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Barnardo's Butterfly Project

The Butterfly Project provides comprehensive practical and emotional support to children & young people with life limiting illnesses and their families, from diagnosis to bereavement.

 

The project is funded by the local health authority and can provide a service in the following areas:- City of Nottingham, Gedling, Rushcliffe & Broxtowe.

 

What we offer:-

 

  • Support to individuals in their family homes and within the community.

 

  • Practical help and advice along the child’s/young person’s journey in partnership with a wide range of medical professionals.

 

  • Individual work with the child/young person in respect to hopes, fears, dreams and wishes.

 

  • Emotional support to children/young people and families to explore and express their feelings and make informed choices around ‘end of life care’.

 

  • Opportunities to participate in a variety of activities and have meaningful experiences.

 

  • A range of Family days, activities and events, in response to the needs of the children, young people, their siblings and parents/carers we work with.

 

  • A post bereavement service of two years for bereaved siblings and parents · Sibling support groups and workshops, allowing opportunity to talk about & understand their feelings and to also have some fun.

 

  • Parent support groups both pre and post bereavement

 

 

Office hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday.

Phone:   0115 9255565.  

Email:   BFSSNottinghamshire&Derbyshire@barnardos.org.uk

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ann Carter or Debra Ibbitson
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
01159 255565
E-mail
BFSSNottinghamshire&Derbyshire@barnardos.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Barnardo's Family Support Service - Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire
Address
Oban House
8 Chilwell Road
Beeston
Nottinghamshire
Postcode
NG9 1EJ

When is it on?

When is it on
Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 5pm

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
0-18years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

A referral form can be requested from the office and can only be accepted with families prior consent. 

Local Offer

Needs Level
High
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
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