Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People

South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre
1 Nightingale Place

London, SW10 9NG
United Kingdom

020 3315 3369


We offer help and support to children and young people aged 17 or under who have a suspected or confirmed eating disorder diagnosis.

Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, a dietician, paediatrician and psychological therapists offer assessment, diagnosis and intervention on a range of suspected and confirmed eating disorders including:

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Atypical anorectic and bulimic eating disorder.

Read more about children's eating disorder services

Eligibility criteria (who is this service for?):

This service is for children and young people aged 17 and under who live in Central and North London who are experiencing some degree of psychological distress with a suspected or diagnosed eating disorder. This includes children and young people who are seeking advice, consultation and support.

How can someone be referred?

We accept referrals from GPs, other healthcare professionals, schools and colleges. We also accept self-referrals from young people or parents and carers.

Please download and complete the relevant referral form below. Completed referral forms can be emailed, posted or handed in to our reception. If you are sending a referral form by email, please make sure you are using a secure email address.

Self-referrals can also be made over the telephone.

Download a self-referral form for young people, parents and carers (opens word doc)
Download a referral form for professionals (opens word doc)

If you are unsure whether this service is suitable for you, please speak to a member of our duty team who will be able to advise you. You can call us on 020 3315 3369.

Service times

The service is open 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

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