Young Carers Support Services London

Young Carers Support Services London

The provider will empower Young Carers to access information and opportunities to maintain a healthy lifestyle, ease the transition to adulthood and adult services.

London Borough of Enfield
Young Carers Support Services
The Authority is committed to providing support and respite services to Young Carers through a pathway programme of targeted and universal support packages in order to ensure that inappropriate caring is minimised.   The provider will empower Young Carers to access information and opportunities to maintain a healthy lifestyle, ease the transition to adulthood and adult services,  provide time away from their caring role;  assisting with education and emotional support and encouragement.   The service will be underpinned by adopting a whole family approach.

The priorities, which Enfield has identified in its Young Carers Strategy are to:

•           adopt an early intervention approach to identify Young Carers as soon as possible;

•           promote joint working between children’s and adults’ services with respect to Young Carers;

•           red uce inappropriate caring through the commissioning of highly effective partners to provide empowering one-to-one and group support;

•            strengthen the safeguarding of Young Carers.

•           Bui ld resilience of Young Carers through enhancing well-being, confidence, quality of life and self-esteem.

Contact:
Mrs Janet Huwen
Email Address:
janet.huwen@enfield.gov.uk
Telephone:
020 8379 3412
Address:
4th Floor, Civic Centre
Silver Street
Enfield
Middlesex
EN1 3XA
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/04/2016
31/03/2018
05/11/2015 12:40
30/11/2015 12:00
Other Information
24 (months)
12 (months)
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Specification_Young Carers_Nov 2015_FINAL.doc 77kb 05/11/2015
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