• Welcome to Southern Adolescent Care Services
  • Southern Adolescent Care Services
    Specialists in therapeutic residential care for adolescents with emotional behavioural difficulties

'Specialists in therapeutic residential care for adolescents with emotional behavioural difficulties'

Welcome To Southern Adolescent Care Services

Established in 1996, Southern Adolescent Care Services Ltd have built an excellent reputation offering high quality residential placements for young people who have a range of needs and complex behaviours. We take pride in the fact that we have given stable home environments to many young people who have been extremely unsettled, staying with us for years where previously weeks or months have been the usual duration of staying a home.

What Services Can We Offer?

  • Residential therapeutic care through 5 and 6 bed care homes based in West Sussex
  • Individual therapeutic care packages
  • In-house education for residents from qualified tutors
  • Respite & Support packages
  • Outreach Programmes
  • QCF Level3 Assessors
  • Training packages for those working with young people
  • Training for young people
  • Life Skills packages

Our Commitment

Southern Adolescent Care Services are committed to:

  • The safeguarding of young people by providing therapeutic placements that aim to address and overcome the adverse circumstances of their past and consequent problems and difficulties that they now face to help them reach their full potential
  • To Social Services providing a first class service working with them to fulfil their requirements
  • To our employees providing a developmental, humanistic and supportive approach ensuring they reach their full potential
  • To stakeholders providing an inclusive, humanistic and supportive approach

Core Aims

  • Protect all young people from harm or injury and safeguard their welfare
  • Continually improve the standard of residential therapeutic care available to young people
  • Promote a warm, fun-filled, healthy and educational environment
  • Maintain a consistent and progressive approach allowing young people to achieve best possible outcomes
  • Develop appropriate relationships through suitable role modelling
  • Provide strategies to assist in the psychological & physical development of young people using a strong therapeutic base
  • Encourage the young person to integrate themselves into the community and society as a whole
  • Involve the young person in the preparation for their future incorporating a strong feeling of empowerment
  • Pro-active multi agency work practice
  • Accept adversity as an opportunity for learning, growing and developing


Respect & Dignity
Choice & Rights
Individuality & Identity
Self esteem