BEDFORDSHIRE & LUTON SERVICES

CHUMS currently delivers seven services across Luton & Bedfordshire, although not all are available in both areas. Supporting children, young people and adults is at the heart of everything we do, and we are passionate about supporting our communities.  We recognise that one size does not fit all which is one of the reasons why we have developed our unique service model.

Our services wherever possible support the family as a whole as we know that sometimes everyone in the family needs a little help, not just the individual who has been referred.

All our workshops and groups support parent/carers as well as their children as needed.

The chart below aims to give a quick overview of the services available, where they are available and who can access them.

Please click on any of the service names to take a closer look at that service.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff on 01525 863924 or you can email info@chums.uk.com and your email will be directed to the relevant staff member.

Services Ages   Luton   Bedfordshire  
Bereavement  – supports children and young people and their parent/carers in a variety of ways, when someone close to them has died 3-18
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DHSC Emotional Wellbeing Service Early Intervention Hub – supports young people and young adults by offering short term creative and psychological interventions 11-25
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Trauma – supports children and young people who have been traumatically bereaved and where accessible offers support to young people who have been sexually abused, witnessed domestic violence or witnessed another traumatic event 5-18
Traumatic bereavement only
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Recreational Therapeutic Service  provides alternative, less traditional therapeutic support to children and young people through mediums such as music and multi-sports. Aimed at those with mild difficulties around managing emotions, challenging behaviours and/or anxiety, low self-esteem and low confidence. 7-11
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Bedfordshire Suicide Bereavement – offers support following a death by suicide.  This service offers practical and emotional support immediately after a death as well as ongoing group support All Ages
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Young Carers – supports children & young people who undertake practical and caring tasks within their families.  Support is offered individually, in groups and with social activities 5-25
 
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Babyloss Service – individual and couples support, ongoing group support and annual memory day and remembrance service Adults & Families
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Friendship Scheme – Friday evening social group for young people with disabilities with some activity days during the holidays 13-25
 
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