Barnardo's Leaving Care Service- Derbyshire

Barnardos 9 Mundy Street Heanor Derbyshire DE75 7EB

About 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

Opening times

Open during

All Year

Age Groups

Caters for the following age groups

16 years To 25 years
Special Needs area of experience

All disabilities,

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