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Portage Service

Salford Portage Service is a home visiting educational and support service.

It is available for families who reside in Salford and have a child with developmental delay aged from birth and up until they take up their three and four year old funding offer, usually the term after their third birthday.

The portage service aims to:

  • Provide support, advice and guidance
  • Supports parents┬áto acquire the skills necessary to promote their child's development
  • Celebrate the child's achievements
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents and other professionals
  • Signpost families to relevant services and support groups
  • Support the inclusion of children with additional needs into early years provision and school
  • Provide┬átraining and support to other early years practitioners

Who to contact

Contact Name
Starting Life Well
Telephone
Email
SLW@salford.gov.uk
Parent Organisation
Salford Starting Life Well Information Service

Where to go

Name
Salford Civic Centre
Address
Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Swinton
Manchester
Postcode
M27 5AW

Availability

Referral required
Yes