Useful Information

VSK does our best to ensure that, to the best of our knowledge, the information provided on our website and social media channels is correct at the time of publication.

This information is solely for general purposes. It has been prepared in order to provide certain information that might be helpful to people who need to use our service.

General Education Information

SEN Information

Trauma and Attachment information

  • Beacon House is an integrated mental health and occupational therapy service with free resources for schools to support understanding of trauma and attachment.
  • Braveheart Education educate and support those living with or working with vulnerable children. Free educational resources and podcasts.
  • Coram Life Education is part of the Coram Charity and is the leading provider of high quality Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education.
  • Nurture UK is dedicated to improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and removing barriers to learning by promoting nurture in education.
  • Rees Centre regularly runs free webinars for the public, based on their research around vulnerable children, particularly those with care experience.

Children in Care Information

Young People information

  • Kent Cares Town Website for all young people who are or who have been in the care of Kent County Council.
  • National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) offers the Safety Net Service for care experienced children and young people supported by social services (including those on child in need plans, child protection plans, or who are 16-17 years old and homeless). They will listen to any concerns the young person may have, sign post them to the appropriate service, and help them access the support they need.
  • The Adoptables is a participation group for adopted young people aged 12-18 living in Kent, Bexley and Medway. Email vsk_adoptionparticipation@kent.gov.uk for more information.
  • VSK LGBTQ+ Leaflet

General Information

Families supporting young people with a Special Guardianship order