Social Care and Special Needs

Social Care and Special Needs

Prospects provides services to support vulnerable young people and adults, targeting help to those in greatest need.

We support young people who face barriers in successfully transitioning into adulthood; including young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), at risk of getting involved with crime or anti–social behaviour, care leavers, looked after children and young parents along with young people who have learning difficulties or disabilities.

We help jobseekers to return to work after long-term unemployment, illness or other periods away from employment.

Gloucestershire Youth Support Service

Working in partnership with Gloucestershire County Council, Prospects provides the youth support service. The team works with approximately 6,000 vulnerable young people. The multi-disciplinary team comprises youth workers, family support, health and careers specialists working with police and probation officers, to deliver a number of statutory services. Acting as an integrated team, they intervene early to prevent issues escalating. Having these specialists within a single service means cases are managed far more effectively and there is access to a wide pool of expertise. More than 90% of young people supported by the team say it has made a difference to their lives.


homes2inspire provide, care, support and education programmes to young people across the country. We specialise in working with children up to the age of 18 that may also require enhanced levels of care.

Our staff not only aim to meet the development needs of young people but, through the use of individual assessment, support, guidance and opportunities they can begin to explore and address their individual needs improving outcomes, with a comprehensive care plan that helps support them to achieve their aspirations.

With 25 years’ managerial experience and a proven model to deliver complete services for children and young people, our homes provide a therapeutic environment with highly trained, qualified and experienced staff dedicated to supporting and caring for children.

Our homes are located in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Worcestershire, where the business works closely with local authorities.

Calderdale Leaving Care Service

Prospects manages the commissioned service for the Council, providing leaving care and statutory social worker support for 16+ Looked After Children in Calderdale. The team consists of pathway advisers and social workers providing support on a range of issues including accommodation, financial support, entry into employment or training, offending and emotional wellbeing.

Who to contact

For further information:

Alison Williams
Director of Young People & Families

[T] 01452 426900
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Bill Robinson
Operations Director

[T] 01452 426900
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Judith Denyer
Operations Director

[T] 020 8315 1500
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Yorkshire and the Humber

Jayne Vose
Regional Operations Manager

[T] 01924 371579 
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Paul Welch
Operations Director

[T] 020 8315 1500
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John Parker
Operations Director

[T] 01788 297015

Valliant Office Suites
Lumonics House
Valley Drive
Swift Valley
Warwickshire CV21 1TQ

For all general enquiries contact Prospects Corporate Head Office :

[T] 020 8315 1500
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What people say

Case Studies

One family now reports more laughter and fewer arguments
Channon* was referred to Prospects Youth Support Team (YST) when she was 13...
Jane amputee sets up own company, relocates to West Midlands
Jane, who had her arm amputated, has been on Employment Support Allowance...
Sandra, ex-carer with medical issues group intervention and voluntary work
This Friday is Carers Rights Day, which brings organisations across the UK...
Dan inspires other young people as volunteer and goes on to college
The Youth Support Team in the Forest of Dean recruited a young person as a...
Social Care and Special Needs - Adam's Crisis Pack Fundraising
Our young worker, Adam, has been working in the Gloucestershire Housing...