Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is the lead provider for the delivery of Forensic Autism services across the Lancashire and South Cumbria footprint. The service provides care and support for adults with autism (aged16+) who have forensic risk.

The Forensic Autism Service will deliver the service Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, offering case management to autistic adults with a forensic risk; addressing a wide range of health issues and vulnerabilities and be relevant to those with protected characteristics as set out in the Equality Act 2010.

The entry point to the service will be via referral from a lead agency who is already working with an individual, such as, Local Mental health teams, local inpatient services, probation, Youth Offending Services, HMP establishments (including YOI).