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Services We Offer

Supported Contact

This takes place in a large playroom and up to eight families can attend each session. Contact Workers supported by trained volunteers observe the sessions. Conversations are not monitored. Supported Contact takes place every Saturday, with three sessions to choose from. Available in Portsmouth only.

There are opportunities to volunteer within Contact and other areas at the centre. Please click the link below for more information:

Volunteer Vacancies

Supervised Contact

This is for one family at a time and two Contact Workers observe and monitor the session, including conversations. Supervised contact takes place Wednesday – Friday between 8.00am-7.00pm and Saturday 10am – 5pm up to a maximum of two hours per contact session.

– available in Portsmouth only

please see ‘availability’ page for opening times

Observed Supervised Contact

The same as Supervised contact with the addition of a factual observation sheet detailing the contents of the session. Observed Supervised contact takes place Wednesday – Friday between 8.00am-6.00pm up to a maximum of two hours per contact session. Saturday 10am-5pm

– available in Portsmouth only

Handover

Where the non-resident family member can take the child away from the centre. The role of the Contact Workers is to facilitate the handover of the child from one party to another, so they have no need to meet directly. This is done at the beginning and the end of the time out of the centre. Handover can take place 6 days a week Monday – Saturday

– available in Portsmouth only

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