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SAFS - Sandwell Asian Family Support – Out of School Club

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Service Provider NameSAFS - Sandwell Asian Family Support – Out of School Club
Address1Windmill Community Centre
Address2Messenger Road
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB66 3DX
Where do they provide service from?Sandwell borough wide, current centre-based services are provided from our centre in Smethwick. Community-based care services can be provided across the borough. We also provide services in Birmingham.
Telephone0121 558 2198
Fax0121 558 7771
Contact positionOffice Manager, Geeta Jaspal
Area coveredSandwell and the neighboring boroughs of Birmingham
Who is the service for?Children from the South Asian community, who have a disability, life limiting or life threatening condition.
Referral routeThey accept self-referrals and referrals from other agencies. They work to individual budgets and can accept direct payments.
Specific ethnic group?Yes - South Asian community
Summary of servicesSAFSS provide a range of care and support services for South Asian children, young people and adults who have a disability, life limiting or life threatening condition. We also support parents, carers and foster carers.

The Out of School Club is an opportunity for children ages 3 – 18 to attend a service tailored towards aiding their development, learning through play and participating in a variety of other activities. The Out of School Club also offers day trips, holiday play-schemes, leisure activities and an annual day trip for families. This service is run both within our centre and within the local community.
When are the services run?Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Time detailsOn a Tuesday and Thursday the Out of School Club runs from 3.30pm - 6pm.
On a Saturday the Out of School Club runs from 11am - 3pm.
RemitSAFS provide a culturally sensitive service based on individual needs and requirements. Services are provided in line with the personalization and independence wellbeing and choice agendas. They are able to tailor all services to the needs of the individuals and the budgets that they receive.
Chargeable service?Yes - they have set hourly rates for the different types of services that they provide. They can receive direct payments and Individual Budget Plans.
Cost of serviceVarious
Means testedNo
Total capacity of serviceThey have the capacity to take new referrals as they recruit staff based on demand. However, they maintain a bank of trained care workers who have respond immediately to individual needs.
Transport ProvidedYes at cost
CQC RegisteredRegistered
CQC website link
Sandwell Approved ListApproved
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