Family Link Scheme (Isle of Wight)
Children's Services Department - Children and Families Branch
Isle of Wight Council
Children's Safeguarding Floor 3 County Hall
Isle of Wight
Public phone: 01983 823434 / 01983 823084 / 01983 823160
Service offered: The Family Link Scheme provides support to families living on the Isle of Wight, who have a child or young person with a disability or a serious chronic illness. The aim of the scheme is to link these families with other local families or single carers who help to share the care of their child.
Target group: Carers of children (0-18) with learning or physical impairments.
Area served: Isle of Wight.
How to contact: Phone or write.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Children cared for in carers' own homes.
Languages other than English: Limited access to interpreters.
Year established: 1984
Staffing: 3 part time staff working with children.
Record last checked: 01 October 2020