Our Orchard Centre Direct Support Service provides direct support to disabled children and young people (0-25years) and their families, in and out of the family home, as well as community and leisure environments.
How does the service work?

It can provide

  • One to one support to widen leisure, social opportunities, and access to other services
  • One to one support with life skills and independent travel
  • Home based support such as short breaks, personal care, respite or sitting services
  • Support with group and inclusive activities

We provide experienced and qualified staff workers, such as a Buddy, Key Worker, Mentor, Support Worker and/or Specialist Carer. We are OFSTED and CQC registered, fully insured and we strictly adhere to guidelines set by Sandwell and Dudley local authority Safeguarding Boards. 

Who is the service for?

We cater for children and young people (aged 0 to 25) across the entire range of disabilities. 

What are the benefits of accessing this service?The service can provide a flexible support package that suits individual/family needs/interests.
It avoids the hassle of finding and managing your own worker, insurance, complicated paperwork and incurring additional cost.
It provides time out for the parents/carers, whilst your children and young people are being supported.

How much does it cost?The price varies depending the service provision and level of care but it starts at £11.40 per hour.

When is it available?

Day Time
Monday 07.00-23.00
Tuesday 07.00-23.00
Wednesday 07.00-23.00
Thursday 07.00-23.00
Friday 07.00-23.00 
Saturday 07.00-23.00
Sunday 07.00-23.00

How to access this service

We provide a very accessible service with a minimum of paperwork and self-referrals are common. 

This service can be directly purchased through Direct Payments, Personalised Budgets, Disability Living Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Private/self-funding, etc…

Leannon Ford on 01384 897489

KIDS Orchard Centre, Lye By-Pass, Lye, Stourbridge, DY9 8HA