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Family Link Scheme (Isle of Wight)

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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
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD

Public phone: 01983 823160

Email:

Website URL: http://www.iwight.gov.uk

General information

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.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends:

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Children cared for in carers' own homes.

Other information

Languages other than English: Limited access to interpreters.

Charity number:

Year established: 1984

Staffing: 3 part time staff working with children.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 20 July 2017

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