Specialist Children’s Services – Hambleton and Richmondshire

The Hambleton and Richmondshire Specialist Children’s Services, based in Northallerton, provide a range of services for children and young people with physical, communication, learning and developmental difficulties or disabilities, who live in the local community.

Our team is made up of a variety of specialists, and we offer:








National AHP Day 2019

Thank you to children and families who have shared their photographs with us of their therapy to help us promote the work of their occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists.

Keep an eye out for more photos of  children and young people and their doctors, nurses, psychologists!

More resources can be found for National AHP Day by clicking here.


The Child Development Centre for Hambleton and Richmondshire is located in Northallerton.

24 Brompton Road
North Yorkshire


Referrals can be made to the service by health professionals and colleagues from other services such as education and social services. Parents can access speech and language therapy directly for their children by attending a ‘drop-in’ clinic.

Key staff

Team Lead, Specialist Children’s Services: Debbie Pearson ([email protected])

Administrator for Team Lead: Iona Hughes ([email protected])

Would you be interested in joining our team as a parent/carer representative? We welcome your views and support including commenting on developments and/or attending meetings. Please contact Debbie Pearson, Team Lead, if you are interested and would like to find out more.

Useful links to other NHS Children’s Services