The Lookout is Pendle and Rossendale’s support provision for young victims of domestic and sexual abuse. The team is able to work with children and young people aged 5 – 18 years old who have been subject to violence and abuse within their family or relationship, directly or indirectly from a family member, partner or former partner.
The Lookout provides a varied programme of support services to deliver a holistic approach in meeting the needs of young victims and survivors. All children and young people who are referred to The Lookout are offered access to one to one support, group sessions, peer support activities and ad-hoc support when required; individuals choose the types of support they wish to access. Children and young people who are referred to The Lookout have their own designated support worker who will compile an individual support plan tailor made to the child/ young person’s individual needs. Support workers use various therapeutic tools to support children and young people through their individual healing processes.
Support is available for children and young people at any level on the Lancashire Continuum of Need. We provide intensive support and early support services.
- Individual sessions with a support worker
- Group and peer support
- The Lookout Junior and Senior Youth Clubs
- Drawing and talking therapy
- Advocacy and court support
- Yoga Gym
- Fun activities
The Lookout uses various therapeutic tools to support children and young people through their individual healing processes. All support is age appropriate and is tailored to the individual needs of every young person.