Lifelong Family Links

Lifelong Family Links

Charity information

Lifelong Family Links

We provide respite care for young people aged 5-18 years, with disabilities and challenging behaviour through various clubs in Lambeth and a support service for vulnerable adults in Southwark.

Founded 1982

  • Mission statement

    Lifelong Family Links believes that everyone is entitled to an active and fulfilling existence, to have full human and civil rights as well as being made to feel valued as a member of the community. We seek to reduce the disadvantage and discrimination experienced by children/young people and vulnerable adults.
    We support user empowerment and the development of services that are responsive to the needs of the user also their wishes. We recognize that family and friends of children/young people and vulnerable adults are important and seek to support them in theor role.
    We will work to allow children/young people the chance to participate in a wide range of activities and make friends outside their own family, thereby allowing parents/carers the chance to have a break.
    We will work to continually develop and improve our services, work in partnership with other support agencies and local authorities to deliver a service to our clients beyond reproach.

  • Aims

    Lifelong Family Links aims to:

    • To work in partnership with children/young peopleand vulnerable adults with a disability and special needs as well as their carers to deliver a flexible service in the community that is beneficial.
    • To ensure the views of children/young people and vulnerable adults remain at the heart of our work, that their voices and needs are heard and met.
    • To work in partnership with other likeminded organizations and professionals to deliver a service to support the children/young people and vulnerable adults we work with.
    • For our organization to be financially strong as well as recruit, retain and develop excellent staff as well as maintaining strong leadership.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1982

    Registered Charity Number: 1073963

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 18

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 020 8671 8939

    Address: Laburnum Court 1 Barstow Crescent Palace Road Streatham Hill SW2 3Ns

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