For referrals or an initial discussion:
please call us on: 0800 047 2030
or email: FACreferrals@firstblue.co.uk
Referrals are accepted nationwide and can be submitted from the courts, local authorities, parents’ legal representatives, solicitors, and children’s guardians.
Parents with children of all ages will be considered, and careful discussions will take place with the referring agent and other relevant professionals as to whether any of our family assessment centers will be an appropriate service for each individual family.
The placing authority will be provided with a Referral form to return, along with any other appropriate documentation.
Supporting documentation requested will include:
- Referring Social worker’s assessment report (clearly stating the objectives of the referral)
- Medical History
- Social History
- Psychological/Psychiatric reports
- Court Proceedings, (prior and outstanding) also previous convictions
- Any other reports, which may be suitable/ required