Specialist Therapeutic Children's Home in Essex
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Our home provides care, guidance and support which promotes the importance of decision making and taking ownership of those decisions.

Our therapeutic approach and systemic based work ensures children and young people are supported to address their feelings and emotions in a safe and supportive way.

We support young people with social emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH), autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and learning difficulties (LD).

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  •  Safe, Nurturing and Consistent

    Safe, Nurturing and Consistent

  • Therapeutic and Clinical Approach

    Therapeutic and Clinical Approach

  • Short Term and 52 Week Placements

    Short Term and 52 Week Placements

  • Work in Partnership to Support Reunification

    Work in Partnership to Support Reunification

  • Enable Children to Achieve their Full Potential

    Enable Children to Achieve their Full Potential

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  • “C is professional, approachable and clearly passionate about getting the best outcomes for children. I felt that C and the staff at Wood Grove quickly gained a good understanding in regards T and his needs."

    Social Worker

  • “The staff are caring and provide good-quality, personalised support to the children. The staff establish constructive partnerships with families and other agencies. This collaborative commitment to the children helps them settle and make positive progress in their lives.”

    Ofsted 2018

  • “I have absolutely no concerns regarding the care that TB is receiving, Wood Grove keep in regular contact and it is clear that staff really care about TB.”

    Social Worker

  • “They have been able to support T develop his independence, self-care, confidence and self-esteem and social skills.”

    Social Worker