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Bartongate Children and Family Centre

Bartongate Children and Family Centre is part of the Gloucester City Targeted Family Support (TFS) Service.

 Across the city we have six children and family centres -

- Bartongate in the city centre

- Finlay in Tredworth

- Kaleidoscope in Kingsholm

- The Lighthouse in Linden

- The Link in Matson

- The Oaks in Tuffley

We work by means of a whole family approach with specialist skills and knowledge in working with children pre-birth to 11yrs and their families.  Much of our work is done on an one to one basis with families in their homes as an outreach service.

This support is available flexibly at times that suit the needs of families and is available all year round

We also run parenting programmes, adult education courses and targeted support groups from all our centres.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alison Nicholas
Contact Position
Strategic Service Lead - CSM
Telephone
01452 417593
E-mail
gloucestercityTFS@barnardos.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Bartongate Children and Family Centre
Address
Sinope Street
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL1 4AW
Notes

Bartongate Children and Family Centre is based on the same site as Widden Primary School

We are open all year round including school holidays

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday
Session Information
8.30am - 5.00pm

Other Details

Costs

Additional Charges
All our services are free of charge

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

All our referrals come in via the Early Help Front Door.

This central referral process ensures that children, young people and their families are provided with the appropriate support for their individual needs.

We are not able to take on referrals that come through directly to our centres, however, all our staff are happy to assist families in making a self referral

To make a referral:-

Call - 01452 426565

Email - childrenshelpdesk@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Search - www.glosfamiliesdirectory.org.uk

Other notes

Gloucester City Targeted Family Support Service is an integral part of the Early Help offer in Gloucestershire. Along with our key partners - Families First Plus, Health, Midwives and Social Care - we provide support to potentially vulnerable children, young people and their families as soon as problems emerge or when it is very likely that there will be problems in the future. Our service is offered at all stages of a child's life; pre-birth, during pregnancy, childhood or adolescence. The hope is that, together, we can prevent issues and problems becoming serious and harmful to the child, young person, family and community.

Local Offer

SEN Provision Type
Universal

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Who is your service for?
Universal
Local Offer Age Bands
4-11 (Primary School)
0-4 (Birth to Pre-School)
Is the building fully wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Is there disabled changing and toilet facilities?
Yes
Describe any training or experience you/your staff, have had or are having in issues around SEND?

Five to Thrive

Individual staff trained in a variety of subjects

Have any members of you/your team had experience of working with children and young people with the following disabilities/additional needs?
a) young people with autistic spectrum disorders
Yes
b) young people who use alternative communication methods
Yes
c) young people with learning difficulties/disabilities whose behaviour challenges us
Yes
d) young people with complex physical/medical requirements
Yes

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