Barnardo's Tameside and Salford Independent Visitors ServiceBarnardo's Tameside Service supports a team of Independent Visitors, who will be trained, matched with and befriend young people in care. To befriend and visit individual children and young people in care, who have infrequent or no contact and communication with their parents. delivers issue based advocacy, for children in care, care leavers and some young people subject to Child Protection Plans or child in Need Plans. It also to complete missing from home return interviews with children who run away or go missing from home or care and to provide information, advice and support to looked after children, children on a child protection/child in need plan, in order to make their views known to people making decisions about their care. The service will enable children to speak for themselves or represent their views depending on the preferences of the child.
Contact for further details: Kate HornsbyContact phone number: 0161 303 1636
Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SundayFrequency: WeeklyCost: Free
Click for map: Tameside Children's Rights & Returns Interviews For Missing Children Service,, Stalybridge, SK15 1RF
Professional Referral: YesSelf Referral: YesAccessible for disabled people: YesAccessible for people with language needs: No
About the host organisationHosted by: Barnardo'sOrganisation Profile:
Barnardo's is a national children's charity that delivers local services. In Rochdale our services support disabled children, children with individual needs aged 0-25 and their families through a range of groups and 1:1 support. We have SENDiass - Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support Service. We also have the young parent service based at Gabriel Court, this is an accommodation and support service for young women aged 16-21 who are homesless or at risk of homelessness, who are either pregnant or have a young baby under 12 months at referral.