At the moment, these services are free to families living in the Wigan Borough area.Any services your child receives will be reviewed twice a year. This is so we can look at future needs - it's also a chance for you to have your say.
Services provided to support families include:
An outreach service
Short term breaks
Short term breaks with families
Your child's needs will be assessed by a social worker to determine if they are eligible to receive services and to find out which services will best support you and your child. The assessment will also determine the location and frequency of the service. This will be reviewedon a regular basis, in line with your child's changing needs.
Support is available from:
For further information, if you do not already have contact with a social worker and feel you may qualify for a social work assessment, contact the Children in Need Duty Team.
If you already have a social worker, contact the Children with Complex Needs Team.