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Generate's Buddy Scheme

Generate's Buddy scheme offers young people with a mild to moderate disability who live in the Borough of Wandsworth up to 4 hours per week of 1:1 targeted support for a period of 3 months. This project offers young people aged 11 to 19 a short term intervention to talk about their goals and to take steps to try and make them a reality.

The main aims of our workers are to support choices, give a sense of control and independence and increase confidence and self-esteem.

This support is bespoke to the individual and their needs and has taken many forms such as;

  • Travel Training
  • Accessing Leisure facilities
  • Finding a positive peer group
  • Accessing mainstream services
  • Support to youth club

Anyone can refer a Young person to the buddy service.

Parents and young people can also refer themselves by calling Tim Aldcroft on 020 8879 6333 and asking for a referral form.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tim Aldcroft
Telephone
E-mail
tim.aldcroft@generate-uk.org
Website
www.generate-uk.org
Parent Organisation
Generate

Costs

Details
Contact provider for costs

Availability

Age Ranges
From 11 to 19 years

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To use this service young people are normally referred by:

  • Specialist children’s services
  • Connexions
  • Schools (both specialist and mainstream)
  • Parents and young people can also refer themselves through their website
  • or call Tim Aldcroft on 020 8879 6333

How to complain, compliment or feedback about this service, activity or provider.

 

Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Secondary (11-16 years)

Last updated: 22 Jul 2019

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