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The Sharing Caring Project (SCP) Keep In Touch Service (K.I.T.S)

SCP has been providing support for families of persons with a learning disability for over 20 years. Although reduced in capacity in 2017, the passion to support families remains with the launch of K.I.T.S.

K.I.T.S. works with the Sheffield Carers Centre and focuses on supporting families aged 55 years plus who are caring for a person with a learning disability at home or regularly support a relative living elsewhere.

The aim of K.I.T.S. is to provide a keep in touch service for families and help them to develop plans for the future and emergency long term plans. Regular, useful, information sessions are held for families around various topics and, if needed, face-to-face appointments at Sheffield Mencap are available to discuss issues or concerns in more detail. Capacity for home visits is very limited but appointments can be arranged where necessary.

The service is provided by Kirsty Worstenholm and Cathy Oliver who are both highly experienced in working with families and carers.

For more information, advice, support or just an ear to listen, you can contact Kirsty or Cathy Monday to Thursday by calling 0114 275 8879 or call Kirsty directly on 07928 384 020

Alternatively, you can e-mail them at:

Future Planning & Emergencies

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