Short term practical and emotional support for young people in crisis situations
The Acorns First Response Worker offers the following services for young people aged 11 – 18 who require immediate support in response to crisis:
- Short term support for young people who are not eligible for counselling, but who may need practical and emotional help to deal with current crisis situations;
- Safety planning and risk assessment where a young person resides with a perpetrator or has regular contact with a perpetrator, including within their own relationships
- Advocacy – for example at meetings or appointments in school or court
Making a First Response referral
Please check the First Response guidance before filling in the referral form.