Kernow Connect With The Dreadnought Centre

As part of Cornwall’s 11+ Support Service, The Dreadnought Centre is offering one to one support for young people aged 11+ who are experiencing mental health difficulties that are causing a significant impairment to their ability to function on a daily basis, alongside at least one of the following criteria:

  • A referral made to CAMHS that does not meet the threshold for the service.
  • A CAMHS assessment has been undertaken but no ongoing therapeutic intervention has been put in place.
  • Discharged from in-patient services and in need of support to re-engage
  • The Young Person is registered as CIN / CP / In-care
  • At risk of exclusion from school

A young person experiencing significant impairment to their ability to function on a daily basis, may present with the following:

  • Historical or current experience of abuse or violence
  • Complex interpersonal challenges
  • Bereavement
  • Anger difficulties
  • Some compulsive behaviours
  • Disclosed self-harm not high risk in nature
  • Suicidal thoughts, no immediate intent

Please contact us to discuss whether a young person is eligible for this service

Kernow Connect is a Countywide project bringing services together for young people across Cornwall.  For details of all the services available to young people aged 11+ please visit the website :

The Dreadnought Centre’s other services

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Kernow Connect is In Partnership With