24/7 Emergency crisis care

We have fully trained professionals ready to support young people experiencing a mental health crisis. This is available 24 hours a day all year round by calling the following numbers. All numbers are free to call, you won't be charged: 

  • If you live in City & Hackney call  0800 073 0006
  • If you live in Luton call NHS 111 & ask for 'Option 2' 
  • If you live in Newham call 0800 073 0066
  • If you live in Tower Hamlets call 0800 073 0003
  • If you live in Bedfordshire call NHS 111& ask for 'Option 2' 

A&E Departments
Additionally, we have CAMHS professional available in three A&E hospital departments in east London every day from 9am - 9pm, seven days a week. Outside of these hours, you can speak to a trained mental health professional. Addresses are below.

If you do not live or work in any of our three east London boroughs, or Bedfordshire & Luton, you can call NHS  111 and choose Option 2 for mental health crisis support.  

There is also a search engine for nationwide NHS CAMHS services available here:

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A&E Departments

Help is also available at the following Accident & Emergency (A&E) departments if you need medical treatment or are struggling to keep yourself safe in the present moment:

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Lewsey Road



Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Kempston Road


MK42 9DJ


City & Hackney A&E

City and Hackney Accident and Emergency Services

Homerton University Hospital

Homerton Row


E9 6SP



Newham A&E

Newham Accident and Emergency Services

Newham University Hospital

Glen Road



E13 8SL


Tower Hamlets A&E

Tower Hamlets Accident and Emergency Services

The Royal London Hospital Accident and Emergency service (A&E)

Whitechapel Road


London E1 1BB

24 hour service including a dedicated children's A&E department


Located on the ground floor of North Tower, access from Whitechapel Road along East Mount Street

Tel A&E reception: 020 3594 0004

Tel Children's A&E reception: 020 3594 0005