Marigold Assessment Plus (Allan Cole accredited child contact centre)
A comprehensive assessment, intervention and contact service, providing parenting assessments to the Courts and providing parents and children with a range of helpful interventions to improve the quality of family life and prevent family breakdown. To provide a safe and high quality contact service for parents/carers and looked after children in a child-focused environment. Intervention services include CBT and solution focussed work with parents and individual self-esteem, wishes and feelings and life story work for children.
Most referrals come via a social worker in one of Southend City Council’s (Department of People) teams, such as First Contact, Continuing Care or Children with Disabilities Teams. However, some programmes can be accessed via GP or private Solicitors.
The service is open from 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturdays.
Please be aware that there is a cost involved for referrals outside Southend City Council; please contact Ellie for more information.
Additional Services for 2014/15
The Marigold Assessment Plus Service is able to offer the skills of Mr Steve Burr for one day a week, to address sexual risk within families.
Who to contact
- When is it on
Open 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm Saturday
- Day(s) of week
- Time of day
- All welcome, please contact to discuss any individual requirements
- 0 years to 18 years
ReviewsRated 0 out of 5 (1 review)
Positive impact on pupils
The Marigold Centre have been providing principles of Theraplay as well as Sensory Attachment Intervention to a pupil at my school. The combination of movement therapy and nurturing activities has had a huge positive impact on the child's behaviour and emotional well being. It supports him in recognising his feelings and how to self regulate . This has also had an impact academically as he is now able to concentrate for longer periods of time.We're extremely pleased with the results.
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- Last admin update: 26 Apr 2022
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