Working with Local Authority Social Workers, Guardians, Solicitors and Courts across the UK to provide unbiased, in-depth qualified assessments for families in a residential environment

Working with Local Authority Social Workers, Guardians, Solicitors and Courts across the UK to provide unbiased, in-depth qualified assessments for families in a residential environment

cropped blue.jpg

Inspection coming soon...

We receive consistently high praise from professionals and families who work with us

1:1 Support

Each family we work with receives one to one staffing support at the start of their assessment which is then regularly assessed and adapted based on the assessments from our Qualified Social Workers

Supportive Environment

A wealth of learning resources are available to our families to support them in their journey. These are targeted at improving understanding and knowledge around issues such as basic care, finances, nutrition and healthy lifestyles

Flexible Placements

Our standard comprehensive residential placement is 12 weeks for each family but we can adapt this to suit each family’s best interests in agreement with the placing Local Authority

Tailored Programmes

An individual bespoke assessment and support programme is devised at the outset of the placement in partnership with the family and the placing Local Authority whereby clear objectives and regular reviews are agreed

Tailored Programmes

An individual bespoke assessment and support programme is devised at the outset of the placement in partnership with the family and the placing Local Authority whereby clear objectives and regular reviews are agreed

How we provide the highest quality assessments

Our assessments form an interactive, evidence based process considering all aspects of an individual's parenting capacity and are complimented with various assessment techniques to review progress

More about assessments

Services we provide

We provide a range of Residential Assessments, Community Placements and Viability Assessments.

Our residential services are aimed at young parents, care-leavers, parents with mental health concerns or learning disabilities, and parents with drug or alcohol related issues.

Within the community, we provide parenting assessments, parenting programmes and support for families living in their own homes

 

More about services

Child in Air Yoga
Boy and sister

Activities

Our programme of positive parenting sessions are tailor-made to the individual parent according to their needs and will include a range of activities to help in every aspect identified in the placement arrangement

More about activities

Timelines

From initial referral, we aim to respond straight away, but this can take up to 72 hours depending on the referral documentation, with acceptance from the date of our next vacancy

A standard placement will last around 12 weeks

More about timelines

Kid Standing on Bench

  Questions about our assessments? Drop us a line on our contact us page

Assessments Underpinned by Professionals

We always communicate closely with professionals involved in the lives of the families that we have at Sheltered Family Services. We make every effort to forge effective working relationships with those professionals and are extremely appreciative of the consistently positive feedback we receive from them

SFS Logo.jpg

07481 923 203

Outstanding Family Assessment Centre based in Bordesley Green, Birmingham