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Children and Young Peoples Services

Services for Adults on the Isle of Wight

Residential Care for Children

Also known as:- Children's Homes

Service Description: This service aims to provide residential accommodation for children up to 18 years of age who cannot live who cannot live at home or require specialist provision.

Prior to a placement in residential accommodation there will be assessment of need undertaken in conjunction with the young person and their family, social workers and residential staff. The results of this assessment will be considered by a Multi – Agency Panel that meets once every 6 weeks.

The Panel is very careful when looking at options and considering what is in the best interests of the child & their family.

Contact Information
Department Directorate for Children & Young People
Address Children's Service Centre
Atkinson Drive
Isle of Wight
PO30 2LS
External Phone 01983 525790
Opening Times 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Thursday
9:00am - 4:30pm Friday