Mission, Vision and Values

Our primary objective:

  • To provide therapeutic solo placements for children who have experienced trauma through abuse and/or neglect, and who have associated emotional, behavioural and attachment difficulties.
  • To ensure where possible that all our children are provided with a permanent, long-term stable placement coupled with therapeutic recovery.
  • Ensure that all children who enter our specialist service receive individual assessment and intervention by therapists who have expertise in working with children who have experienced trauma.
  • Ensure our therapeutic work is undertaken in a collaborative way, ensuring that the child’s story helps influence the wider systemic context.
  • To comply with and exceed where possible regulatory and best practice frameworks in all aspects of our functioning as an agency.
  • To promote all aspects of children’s development within the five outcomes described in Every Child Matters.
  • Continue to develop an effective therapeutic model which aids therapeutic recovery for traumatised children whilst safeguarding and promoting their welfare.
  • To work in partnership with other stakeholders whilst maintaining focus on the needs of the children we care for.
  • A firm commitment to the training and development of our foster carers and our people to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to deliver excellence.
  • To provide first class out of hours support through the provision of a three tier support system of,  Director, Senior Manager and on call respite Foster Carers.
  • To recruit Foster Carers from diverse backgrounds in terms of race, gender, marital status and skill base so that we can find the right placement for children and young people.