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Category: Family Services

October 26, 2020
Isle of Wight Council support for vulnerable families and children

Following the national debate about the provision of free school meals during the school holidays and aware of the significant and increasing numbers of deprived families on the Island, council leader Dave Stewart has confirmed that the Isle of Wight Council remains committed to ensuring all Island children and families in need of vital food […]

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October 25, 2020
Isle of Wight Fostering service

Every year, children on the Isle of Wight will require foster carers. Whether their parents have been taken ill, find themselves unable to cope with the demands of childcare, or through more tragic circumstances, these children need your help.Foster carers will take children into their own home for a temporary period - a month, a […]

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April 22, 2020
New partnership will support hard-hit Island families

The Isle of Wight Council has teamed up with the Getaway Foundation to support hard-hit families struggling in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The foundation was set up earlier this year to help families in poverty by providing holidays to help create happy memories. However, since the outbreak of Covid-19, it has provided grants and donations for […]

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April 11, 2020
What to do if you suspect a child is at risk of abuse during the Covid-19 crisis

Children's services on the Island have issued important guidance on what to do if you are worried a child or young person could be at risk of abuse during the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. It comes as charities nationally warn of an increased risk of harm, neglect and online abuse faced by vulnerable children amid the […]

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January 30, 2019
Bodster CIC

We will be running our normal Short Breaks sessions on Saturdays during Spring Term 2019 and sessions run from 10am to 3pm. Fun activities where learners interact with ponies on the ground. Learners who come help devise activities to complete eg leading a pony and working loose in the round pen. Sessions are for anyone […]

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January 30, 2019
Fostering the Island’s Future

  The Isle of Wight Council’s Fostering Team would like to talk to anyone who can provide a safe, secure and warm home to an Island child or a group of siblings. Have you thought about becoming a foster carer? Over 21? A UK resident Have a spare room? The Isle of Wight Council’s Fostering […]

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January 25, 2019
Isle of Wight School Holiday Daycamps

Set in the perfect location atop the cliffs overlooking Sandown Bay YMCA Isle of Wight Daycamps utilise the fantastic facilities at Winchester House, as well as the stunning areas around including local parks, attractions and the beach. Beach school activities are a main feature of the Daycamps programmes, but there are many other opportunities for […]

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July 13, 2018
YMCA SHANKLIN DAYCAMPS

YMCA SHANKLIN DAYCAMPS Join us every school holiday at Winchester House, Shanklin and enjoy a fun-filled programme of activities for children of Reception age up to 12 years. Set in the perfect location atop the cliffs overlooking Sandown Bay, our Daycamps utilise the fantastic facilities at Winchester House, as well as the stunning areas around […]

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July 13, 2018
Freedom Childcare

Freedom has grown organically over our 17 years of trading and this is mainly down to recommendations from previous client, please look at what our clients say abut us   “As I work irregular hours this flexible service wraps around my schedule and I am not tied to paying regular, year-round fees. Most importantly my daughter […]

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