515 7853

Harrow disabilities service

Address: Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre,
275 Alexandra Avenue,
South Harrow,
HA2 9DX

Telephone: 020 8966 6481

Fax: 020 8966 6489