Make a Referral
Firstly, which of these options describes you?
I am a...
We offer a range of different ways you can access therapeutic support with us. You can change your mind at any point, but it's important to know that the wait time to start support can vary between them considerably
How would you prefer to access your therapeutic support with us?
Lastly, to access our self-referral form we just need to know where you're registered with a GP.
If you're not currently registered with a GP, you can find your nearest options here (you'll need to have a GP to access services with us)
(Young people from Tameside or Glossop can access support through Mind, at the button below)
Our referral pathways from professionals are temporarily restricted to those from social care and our contracted projects.
If you are referring from one of our contracted schools or colleges, or from our Pathfinder project, please use the relevant button below.
If you are based in either of the following areas, please use the Social Care option below
- Statutory Social Care
- Early Help
(If you are from Pathfinders project,
It's important to be aware that 42nd Street is not a crisis service and that there is a wait for our services. You can find up to date information on our wait times below.
If a young person needs urgent support or is in crisis, please head to our Need Help Now page to find organisations who will be able to respond more immediately.
Lastly, all young people will need to be registered with a GP to access support with 42nd Street. To access our referral form, please select with area the young person's GP is in.
Out of area
Unfortunately we're not currently able to offer face-to-face services in these areas, but young people can access our online text-based support, self-guided support and many of groups from anywhere in Greater Manchester.
To find out more about these options, use the buttons below.
Changes to our referral routes
Please note, that as of November 13th, 2023, we are no longer accepting referrals directly from parents or carers, but young people are able to refer themselves to all our core one-to-one services using the options at the top of this page.
If you’ve been directed here by a professional, we recommend speaking to your GP about alternative pathways available to support young people in your area.
If you’re concerned about a young person who may need help referring themselves, please reach out to us at email@example.com or phone us Mondays 12-2pm and Thursdays 3-5pm on 0161 228 7321.
If you're worried about a young person who may need urgent support, please use the button below.
If you are referring a young person from one of our privately contracted or MHST funded schools (i.e. you have a 42nd Street mental health worker based in your school or college) please access this referral form.
If you have any questions about schools referrals or are unsure if your school is or college is part of the Mental Health Support Team (MHST) initiative, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a Coach working directly with young people who are part of the Pathfinder project, please complete the form here.
Changes to our referral routes
Please note, that as of November 13th, 2023, we are no longer accepting referrals from any professionals except for social care professionals.
We anticipate that these arrangements will be in place for up to 6 months to allow the service to stabilise and to prioritise meeting the needs of the 1000+ young people currently waiting for support.
Young people are able to refer themselves to all our core one-to-one services using the options at the top of the page and young people already referred to our services from other routes before November 13th, 2023, will continue to receive support. Read more using the button below.
If you're worried about a young person who may need urgent support, please use the button below to find services they can access.