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care for young people

Welcome to asphaleia care. Our care team are pleased you have taken the time to visit our website today.

asphaleia care is part of a large organisation called asphaleia. Our organisation is dedicated to making the lives of children and young people better. We do this through:

  • accommodation
  • outreach support services
  • education
  • fostering
  • projects that work with the most vulnerable young people
  • listening to the needs of children and young people in our communities
  • having fun!

To find out more about our organisation, please click here.

Our care team provide a range of services for young people. These include:

  • accommodation for 16-21 year olds
  • training flats for young people hoping to live on their own
  • independent living skills programme which could include helping you learn how to budget, making sure your bills are paid on time, cooking, using public transport etc
  • outreach support - this includes attending appointments with you, helping you find a place at college, ensuring you feel safe where you live and much more

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  • Talk to us

    If you have any questions that your outreach worker cannot answer, please contact the care team on 01903 236522. We would be very happy to answer any questions you have.

    Please also get in touch with us if you have any ideas on how we can improve our service and our website - we would love to hear your ideas and thoughts as we are always looking to make our services better. We have created a survey for you to complete so you can tell us more about what you think. If you would like to complete it, please click here.

  • How to make a complaint

    If you would like to make a complaint, please contact your social worker, outreach worker or someone you trust. They can guide in what to do next. 

    If you do not want to talk to anyone, you can write to the asphaleia Directors anonymously at: asphaleia care, 9 Liverpool Terrace, BN11 1TA or call the office on 01903 236522.

    Remember to include your name, what the problem is and what you would like to be done about it.

  • Hear from some of our young people

    "When I first came in the house I felt sad because I used to live in a foster family and didn't want to move out. After I was here for a while I saw the other young people and the mother of the house then I felt very happy as it was like a family to me."

    "I didn't know where I was going, but I met good people and they explained everything to me. In my country people thought bad things would happen to me. But actually there are normal people like me and they have been really good to me."

    "When I first came in the house I felt very happy because I met all my friends. I knew everyone in the house as I had made friends with everyone here before I moved here. And also I knew the houseparent which made life easy for me."

    "When I first came here I didn't know what was going to happen to me, but here I have a home and I have food, clothes and my own pocket money."

    "When I first came in the house, I was very afraid, not knowing what was happening. The next day I met everyone in the house and they welcomed me, talked to me and I was happy seeing the whole family together. I didn't speak English but I managed to communicate with the other young people in the house and the houseparent which felt good."

  • Some useful sites for you

    asphaleia are on facebook - view our page here.

    Everything you need to know from the Government including education, applying for a driving license and getting help with your career:

    For information on health:

    For information on mental health and emotional wellbeing:

    For information on sexual health:

    Stay safe online following the guidelines here:

    For your guide to the real world visit:

    We are always on the lookout for brilliant sites for young people - please let us know if you come across any that you think would be helpful and we will post them on the website. You can contact us here.