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SOURCE - Young People's Drug & Alcohol Service

SOURCE is Reading’s Young Person’s drug & alcohol service, we work with young people under 18 years old  or up to 25 if they are vulnerable adults or have LDD. We also offer family work support for our clients.

Please contact us on  01189 015666.

 

If you want to do a direct referral this can be processed via the Children's Single Point of Access referral form

 

If you need any help completing the form please get in touch so we can help.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 901 5666
E-mail
source@reading.gov.uk
Website
http://www.reading.gov.uk/concernsaboutachild

Where to go

Address
16 North Street
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 7DA

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Direct referral this can be processed via the Children's Single Point of Access referral form

 

If you need any help completing the form please get in touch so we can help.

Other notes

The Team

 

·        Ian Jeffreys (Team leader)

·        Marie Kuffour (Drug and alcohol worker)

·        Sarah Czornij (Family worker)

 

 

What can we offer?

 

·        Confidential assessments of young persons drug/ alcohol use including legal highs

·       Links to substitute prescribing services

·       Needs led care plan to address drug and alcohol issues

·       One to one sessions based on individual learning styles

·       Help to access healthcare services in the community

·       Signposting for Young persons services e.g CSE, YES, Young Carers etc.

·        Stop Smoking Service

·        C-card registration

·       Family work support available to the families of drug users through our dedicated family worker

·       For professionals: specialist training, consultation and resource library

 

 

If you feel you have any young people who would benefit from accessing Source please do not hesitate to contact us. 01189 015666

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Success stories

 

The quotes below are taken from exit questionnaires completed with source young people 14/15. 85% of the young people that completed the exit questionnaire stated they had reduced their drug/ alcohol use or had stopped using altogether

 

·        “I found it very helpful and I would recommend the service”

·        “They give you all the help you need”

·        “They are very understanding and can relate to a lot of things”

 

 

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide and Reading Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.