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Self referrals – Young People

I would like to refer myself to 42nd Street.

  • Please complete the form as fully as you can and including the best way we can contact you.
  • Do you need an interpreter or need information in a particular format? Please tell us on this form. We will make sure we put things in place to make it easy to access support.

This page answers some of the common questions young people have. If you need help to complete the form or have any questions, please call us on: 0161 228 7321.

42nd Street Referral Form.Self Referrals and Parents.Carers 02.2018

Is 42nd Street right for me?

If the way that you are feeling is having a negative impact on your life, it is really important that you talk to someone you can trust. That’s why 42nd Street is here.

  • All our services to young people are free
  • 42nd Street offers a confidential service – we only share information if you give us consent to do so, or if you or someone else is at risk of serious harm
  • Where possible, you will have a choice about the gender of the practitioner you see
  • Our services are community based so we can meet you somewhere you feel safe and can get to easily
  • Whatever your identity, be it LGBTQ+, a Black young man, a young person with disabilities, a South Asian young woman – everyone is welcome at 42nd Street!
  • We will treat you with respect
  • 42nd Street creates opportunities for you to learn about your rights and influence change

Knowing your rights and what you can expect from 42nd Street is important – Take a look at one of our information leaflets:

42nd Street Confidentiality
42nd Street Making a Complaint
42nd Street Personal Information

So what happens Now?

Our Duty Team will review your referral to check we are the right service for you and have all of the information we need. We may call you, but we will only do this if we need to and you have told us it is ok to do so.

One of our practitioners will get in touch with you to organise a good time to call you to complete a Service Assessment with 42nd Street. The telephone call will be approximately 1 hour. This is your opportunity to find out more about 42nd Street and for 42nd Street to understand how best we can support you and ensure you get the right support as quickly as possible.

Waiting for Support

After the Service Assessment,  you will go onto a waiting list. Keep up to date with opportunities to get involved in our creative and group work programme – you can get involved in some of these straight away. Join us on Twitter: @42ndStreetmcr   | @TheHorsfall

42nd Street’s site has lots of self-help resources and more information about individual therapeutic support and projects & activities.

Please call us if you are feel that things are getting more difficult. You will be able to speak to a practitioner – don’t suffer in silence!  Please call between 9:30 – 5pm Monday – Friday.