Horsham
Child Contact Centre

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Next Supported Session Date: 06 April 2019

Supported Contact Sessions

Supported Contact takes place in the Centre where there are facilities to enable the children to develop and maintain positive relationships with non-resident parents and other family members. Supported Contact is suitable for families when no significant risk to the child or others around them has been identified. The basic elements of supported contact are as follows;

  • Impartiality.
  • Staff and volunteers are available for assistance but there is no close observation, monitoring or evaluation of individual contacts/conversations.
  • Several families are usual together.
  • Encouragement for families to develop mutual trust and consider more satisfactory family venues.
  • Apart from attendance dates and times, no detailed report will be made to a referrer, CAFCASS, a solicitor or court, unless there is a risk of harm to the child, parent or Centre worker.
  • An acknowledgment that it is to be viewed as a temporary arrangement to be reviewed after an agreed period of time.
  • Children are the responsibility of parents at all time: staff are on hand to offer support or help if needed.

Please note: Supported Contact Sessions are not suitable for any cases involving risk to children or adults.


Time & Venue

Supported Contact Sessions are held at Kingdom Faith Church Foundry Lane Horsham RH13 5PX. These are on the first and third Saturday of each month. However there can be changes to this so please check the dates below or pick up a Dates Card at the Centre. Contact is from 1-3pm unless specified. Please arrive a few minutes early.

Click here to download our Supported Contact Referral Form

Upcoming Session Dates

06 April 2019 20 April 2019 04 May 2019 18 May 2019 01 June 2019 15 June 2019 06 July 2019 20 July 2019 03 August 2019 17 August 2019 07 September 2019 21 September 2019 05 October 2019 19 October 2019 02 November 2019 16 November 2019 30 November 2019 21 December 2019 04 January 2020