Children's Community LD Team (CAMHS LD)

The team provides a highly specialist service to children and young people age 0-19 years with a moderate to severe learning disability and their parents/carers living in North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. The multi-professional team includes nursing psychological, psychiatry and occupational therapy.

The team aims to help individuals and families to better understand and manage the difficulties they are experiencing by providing highly specialist assessments, information, advice, evidence-based interventions and support. In addition, the service seeks to promote a preventative and early intervention approach to improve children and young peoples’ wellbeing and support positive outcomes.

The team is able to help with difficulties such as; behaviours that challenge, low mood and anxiety, feeding/dietary problems, sleep difficulties, skill development, fears and phobias and continence promotion. The team works in a collaborative way in partnership with young people and their families as part of their wider network and multi-agency team.

We offer a range of different support options including 1:1 interventions, home visits and group work across a range of community settings.


Contact telephone 3001231153
Contact email /
Venue address Bungalow 1 Dragon Square Community Unit
Heathcote Street
Referral required Yes
Referral type

Referrals made in writing to the team by a professional working with the CYP/family or a parent/carer.