ECHO

a unique early intervention provision

Every Child Has Options

ECHO (Every Chid Has Options) is a unique early intervention provision. Our aim focuses on preventing concerns from escalating by targeting the concerns through early intervention. We are a social prescribing CIC (Community Interest Company) working to support the community. We deliver our services to all, from a safe and secure setting within a GP practice and Community Hub three days a week. We also offer a home visit provision for those who are unable to attend either venue.

ECHO work to support GPs and their clinical teams enabling them to deal with the immediate medical concerns that present. ECHO specialise in the social side of concerns. Services include: Mental Health Support, Safeguarding, both children and adults; Anger Management, both child and adult, Counselling, General or Bereavement; Holistic Therapy; Parent & Child Support; Behaviour Support; Drug & Alcohol Support; Domestic Violence Support along with direct links to GPs; Health Visitors; Police; Fire; Housing and Food Bank. Referrals to Social Care Direct, Children’s First Hub, Housing and liaison with professional agencies can be made. Additionally, joint referrals to Paediatricians and other medical professionals can be made.

Day Opening at Closing at
Monday
(Ashgrove Medical Centre, Knottingley)
8:30 am6:00 pm
Tuesday
(Ashgrove Medical Centre, Knottingley)
8:30 am2:30 pm
Tuesday
(at St Mary's Community Centre, Pontefract)
4:00 pm6:00 pm
Wednesday
(at Community Hub, Knottingley)
8:30 am2:00 pm
Thursdayclosed
Fridayclosed
Saturdayclosed
Sundayclosed