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Help for those using harmful behaviours


Children and Young People using harmful behaviours
Talk, Listen, Change (TLC) is a leading relationships charity offering a range of support to individuals, couples, families and communities.
In Tameside TLC runs two Children & Young People’s Services:
 
  • Encouraging Healthy Relationships and
  • Respect Young People’s Programme,
 
The Encouraging Healthy Relationships programme is to support young people who are displaying harmful behaviours towards their siblings, partners or people they are dating. Support is offered via weekly structured sessions, for an average of 3 months.

Eligibility criteria for the Encouraging Healthy Relationships Programme:
 
  • Must be displaying unhealthy behaviours towards their siblings, partners or people they are dating.
  • Must be aged 13-19 years old (Referrals for someone aged 10-12 and 20-21 may be considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Must be a resident in Tameside unless a Tameside Cared for Child in an out-of-borough placement.
 
The Respect Young Peoples Programme is to support young people who are displaying unhealthy behaviours in relationships with their parents and/or carers. Support is offered via weekly structured sessions with the child and their family.
 
Eligibility criteria for the Respect Young Peoples Programme:
 
  • Must be displaying unhealthy behaviours in their relationships towards parent/carer and parent/carer must be agree to engaging in the programme themselves
  • Must be aged 13-19 years old (Referrals for someone aged 10-12 and 20-21 may be considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Must be a resident in Tameside unless a Tameside Cared for Child in an out-of-borough placement.
 
 
Any Child or Young Person that has accessed either of the programmes can also access TLC’s counselling service for additional support, if needed after or during their main programme. Partners and siblings aged 5 – 19 years old can also access support. Counselling sessions will consist of 8 – 10 client-led holistic sessions by a qualified TLC Counsellor.

Referrals for the programme can be directly to the Service:
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You can contact the service via email on CYPservices@talklistenchange.org.uk and telephone number 0161 872 1100.

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