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Child & Adolescent Mental Health Team For Children With A Learning Disability (CAMHS-LD)

The CAMHS-LD (South) team provide support to children, young people and their families who have a learning disability and associated concerns in relation to behavioural and emotional well-being. We work with other professionals and support networks involved with child and family to provide assessment and intervention. We support children and young people in the South Derbyshire.

We are based in Derby but see children and young people in a variety of settings that are convenient to them in their community this could be school, home or a local children's centre.

We offer a range of parent information sessions throughout the year which will be advertised via schools, social care and local support groups.

Address details Community Health Services Temple House Clinic Derby Derbyshire DE23 6SA
Telephone 01332 623726 Website address

Age groups

Birth To 19 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Eligibility information


In order to meet the criteria for our service the child or young person must have a Learning Disability. We work with the network around the child including family members, carers, respite provider etc.

Referral route:

Children and young people can be referred to us by any other agency.

For example School Teachers, Social Workers, GP's, or Paediatricians

Our referrals are looked at in single point of access meeting with the Complex Behaviour Service and the Disabled Children's Nurses, so we can make sure you get the right level of support.

Transition arrangements:

We are able to work with young people until the age of 19 which allows for time to transition onto adult services if this is required. We have strong links with the Adult Learning Disability services and the transition will be planned with you.

Referral information

  • Via Gp Or Other Health Professional
  • Via School

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

Challenging behaviours, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health Needs, Learning Disabilities, Able To Administer Medication,

Providers can update their information in the provider portal.