Number 76 is a four bedded house in central Kirkcaldy currently under refurbishment to provide en-suite facilities to the four individual bedrooms and add additional communal areas. This service provides care placements for young males and females aged 12 to 18 years, and supports them to attend mainstream education, college or in some circumstances our own residential school in Burntisland. The focus of each placement is to encourage young people to strengthen their existing skills and learn new ones that will support them to meet new challenges and reach their potential.
“Young people using this service received very good care and support and were making progress in a number of areas”
“The staff team was committed to keeping young people safe and well, and to helping them make the most of the opportunities available”
Care Inspection Report (May 2015)
Promoting independence is a key theme and one that encompasses all the targeted interventions and support. This service is well-regarded amongst local authority social workers, families, and young people using the service. The staff group have experience of working with young people who present with a range of needs including sexually harmful behaviour, self harm, difficulties sustaining mainstream education and emotional issues related to difficult family relationships. Every effort is made to work in partnership with parents and facilitate positive change for the young person and their families.