Address: Respite Care , Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2EA
Respite care tries to keep families together by offering children a break, or a regular series of breaks, from a difficult family environment or a problem for which the child needs some support or help. This could help prevent family breakdown or a child being placed in foster care.
Shared care is a similar service linking children and young people with disabilities to approved carers who look after them for short periods of time. This can be from a few hours to a weekend a month.
Below is more information about shared care and some frequently asked questions about about respite care for children in Portsmouth, and information on how to become a respite or shared carer.
Tel: 023 9283 9111
Service Category: Care