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Barnardo's Leaving Care Service- Derbyshire

Barnardo's Leaving Care Service - Derbyshire undertook a new contract from 1.4.11. Barnardo's is commissioned to provide Leaving Care service for Derbyshire County Council.

The service is county wide and aims to provide support and guidance to all young people who have been looked after by the Local Authority and have met the criteria under the Children (Leaving Care ) Act 2000.

We are a 16-25 provision and referrals are taken via the Young person's social worker only. Young people are allocated a Leaving care worker. Workers have a multi- agency approach and operate from 4 bases across the county. Their role is to :

- Provide a good preparation for independent living

- Support for practical issues including finance, accommodation and education

- Have a focus on the emotional and social wellbeing of care leavers

Address details Barnardos 9 Mundy Street Heanor Derbyshire DE75 7EB
Telephone 01773 717212 ali.fawkes@barnardos.org.uk

Age groups

16 years To 25 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Eligibility information

Referrals via Social Worker for Eligible, Relevant and former relevant young people as prescribed by the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000.

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

All disabilities,

Providers can update their information in the provider portal.