Action for Children Transitions

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Service summary

To access this service young people can contact direct or be referred by partner agencies, training providers and employers.

Transitions is a highly tailored and holistic support service for care leavers or looked after young people. Intensive  support is given, to help  them overcome the personal and practical barriers, that prevent them from sourcing and sustaining employment or training opportunities

This community outreach service, offers a flexible support package to service users in their own homes, and, when required, outside of core working hours.

A dedicated practitioner will offer one to one support to each service user, and help them develop a bespoke action plan.

There is through care and after care   support for all project participants Stage 2-4 who are in positive destinations

Key Outcomes

  • Service users sustain participation in positive activities
  • Service users are more able to exercise a choice and express their ambitions for the future.
  • Service users becoming more financially independent.
  • Service user’s practical and personal skills have improved.
  • Service users exhibit improvements in self-esteem and confidence.
  • Service users maintain or improve physical health and/or meet individual development milestone
  • There is an improvement in a service user’s emotional or mental wellbeing.
  • Service users have a relationship with significant others in their life.
  • GIRFEC policies are in place and reviewed. Service users are able to contribute to decisions that affect them

Client groups

16 to 24 year olds
The page was last updated on 1 December 2021

Main address

94 Duke Street
Glasgow
G2 0UW

Main telephone

0141 553 0526

Organisation email

geraldine.heraty@actionforchildren.org.uk

Website

services.actionforchildren.org.uk