Type of Provision:  Registered Children’s Home
Gender:  Mixed
Total No. of children’s homes & other services: 1
Total No. of registered beds: 5
Age range on admission: Up to 17 years

Therapeutic Provision:  Yes

Other Services:  Associated Independent Fostering Agency

Description:

Acorn Care provides a selection of high-quality residential services that respond appropriately to the circumstances of each young person referred. We are dedicated to improving the lives of young people who are unable to live at home with their birth families and require residential living.

Overall, we aim to provide young people with opportunities and experiences that will enable them to achieve their full potential, allowing them to have a positive start in life. We aim to provide the highest quality of care, to enable young people to overcome their difficulties and focus on the present and future, thereby providing a secure base, from which they can grow and develop, through adolescence into adult-hood as confident young people, able to function in, and contribute to, society.

Acorn Care provides care and accommodation for young people up to the age of 17 years, many of whom may experience emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.

We aim to work in partnership with young people, their families and other professionals to create positive outcomes for each individual. Our main focus is in line with the outcomes which matter most to children and young people.

Our teams work within the ethos of establishing the ambitions, dreams and aspirations of each individual young person and engage with the wider system to ensure that the needs of the young person are met. To allow us to do this we follow