For free advice on all aspects of Social Services - call 02035814647 (9:00AM - 5:30PM) / 07961296373 (24/7)

Our Fees | Welfare Visits and Safety Checks cost £35 - £50 per hour* | Viability Assessment £450 - £700* | Full Assessment £2,000 - £7,000 | Appropriate Adult Service £35 – £50 per hour* | Age Assessment £450 -£700* | ABE Interviews £100* per hour

OFS is an Independent Social Care Agency run by highly qualified social workers

Who are OFS?

We are very experienced social workers with a good track record both in the public and private sectors. We have worked in various teams to senior management level within the local authorities across UK.

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Visions & Values

We believe commissioning frontline social services to a well-run private social care agency like OFS is the most efficient, cost effective and value for money approach to promoting good outcomes for children

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Quality Standards

We are committed to best practices and quality-assured assessments. We have a dedicated quality assurance coordinator who ensures all work allocated are completed within time scale..

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We undertake a wide range of social care activities for and on behalf of Local Authorities, Families, Police, Solicitors and the Courts. We have exceptional social workers who are available 24 hours to undertake welfare checks and safety visits for and on behalf of local authorities in emergency, nights, and weekends and at bank holidays.

We also have ABE trained social workers who have led complex child abuse investigations are able to offer similar services to the police, local authorities, private and voluntary agencies.

Our team of experienced social workers are prepared to undertake any comprehensive assessments of children and families in court proceedings. We are available to provide independent assessments to the Courts in contested hearings.

Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) Interviews

Our ABE trained Social workers are available to assist the police to undertake forensic (video recorded interviews) with vulnerable, intimidated and significant witnesses, as well as anyone tasked with preparing and supporting witnesses during the criminal justice process. Did you know that the (Police) “Having responsibility for the criminal investigation does not mean that the police should always take the lead in the investigative interview”? Provided both the police officer and social worker have been adequately trained to interview child ...
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Some of Our Key Services & Assesments

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Family Assessment

OFS is available to undertake independent welfare visits and safety checks for and on behalf of Local Authorities and police. We are available to undertake any piece of assessment anytime(24/7)...

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Semi Independent Accommodation

In accordance with the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000, OFS has developed and implement robust support systems that direct a young person’s pathway....

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Special Guardianship

OFS is committed to ensuring that potential family and friends foster carers (Kinship) are provided with information about the assessment process...

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Transport, Contact & Escorts

OFS provide children with safe and beneficial contact with parents, siblings and other family members in accordance with court order...

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