Staff will engage with the young person to try to prevent family breakdown and the individual being placed in care.
Our experienced staff teams are able to provide the following:
- One to One support for the young person whilst living at home.
- A positive role model and mentor.
- Help to understand why a relationship with a parent/carer may have
broken down, and opportunity to discuss problems, difficulties and aspects of their lives which have impacted negatively.
- Support to use local community recreational facilities and use of leisure amenities.
- Support to identify, access and engage with relevant support services such as Connexions, YOT, medical services, etc.
- Support to identify, access and engage with educational programmes and work related training.
- Practical help to identify and improve independent living skills such as budgeting, cooking, cleaning, washing.
- Help to set and achieve goals with positive outcomes.
- Support in family visits and contact with estranged family.
- Support in building self esteem and confidence.
- Support in building and improving social skills and help to pursue a non-offending lifestyle.
- Sexual health awareness and support with STD screening.
- Drugs and alcohol awareness and support to access appropriate services.
- Support in attending court and youth justice appointments.
- Practical support to get up and out of the house in order to fulfil educational commitments in a timely manner.