Portage

Is a home based service for children with additional needs.  On the Isles of Scilly a member of the Children’s Services team is a trained Portage worker and following a referral is able to work closely with the parents/carers and the child to provide practical home sessions, where specific agreed targets are worked towards.

  • The service is home based and family focussed
  • It identifies realistic targets for individual child
  • It aims to work in partnership with parents
  • Regular reviews of child’s progress and developments
  • Links with childcare providers that child attends or is going to attend
  • Forms part of the Early Support programme 

For further information about the Portage service please contact Children’s Services on 01720 424 022 or childrensservices@scilly.gov.uk.