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Families 4 Families Befriending Service

Summary
Families 4 Families is a free befriending service for families who need support with raising a physically disabled child.


Description

Who we are

We are all experienced parents, grandparents and carers who are raising or caring for children and young adults with physical disabilities.

 

How we can help?

As Befrienders we;

  • Can offer emotional and practical support
  • Signpost to other services and charities who can help
  • Help you with opportunities to meet people who are on a similar journey to you

As Families 4 Families Befrienders our aim is to Give You The KEY – Knowledge, Empowerment, Yourself

If we cannot help, then we will find somebody that can!


Who to contact

Telephone
0114 284 44 88
E-mail
info@pacessheffield.org.uk
Website
Paces Sheffield Befriending Service
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Families4familiesBefriending/

Where to go

Name
Paces Sheffield
Address
Paces Campus
Packhorse Lane
High Green
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S35 3HY

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Open Monday to Friday 9am until 3pm
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Inclusion Information

Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Cerebral Palsy
Physical Disability/Mobility Issues

Other Details

Costs

Details
Free service
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

A referral form can be found on our website. families can self-referral themselves or a professional can referral a parent/carer.

Miscellaneous

Charity Number
1104356

Local Offer

Description

 we offer a befriending service to parents and carers of children and young adults with physical disabilities. 

We have a wide range of resources on our website to direct families to services, charities and groups that could help support their child. 

Contact Name
Vicki Donohoe
Contact Telephone
01142 84 44 88
Contact Email
vicki.donohoe@pacessheffield.org.uk
Links
resource list
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 

 Any physical disability

Do you operate a waiting list? 
Yes
Waiting list details 

 We will work with the family to find the best matched befriender for them.


Last Updated
25/06/2019
Keywords
befriender, befriending, support, physical disability, cerebral palsy, neurological condition, learning disabilities, motor disorders, conductive education, SEN, SEND, special education needs,
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