Aims and Objectives

Moving On aims to provide advice, general help and moral support, financial assistance and assistance for training and education.

Moving On aims to provide the support to help the young person to adjust from adolescence to adulthood and to enable them to live independently for the first time.

Moving On enables the young person to take calculated risks in order that they may learn by their mistakes how to cope with the pressures and responsibilities of living in the community. Moving On provides the young person with a support network to cushion and support them through their stressful times and difficulties they face in becoming independent.

Moving On offers the young person an individual package of support and advice in accordance with need to allow them to integrate into their community.

Our Aims

  • To work in accordance with the every child matters principles
  • To assist young people in forming a good working relationship with their outreach worker by providing a consistent dedicated support worker and manager.
  • To provide young people with safe, secure and realistic accommodation
  • To facilitate young people in holding a successful tenancy to include liaison with neighbours and landlords
  • To encourage young people to form positive and healthy relationship with peers
  • To assist young people by signposting them to relevant health services
  • To provide young people with access to education be it through our AQA program or through supporting them in college/training programs.
  • Providing positive models of acceptable behavior to include keeping a home
  • To provide emotional support and guidance and signposting to other support services if required
  • To plan for the future, to include looking at future housing options.
  • To complete Outcomes stars with young people to measure the journey of change young people make
  • Moving On will work in partnership with young people and involved professionals on clear, realistic and transparent plans for young people.

Objectives can include:

  • To develop transferrable independent living skills
  • To enroll young people into education or training either in house AQA or local colleges
  • To increase self esteem and self belief
  • To signpost young people to local services to include housing, health, sexual health and recreational facilities
  • To help young people to try and break negative cycles of behaviour such as criminal offending
  • To help with time management and finding constructive, positive activities
  • To help young people to develop relationships with professionals, peers, family and others
  • To help young people learn that their behaviour makes them accountable and that they are responsible for their own behaviour
  • To help them to develop as a person and to maximise their life chances.
  • To help young people to communicate