Regional contacts

NHS England is responsible for commissioning liaison and diversion (L&D). Funding flows directly from NHS England to regional teams that ensure L&D services are working well.

If you would like to contact your regional team, please go to our regional, please go to our regional page.

You can also contact the L&D central team with any specific questions.

See below for a directory of all the L&D sites. Here you will find contact details for the service manager and admin/reception plus other useful contacts for each service.

Contact directory

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Service Manager: Lauren Chilcott, lauren.chilcott1@nhs.net, and Vic Homfray, victoria.homfray@nhs.net; 0300 555 0224

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Patchway, office number 01278 644209
  • Keynsham, office number 01278 644410

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Bristol (via administration)
  • North Avon (via administration)
  • Bath (via administration)

Youth Courts

  • Bristol (via administration)
  • Bath (via administration)

Crown Courts

  • Bristol (via administration)

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Derick Travers, 0300 555 0224, derick.travers@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Bridgwater
  • Minehead

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Taunton
  • Yeovil
  • North Somerset (in conjunction with AWP)

Youth Courts

  • Taunton
  • Yeovil

Crown Courts

  • Taunton

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Gillian Stanway, 07901 918937, g.stanway@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Kempston
  • Luton

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Luton

Youth Courts

  • Luton

Crown Courts

  • Luton

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Stephanie Gray, 07584 557164, stephanie.gray@berkshire.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Loddon Valley (Reading)
  • Maidenhead

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Reading
  • Slough

Youth Courts

  • Reading

Crown Courts

  • Reading

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Emma Masiyiwa, 0121 301 4409/ 07387259596, emma.masiyiwa@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Perry Barr Custody – 07768 308222

Outreach Service

  • Administration – 0121 301 4409

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Birmingham (via admin)

Youth Courts

  • Birmingham (via admin)

Crown Courts

  • Birmingham (via admin)

Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Black Country Health & Justice Service
Ground Floor – Crescent House
Broad Street
Bilston, WV14 0BZ
Covers all the Black Country: Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Oldbury

Service Manager: Claire Clemson – 07870 845 855, claire.clemson@mpft.nhs.uk

Service Number for all points of contact: 0330 095 5684 (Option 2)

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Oldbury
  • Wolverhampton

Magistrates & Crown Courts

  • Dudley
  • Walsall
  • Wolverhampton

Crown Courts

  • Wolverhampton Crown Court

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Stephanie Gray, 07584 557164, stephanie.gray@berkshire.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Aylesbury
  • High Wycombe (currently closed)

Magistrates’ Courts

  • High Wycombe

Youth Courts

  • High Wycombe

Crown Courts

  • Aylesbury

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Roz Kerr, 07783 657425, roz.kerr@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Milton Keynes

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Milton Keynes

Youth Courts

  • Milton Keynes

Crown Courts

  • Milton Keynes

Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Sara Hart, 01733 363195, sara.hart@cpft.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

  • Peterborough Base and Administrators, 01733 317560
  • Cambridge Base, 01223 823586

Police Custody Suites

  • Peterborough (via Peterborough Base and Administrators)
  • Cambridge

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Huntingdon (via Peterborough Base and Administrators)
  • Peterborough (via Peterborough Base and Administrators)
  • Cambridge (via Cambridge Base)

Youth Courts

  • Huntingdon (via Peterborough Base and Administrators)

Crown Courts

  • Cambridge (via Cambridge Base)

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Shelley Biddle, 07919628272, shelley.biddle@nhs.net

CWP Team Base: First Response Service, 71 St Anne Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3HT

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody

  • Blacon: 01606366239; Blacon Avenue, Chester, CH15BD
  • Middlewich: 01606366305; Pochin Way, CW10 0GY

Magistrates

  • Chester: 01244950765; Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2XA
  • Crewe: 01270 314693; The Law Courts, Civic Centre, Crewe, CW1 2DT

Crown Court

  • Chester – Colvin House, Castle St, Chester, CH1 2AN (The team will attend Chester Crown Court as required on a need’s basis)

Youth Court

  • Chester

Merseycare

Service Manager: Laura Dorgan, 0743541239, laura.dorgan@merseycare.nhs.uk,

Merseycare Team Base: Thomas House, Hollins Park Hospital, Hollins Lane, Winwick, WA2 8WA
Merseycare Team operates from Runcorn Custody Suite and Warrington Combined Court

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Admin: 01925 664 000, 5bp-tr.cjltwh@nhs.net

Police Custody

  • Runcorn: 01606 3666478; Manor Farm Road, Runcorn, WA7 1TD

Magistrates

  • Warrington Combined: The Law Courts, Leigh Street, Warrington, WA1 1UR

Crown Court

  • Warrington Combined

Youth Court

  • Warrington Combined

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Helen Marriott, 07887 953688, helenmarriott@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Teesside

Youth Courts

  • Middlesbrough

Crown Courts

  • Teesside

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

Service Manager: Jennifer McMillan, jennifer.mcmillan@covwarkpt.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Coventry: 101, option 2, extension: 8313204/ 8313188
  • Leamington: 01926 684106
  • Nuneaton: 02476483126 extension 2993

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Coventry (via admin)
  • Leamington (via admin)

Youth Courts

  • Coventry (via admin)

Crown Courts

  • Coventry (via admin)

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Deeann Whiteside, deeannwhiteside@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Derby
  • Chesterfield

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Derby
  • Chesterfield

Youth Courts

  • Derby
  • Chesterfield

Crown Courts

  • Derby

Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Service Managers:

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Barnstaple
  • Exeter
  • Plymouth
  • Torbay

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Barnstaple
  • Exeter
  • Plymouth
  • Torbay

Youth Courts

  • Exeter
  • Plymouth
  • Torbay

Crown Courts

  • Exeter
  • Plymouth

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Managers

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Camborne
  • Newquay

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Bodmin
  • Truro

Youth Courts

  • Bodmin
  • Truro

Crown Courts

  • Truro

Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust

Service Managers: 

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Bournemouth
  • Weymouth

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Poole
  • Weymouth

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Helen Marriott, 07887 953688, helenmarriott@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Peterlee

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Peterlee

Youth Courts

  • Peterlee

Crown Courts

  • Durham

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Catherine Orchard, 01245 315107/07580864176, catherine.orchard2@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Basildon
  • Chelmsford
  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Colchester
  • Harlow
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Grays (Thurrock)

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Basildon
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Southend-on-Sea

Youth Courts

  • Basildon
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Southend-on-Sea

Crown Courts

  • Basildon
  • Southend-on-Sea

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Justine Hill, justine.hill@ghc.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact:

Police Custody Suites

  • Gloucester

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Cheltenham

Youth Courts

  • Cheltenham

Crown Courts

  • Gloucester

Prospects Youth Support Services

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Youth Courts

  • Cheltenham

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Service Managers:

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Ashton
  • Cheadle
  • Pendleton
  • North Manchester
  • Pendleton
  • Swinton
  • Bolton
  • Bury

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Salford and Manchester
  • Bolton
  • Tameside
  • Stockport
  • Wigan

Youth Courts

  • Bolton
  • Wigan

Crown Courts

  • Bolton
  • Manchester Minshull Street
  • Manchester Crown Square

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Pauline O’Callaghan 07584 385403, pauline.ocallaghan@berkshire.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Basingstoke
  • Newport
  • Portsmouth
  • Southampton

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Basingstoke
  • Newport
  • Portsmouth
  • Southampton

Youth Courts

Crown Courts

Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Service Lead

Team Lead Hereford and Worcester

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Hereford – 07815 466 771
  • Worcester – 01905 331 015

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Hereford – 01905 331 015
  • Kidderminster – 01905 331 015

Youth Courts

  • Hereford – 07918 588 831

Crown Courts

  • Hereford – 07918 588 831
  • Worcester – 07918 588 831

Outreach

Reconnect

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Denford Chifamba, 07799620394, denford.chifamba@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Custody suites

  • Hatfield Custody, 01707 806060
  • Stevenage Custody, 01438 757099

Courts

  • St Albans
  • Stevenage
  • Hatfield Remand

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Service Managers

Specific Points of Contact:

Police Custody suites

  • Hull
  • Grimsby

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Hull
  • Grimsby
  • Beverly

Crown Court

  • Hull

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Service Manager: Dean Lewington, 07385414617/01622722374, dean.lewington@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Canterbury
  • Folkestone
  • Maidstone
  • Margate
  • Medway
  • North Kent (Ebbsfleet)
  • Tonbridge

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Folkestone
  • Margate
  • Maidstone

Youth Courts

  • Canterbury
  • Medway

Crown Courts

  • Canterbury
  • Maidstone

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Lancashire

Service Manager: Joanna Johnson, 07508 375222, joanna.johnson@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody

  • Blackburn
  • Burnley
  • Lancaster
  • Blackpool
  • Preston

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Blackburn
  • Burnley
  • Preston
  • Blackpool
  • Lancaster

Crown Courts

  • Preston
  • Burnley

Youth Courts

  • Blackburn
    Burnley
    Preston
    Blackpool

Cumbria

Service Manager: Joanna Johnson, 07508 375222, joanna.johnson@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Carlisle
  • Workington

Magistrates Courts

  • Carlisle
  • Barrow
  • Workington

Youth Courts

  • Carlisle
  • Barrow
  • Workington

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Service Manager: Catherine Martin – catherine.martin34@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Euston Street (via Custody: 01162 483717)
  • Keyham Lane (via Custody: 01162 483717)
  • Beaumont Leys (via Custody: 01162 483717)

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Leicester City (via Court: 07920 288545)
  • Loughborough (via Court: 07920 288545)

Youth Courts

  • Leicester (via Chris Bolas)

Crown Courts

  • Leicester (via Court: 07920 288545)

Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust

Service Manager: Rachel Bradley, 07976 860088, rachel.bradley16@nhs.net

Specific Point(s) of Contact:

Police Custody Suites

  • Lincoln
  • Grantham
  • Boston
  • Skegness

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Lincoln
  • Boston

Crown Courts

  • Lincoln

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Michelle Barsoum, michelle.barsoum@merseycare.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • St Anne Street
  • Copy Lane
  • Wavertree Road

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Liverpool (0151 478 655 extension number: 00031 / 07823 360725)
  • Bootle (0151 478 655 extension number: 00031 / 07823 360725)

Youth Courts

  • Liverpool
  • Bootle

Crown Courts

  • Liverpool (0151 478 655 extension number: 00031 / 07823 360725)

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Simon Mason, 07584347677, simon.mason@nsft.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Aylsham – 01953 425699 ext 1953/1959
  • Wymondham – 01953 425699 ext 2415/2416/1990
  • Kings Lynn – 01953 425699 ext 2468
  • Great Yarmouth – 01953 425699 ext 3468
  • Martlesham – 01953 425699 ext 2864
  • Bury St Edmunds – 01284 774118 ext 4846

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Ipswich – Katie Croome 07660 260926
  • Kings Lynn and Great Yarmouth – call the PIC
  • Norwich – 01603 679559

Youth Courts

  • Ipswich – Katie Croome 07660 260926
  • Kings Lynn and Great Yarmouth – call the PIC
  • Norwich – 01603 679559

Crown Courts

  • Ipswich – Katie Croome 07660 260926
  • Kings Lynn and Great Yarmouth – call the PIC
  • Norwich – 01603 679559

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Tony Begley, anthony.begley@nhft.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Northampton Criminal Justice Centre
  • Kettering Weekly Wood

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Northampton
  • Wellingborough

Youth Courts

  • Northampton
  • Wellingborough

Crown Courts

  • Northampton

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Helen Marriott, 07887 953688, helenmarriott@nhs.net

Specific point of contacts:

Main Office Location

Fulford Road Police Station
North Yorkshire – Liaison and Diversion Team
Fulford Road Police Station
Fulford Road
York,
YO10 4BY.

Custody Suites

  • York
  • Harrogate
  • Scarborough

Magistrates’ Courts

  • York Magistrates Court

Crown Court

  • York

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Fiona Lamb – fiona.lamb@nottshc.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Nottingham: 07769 284375
  • Mansfield: 01158 445934

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Nottingham: 07342 063462
  • Mansfield: 01158 760190

Youth Courts

  • Nottingham
  • Mansfield (via Court Practitioner: 01623 434648)

Crown Courts

  • Nottingham (via John Stocks)

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Michael Blakey, 07580588891, michael.blakey@cntw.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Middle Engine Lane (via administration)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne (via administration)
  • Sunderland (via administration)

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Newcastle upon Tyne (via administration)
  • North Tyneside (via administration)
  • South East Northumberland (Bedlington) (via administration)
  • South Shields (via administration)
  • Sunderland (via administration)

Youth Courts

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Sunderland

Crown Courts

  • Newcastle upon Tyne (via administration)

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Stephanie Gray, 07584 557 164, stephanie.gray@berkshire.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Abingdon
  • Banbury

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Oxford

Youth Courts

  • Oxford

Crown Courts

  • Oxford

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Lead

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Telford (Malinsgate) 01952 214 620
  • Shrewsbury (Monkmoor) 01743 237 452

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Telford

Youth Courts

  • Telford

Outreach

  • Outreach support covers all of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin area
  • Team base – The Redwoods Centre, Shrewsbury
  • 01743 210 080, wmercialandd.stw@mpft.nhs.uk

South Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion Service: Delivered by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Janette Hawkins, 07789 502487, janette.hawkins@swyt.nhs.uk

Sheffield and Rotherham

Barnsley Team

Doncaster Team

Police Custody Suites

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust | North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare

Service Manager: Claire Clemson – 07870 845 855 claire.clemson@mpft.nhs.uk

Service Lead: Gavin Hicks – 07710 188 316 gavin.Hicks@combined.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Northern Area police custody: 01785 238 489
  • Watling House Police Station, Watling Street, Gailey, Stafford, ST19 5PR – Watling Custody Desk: 01785 218 833
  • Liaison and Diversion team: 01785 238 480

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Newcastle-Under-Lyme Justice Centre, Court Switchboard: 01782 741 641
  • Cannock Magistrates Court: 01785 223 144

Youth Courts

  • Newcastle-Under-Lyme Justice Centre, Court Switchboard: 01782 741 641

Crown Courts

Hanley Crown Court, 01782 854 000

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Manveen Brar, 01483 443589, manveen.brar@sabp.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Guildford
  • Salfords
  • Staines

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Guildford
  • Redhill
  • Staines

Youth Courts

  • Guildford
  • Redhill
  • Staines

Crown Courts

  • Guildford

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Manager: Richard Roberts, 03003040714, richard.roberts3@spft.nhs.uk

Specific Point(s) of Contact

  • Administrator: 01483 443589

Police Custody Suites

  • Brighton
  • Worthing
  • Chichester
  • Crawley
  • Hastings
  • Eastbourne

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Brighton
  • Worthing
  • Crawley
  • Hastings
  • Eastbourne

Youth Courts

  • Brighton
  • Worthing
  • Crawley
  • Hastings
  • Eastbourne

Crown Courts

  • Hove
  • Lewes

Service Manager: Clint Hepworth, 01924302454/0782853231, chepworth@wakefield.gov.uk

Team Managers

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Huddersfield
  • Leeds
  • Bradford

Crown Courts

  • Leeds
  • Bradford

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Service Manager: Lauren Chilcott, lauren.chilcott1@nhs.net and Vic Homfray, victoria.homfray@nhs.net; 0300 555 0224

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Gable Cross (Swindon)
  • Melksham

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Salisbury
  • Swindon

Crown Courts

  • Salisbury
  • Swindon

­­­­Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Service Lead

Specific Point(s) of Contact

Police Custody Suites

  • Kidderminster
  • Worcester

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Worcester
  • Kidderminster
  • Redditch

Youth Courts

  • Worcester (appointment only)
  • Redditch (appointment only)

Crown Courts

  • Worcester

Outreach

  • Outreach support covers all of Worcestershire area
  • Team base – 26 Church Street, Kidderminster
  • 01562 751 293, wmercialanddkw@mpft.nhs.uk