Temple Croft

We offer a residential parenting experience that is unrivalled. We understand that parents and children may well be going through a variety of challenges at the time they are referred to us and as such we want to provide all residents with an environment and facilities that puts them at ease. We offer several bespoke parenting options, including our 16-week specialist PAMS assessment and parenting programme, which includes a social work parenting and risk assessment, followed by an intense parenting support plan tailored to the needs of the individual family. The final weeks of the programme will focus on the families’ ability to implement and sustain the outcomes safely in the community. Alongside the residential parenting offer, this site has the capacity to offer other family services such as contact arrangements or community parenting assessments.

Bearnett House

At Bearnett, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a healthy, active and fulfilling life, regardless of their background or disability. The aim of our home is to provide a safe and stimulating environment with structure routine that supports preparation and independence for adult life. We aspire to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people who have a diagnosis of Autism, Learning disability, complex needs and associated behaviours that challenge. We provide individualised and child centred approaches, and work with each young person to build a bespoke package of care. We provide 52-week care, in a residential setting for up to 10 children and young people of all genders, aged 7 – 17 on admission. Bearnett House is a residential children’s home registered with Ofsted which provides children and young people a physically nurturing environment with social learning opportunities, the promotion of health, wellbeing and dedicated emotional and behavioural support. Our overall purpose is therefore, to provide a safe, warm, loving, structured and empowering environment for young people to live in and reach their full potential. We believe strongly in enabling young people to grow. Our approach is to consider behaviour to be a communication, and only when the reasons for the behaviour have been addressed or resolved, will there be any chance of improving the child’s emotional, behavioural or social needs.

Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage provides a residential setting for up to 2 children and young people of all genders, aged 7 to 17 on admission. All admissions to Ivy Cottage are planned to ensure that the needs of the Child/Young Person to be placed, and those already placed, can be met. Ivy Cottage is a residential children’s home registered with Ofsted which provides children and young people a physically nurturing environment with social learning opportunities, the promotion of health, wellbeing and dedicated emotional and behavioural support. The children and young people placed at Ivy Cottage will need residential care for a variety of reasons. These may include young people with behaviour and/or emotional difficulties that either makes it very difficult or they choose not, to live within a family setting at this time. Family and Placement breakdown: this includes birth and step – families, foster placements and other residential placements. Young people who have experienced abuse.

Orchard Grove

Orchard Grove is a residential care home for Children with learning and physical disabilities based in Sutton Coldfield. Orchard Grove is registered to accommodate up to five Young People between the ages of 8 and 18 years old, 17 upon admission. At Orchard Grove, we aim to provide Children and Young People with Child centred care that can encourage Children to fulfil their potential, develop, gain a sense of independence and learn to value themselves. We also encourage Children and Young People to build and sustain positive relationships with peers and adults. We believe that Children and Young People with disabilities can lead a positive and fulfilled life and progress well within a caring environment. In order to do so they have to rely on the people around them having the expertise and support to encourage and support them through their development. We appreciate the complexities of this work and our responsibilities to ensure that once a Child/Young Person is placed with us, the resources to reach planned objectives are available.

The Gardens

At The Gardens, we aim to provide children and young people with sustained care that will help them to overcome traumatic life experiences, so that they can grow and learn to value themselves, fulfil inherent potential, and sustain positive relationships. We provide bespoke support packages for children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) and Trauma. The Gardens is registered to accommodate up to four young people between the ages of 8 to 17 years. We believe that children and young people can recover from traumatic and painful life experiences. In order to do so they have to rely on the people around them having the expertise and support to encourage and ‘hold’ them through their healing process. and meet the needs of three young people who are being supported on a 1:1 and 2-1 staffing ratio. To provide a secure base for children who feel unsafe and most times unloved and to be curious about children’s actions and to look past behaviours of concern to identify the underlying factors. We believe that by utilising a therapeutic approach and individual, bespoke quality placements to meet the individual young person’s needs, young people in our care can prosper and lead fully enriched lives.

We can offer short to long term placements designed to help young people manage their behaviour and encourage young people to gain independence, where possible, ready for their next move. This may include rehabilitation plans to return home, foster placements, or the transition to independent or supported living.

Pear Tree

At Pear Tree, we aim to provide children and young people with sustained care that will help them to overcome traumatic life experiences, so that they can grow and learn to value themselves, fulfil inherent potential. We provide bespoke support packages for children with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and Mild learning Needs. Pear Tree house is registered to accommodate up to five young people between the ages of 8 to 17 years. We aim to provide a secure base for children who feel unsafe and most times unloved and to be curious about children’s actions and to look past behaviours of concern to identify the underlying factors. We put children with complex developmental trauma at the centre of everything we do.

End House

End House provides a residential setting for up to 3 children and young people of all genders, aged 8 – 17 on admission. All admissions to End House are planned to ensure that the needs of the Child/Young Person to be placed, and those already placed, can be met. End House is a residential children’s home registered with Ofsted which provides children and young people a physically nurturing environment with social learning opportunities, the promotion of health, wellbeing and dedicated emotional and behavioural support. The children and young people placed at End House will need residential care for a variety of reasons. These may include young people with behaviour and/or emotional difficulties that either makes it very difficult or they choose not, to live within a family setting at this time. Our overall purpose is therefore, to provide a safe, warm, loving, nurturing, and empowering environment for young people to live in and to move on from, when they are ready. We believe strongly in the power of nurture to resolve and correct. Our approach is to consider behaviour to be a communication, and only when the reasons for the behaviour have been addressed or resolved, will there be any chance of improving the child’s emotional, behavioural or social issues. Our children’s home offers a stable, secure and supportive environment, in which the children we care for can develop the skills and confidence necessary to help them fulfil their potential.

Dorothy House

At Dorothy House, we aim to provide the correct short break/respite placement at the right time and for that placement to be a positive and beneficial choice for all concerned. We have found through years of experience that a humanistic approach through child-centred practice empowers our children to be in control of their lives. All the children in our care are involved in planning and decision-making based on what is essential from their perspective. Dorothy House will provide short breaks care for ambulant children with learning disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Global Delay, and many other special needs.

The house can provide care for children aged 5 – 18 years old, both male and female. A maximum of 3 children will be using the accommodation at any time. Our staff works hard to build positive curative relationships with the children, supporting them in managing their behaviours. We recognise that to offer an outstanding service, the needs of the individual must lie at the heart of everything we do. We focus on being non-judgmental, providing care and empathy, and accepting each child as unique. Our short break care provides a safe and stimulating environment in a high-quality building, with space that support nurture and allows privacy, common areas, and rooms to be active. At Dorothy House, our short break/respite service are attentive to children’s needs, supporting emotional, mental, and physical health need. In support of this, we ensure all staff and managers are engaged in ongoing learning about their role and the children and families they work with.