16+ Visiting Support Service

CONTACT DETAILS

BARNARDO'S SCOTLAND

111 Oxgangs Road North, Oxgangs, EDINBURGH, EH14 1ED
0131 446 7000
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

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INFORMATION

Who is the service for?
Young People (16-25), Care Experienced Young People
What age range is it suitable for?
13 - 16, 17 - 25

ORGANISATION
CONTACT DETAILS

111 Oxgangs Road North, Oxgangs, EDINBURGH, EH14 1ED
0131 446 7000

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information SERVICE DETAILS

Barnardo's 16 + provides valued support to young people starting out in their own.

Housing support to assist and sustain independent living on leaving care. Providing access to supported accommodation, emergency short term or more long term bond schemes. Raising awareness through educational visits and improving the understanding of risks.

Barnados 16+ Visiting Support gives housing support for young people between the ages 16 - 21 who have been looked after.

Service is to provide a package of support to young people in setting up and sustaining tenancies.

- A high level of practical support provided to a young person in a fully furnished starter flat.
- Tailored support packages provided to young people in five fully furnished care leavers' flats.
- A decreasing level of support provided to young people participating in a nominated tenancy scheme with the ultimate aim of the young people becoming the
independent tenants of the flats.

Barnardo's 16+ stated aims are:

- To maximise the potential of young people who are leaving the 'looked after' system to make a sustainable transition to adulthood and independent living.

Referrals

Please email CFDuty.ThroughcareandAftercare@edinburgh.gov.uk.

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Barnardo's Scotland

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