01752 434 476 The Terraces,
Mount Gould Hospital,
Plymouth PL4 7QD

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Plymouth Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provide help/treatment for young people with emotional, mental health & behavioural difficulties.

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Parents: get the help
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Packed with information for parents & carers, The Plymouth Parent Partnership’s website is easy to use and a great starting point if you’re bewildered about what to do.

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Give a Child a Chance

Give a Child a Chance help Plymouth children and adolescents with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties. We award grants to families, community groups and organisations for equipment, transport, building work and activities – anything, in fact, that makes a positive difference to children’s lives.

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How it all started

In 2005, The Plymouth Herald and The Plymouth and South West Co-operative Society Ltd teamed up to raise funds for Happy Hospitals for children in the Plymouth area. The appeal was called ‘Give a Child a Chance’. The name immediately struck a chord with the public and the cause proved very popular. Over the past five years, with the help of the newspaper, volunteers and local businesses we’ve raised more than £200,000 for projects that help young people with mental health needs.

Small sums, big impact

2010 saw a relaunch. We’re now a registered charity reaching out to the community, offering small- to medium-sized grants to projects on a very local, even family level. Rather than fund larger scale, more ambitious (and often bureaucratic) projects, we passionately believe that modest sums targeted very specifically can be highly effective. The idea is to make a big difference to the lives of the people we help.

If you need help: go to the grants page If you want to help out: get involved

Give a Child a Chance support hub- Providing help & advice to SEN parents & guardians.

With the help of some local SEN parents we are aiming to set up a support hub very soon which will support, give advice & allow you to share tips on how to cope with all aspects of Child & Adolescent mental health.

Our aim is to give you a safe place so that you can share experiences, support one another and give each-other advice on coping mechanism, ideas and suggestions as well as hopefully meeting some new friends along the way that understand the daily struggles & challenges ...

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Supporting Give a Child a Chance since 2005