What happens when my child has been referred to Forward Thinking Birmingham?

  • Your child’s referral will be assessed by our Access Centre team who will decide whether our service is most appropriate for their needs.
  • We may contact you to gather some more information about any mental health or daily wellbeing concerns, so it is important that the referral holds your up-to-date contact number.
  • If you or your child’s needs Forward Thinking Birmingham Services, you will receive a letter asking you to contact our Access Team to arrange a Choice appointment that is most convenient for you. 
  • You may receive a letter outlining that another service is more appropriate than Forward Thinking Birmingham to meet you or your child’s needs.