Milton Keynes Urgent Care Team (ASTI) is a community team which assesses people who have severe and/or enduring mental illness. The ASTI service provides a single point of access into mental health service for people of all ages.

On completion of an assessment, a mental health practitioner may provide advice or information, introduce a care plan for support and/or, if the person’s needs more complex treatment, refer to Milton Keynes Memory Assessment Service or the Milton Keynes Recovery and Rehabilitation Team.

Milton Keynes residents.

Referrals are accepted from any individual experiencing severe and/or enduring mental health difficulties or who are having a mental health crisis.

Their family and carers and any other partner may refer e.g. general practitioners (GP), primary care professionals, statutory and non statutory agencies. 

Referrals should be made by telephone, fax or by letter on the contact details provided on this page. The individual being referred must consent to the referral and be informed that the team will be contacting them.

Bus Train Car
1, 4, 5/5A, 18, 19, 24, 25, 28, 29, 32 Milton Keynes Central Pay and display is available


The service is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (closed on public holidays)