A SERVICE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 0-18 YEARS OLD
We provide culturally appropriate and gender specific mentoring, overnight residential care support, supervised contact visits, supervised transport and respite support.
We believe consistency is vital with supporting children, young people and their families. Therefore, LEAP Social Services ensure the same mentor maintains support for the individual child, young person, and/or family.
LEAP Social Services also provide comprehensive case note reports documenting information about pertinent and outstanding issues. Case note reports are provided for the hiring agency and all relevant support staff.
Our services are categorised below.
LEAP staff provide positive, consistent, ‘gender specific’ role models for young people who do not have supportive relationships with adults within their own families, schools and peer networks.
LEAP provide supervised transport for children, young people, and their families/carers/guardians if need be. Transport can be to mentoring sessions, to supervised contact visits, or to appointments and community events.
SUPERVISED CONTACT VISITS
LEAP provide a consistent worker for the individual family (when a schedule is provided). Workers closely monitor the interactions between all parties, which ensures the supervised contact visits are safe and positive for the children, young people and their family members.
SERVICED APARTMENT PLACEMENT
LEAP provide accomodation support which provides children and young people with; night and morning routines, support to maintain attendance at school, education about healthy food options, personal hygiene awareness and increasing independent living skills (cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, etc.).
LEAP provide 24/7 on call crisis supervision for children and young people who may be homeless, suspended from school, struggling at home or dealing with other challenges.
LEAP support workers can provide flexible care in-home, to assist with domestic duties and caring for children and young people. This can include establishing and maintaining routines, cooking, cleaning, and support to maintain attendance at school.