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Vulnerable children team

The Vulnerable Children Team is a specialist team within the service which focuses on supporting children young people and their families/carers who are corporate priorities for the local authority.

Further information

  • Looked After Children (LAC)
  • Those children and young people who have been referred to the Youth Offending Service (YOS)
  • Those children and young people who are at risk of permanent exclusion

The team works in collaboration with the Virtual School Team, Social care, Health and YOS.

Referrals to the team are through the Virtual School Team, Social Care and Health, YOS Education Coordinator, Pupil Referral Unit Centre managers and the Psychology Service.

Support given by the Vulnerable Children Team involves assessment, consultation, advice and direct work (including therapeutic interventions) with an individual child or young person or groups.

Contact us

For enquiries regarding Vulnerable Children Team, please contact Yvonne Francis (Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist) on 0116 4545489

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