Notification: Coronavirus/COVID-19

We are proud that we have continued to provide home environments to young people who require a 52 week placement in these unprecedented times.

Read our approach here

We want to reassure parents, carers and professionals with young people placed within one of our children’s homes that as a Group we are closely following government guidance concerning the current Coronavirus situation.  We are also regularly monitoring any updates concerning the guidance.  You can view the current government guidance by clicking the button below.

Government Guidance 

Play Video

Our Journey – The Richardson Family

In this short film Mr and Mrs Richardson tell us of their journey as a family, which although has included many significant challenges, is ultimately one of success based on never giving up. They share their thoughts on both The Birches Chilldren’s Home and Pontville School – telling how both helped their son to achieve the future he wanted.

Purple Square
Our passionate, experienced and skilled care and therapy staff teams support each young person to develop their social and independence skills, which enables them to consistently achieve and develop.
Teal Triangle
Young people have their own en-suite rooms and all homes are furnished and equipped to the highest of standards.
Yellow Hexagon
Young people living in the homes are provided with opportunities to access a wide range of leisure and social activities in either a supported, semi-independent or independent manner.

Our Homes

We offer a complete package of 52 week residential care, in conjunction with our sector leading schools, which allows children to realise both their academic and personal potential.

See all our homes in the MidlandsNorth EastNorth WestSouth East and Yorkshire

Learn more

Our full 52 week offer

Our Approach

Each young person is closely supported throughout their school day and home life. There are strong links between the children’s home and respective Witherslack Group school to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved for each young person and that all of their social, educational and therapeutic needs are met.