In Kirklees we (Solace) welcome referrals from health professionals, refugee support organisations and other services such as schools or housing teams. We also welcome enquiries about the service, or any potential referrals if that would be helpful.
Currently appointments are being delivered on the phone or via zoom. We are able to provide data top ups if necessary to enable people to participate, and we also provide interpreters when required. When we can resume face to face work again, our appointments are held at the Whitehouse Centre GP practice.
It is important that prior to making a referral all referrers discuss the potential of working with Solace with the person concerned. For many people the idea of getting help with their psychological distress is a new concept.
You may find it helpful to share the attached leaflet with anyone who would like to know more about the service.
People in Kirklees can also access our two regional projects. Connecting opportunities is a partnership project to help refugees overcome barriers to employment, and our Child and Family Wellbeing Project is for any family who is part of the resettlement scheme and for the schools who have students on the resettlement scheme.
Further information can be found on our website www.solace-uk.org.uk including referral forms and more details about the projects.
For more information click below to download the leaflet