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Early Intervention Service (EISS) – Action for Children (Western Area)

Contact Information

Address
3rd Floor, Ebrington Business Centre, Glendermott Road, Derry
Postcode
BT47 6BG View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 7134 2286
Email Address
weiss@actionforchildren.org.uk

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

The EISS is a service that offers short term support to families with children 0 -18 years who have additional needs or are facing challenges that are difficult to overcome such as:
• Issues at school
• Behavioural difficulties
• Coping with illness or bereavement
• Family difficulties
• Domestic violence
• Difficulties with developmental or health related issues

WHAT DOES THE EISS OFFER?

• A range of supports tailored to meet the needs of individual families. EISS works with families for a time limited period of around 12 weeks
• A project worker from EISS will meet with you and your child/children to help identify both your needs and strengths
• EISS works with parents and children to
develop a plan which is individually tailored to meet the identified needs
• You and your child/children participate in putting the plan in place, reviewing the plan and deciding when needs have been met
• EISS can provide information and help you to access other services
in your area

EISS is operating in several areas of the Western Health & Social Care Trust which align with the five Family Support Hubs; these include Strabane Family Support Hub and some areas covered by Ethos, Family First, Outer West & Waterside Family Support Hubs.

Organisation Type
  • Community
  • Statutory
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 0-18yrs
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Health Visitor
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Early Intervention
Main Category of Services
  • Domestic/Sexual Abuse
  • Family Support
  • Parenting Advice/Support
  • Bereavement
  • Behaviour Support

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Strabane

Claudy. EISS is operating in several areas of the Western Health & Social Care Trust which align with the five Family Support Hubs; these include Strabane Family Support Hub and some areas covered by Ethos, Family First, Outer West & Waterside Family Support Hubs.

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Early Intervention Service (EISS) – Action for Children (Western Area)

  • Early Intervention Service (EISS) – Action for Children (Western Area)