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Opening hours

9.00 am - 9.00 pm seven days a week

CAMHS Extended Crisis Service

Who we are

The Extended Crisis Service is a dedicated mental health crisis service for children and young people across City & Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

The Extended Crisis Service offers quick and easy access to speak with a CAMHS specialist nurse with a focus on therapeutic assessment, working out the right follow up plan for each individual and moving to recovery as soon as possible,

To see a member of the team, people can attend the A&E department at Royal London, Homerton University or Newham University Hospital.

The hospital-based CAMHS Crisis teams are available 7 days a week, 9.00 am - 9.00 pm including during bank holidays.

The CAMHS teams are based in the Royal London Hospital's A&E Department in Tower Hamlets, Newham University Hospital in Newham, and the Homerton University Hospital for City & Hackney residents. The full addresses are below.

Outside of these hours there is still professional support available from the A&E staff at each hospital, but the crisis telephone staff (numbers below) can also offer advice and arrange an urgent assessment if needed.

To see a member of the team you can attend the A&E department or call: 

If you live in City & Hackney call  0800 073 0006

If you live in Newham call 0800 073 0066

If you live in Tower Hamlets call 0800 073 0003

Hospital Addresses 

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

Newham University Hospital Accident and Emergency Services

Newham University Hospital

Glen Road



E13 8SL

City and Hackney Accident and Emergency Services

Homerton University Hospital

Homerton Row


E9 6SP


This service is for young people at risk of:

immediate and significant self-harm;

feeling emotionally or psychologically distressed;

having thoughts of suicide or struggling to manage an immediate outburst that puts you or others at risk.

The CAMHS Extended Crisis teams aim to provide the right care, in the right place at the right time to promote safety and recovery from a crisis.