Social care - Sutton Youth Service

Record details

Name of service
Sutton Youth Service
Commissioned by The London Borough of Sutton
The Quad
Green Wrythe Lane
Journey Planner
Paul Lenaghan
020 8770 5754
About the service
Sutton Youth Service Youth Offer
Overview of the service
We provide services for young people aged 13-19 (up to 25) including universal and targeted services. We aim to address young peoples identified needs through informal education and recreational activities. Young people can access our services voluntarily and by referral.
Communication and interaction needs
Yes where we are able.
Cognition and learning needs
Yes where we are able.
Social, emotional and mental health difficulties
Sensory needs
Yes where we are able.
Physical needs
Yes where we are able.
Specific or complex health needs
Yes where we are able.
Categories of need
Mild Learning Difficulty / Disability, Moderate Learning Difficulties/ Disability (MLD), Mild Speech and Language difficulty, Social, Mental and Emotional Health
Age ranges
12-15, 16-18, 18-20, 20-25
Who we provide for
Service availability
What we do
We provide recreational and informal education opportunities from our youth centres. We also offer targeted 1:1 support for referred young people and targeted group works.
Is there a waiting list?
Are there any taster sessions?
Do you need a support worker?
Can you take your support worker with you?
Does parent / carer have to stay?
Is parent / carer allowed to stay?
Can siblings attend?
Staff SEND skills
Our staff are youth workers with a variety of training for working with all groups of young people.
Have staff had safeguarding training in last year?
Staff Disability Awareness trained in last year?
Complaints procedure
Are staff trained in specialist interventions?
Are there staff trained in manual handling?
Assessing child safety
You are more than welcome to meet the team or have a conversation around any concerns you may have prior to your child attending a session in order that you can be fully informed about our procedures for keeping children safe.
Referral routes
Open access and via the Children and Families Resource panel where supported with a CAF assessment.
Deciding who can use the service
For the targeted support decisions are made at the children and families resource panel.
Is there a charge for the service?
Payment methods
Own funds
We do not have hoist and tracking.We deliver our service from Sutton Youth Centre, The Phoenix Centre and The Quad.
Accessibility features
Wheelchair Access, Accessible toilets, Secure environment, Time out / quiet area, Accessible parking
Communication methods used
Signs and symbols
Respite & Support
Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
Education and childcare
Colleges & Post 16
Leisure and play
Things to do
Preparation for adulthood
Getting involved
Communicating with parents and carers
We seek the views of service users via questionnaires and conversations.
Is the service fully accessible?
Please feel free to contact us in advance to discuss your specific needs and we work with you to resolve any access issues as far as possible.
Ensuring inclusion
We consult and talk to young people at the start and during our sessions.