Statement of Purpose – It is our purpose to offer a place of care, comfort and safety for children for as long as needed to assist them back into a loving and caring family for life.

Working Therapeutically

We pride ourselves in providing a positive environment

Music Therapy

Our therapist is a qualified music psychotherapist who enables the children and young people to express themselves and regulate behaviour through the medium of sound and use of instruments.

Play Therapy

Through attachment-based play the younger children the can be helped to understand their world. Our play therapist is qualified and experienced in working with younger children who present with early attachment issues.

Art Therapy

Is a particularly good medium when working with the teenage age group. Feelings and thoughts which can be difficult to verbalise are expressed and analysed through drawing, painting and making symbolic art work. Our therapists are qualified art psychotherapists with many years’ experience of working with children and young people.

Art Work

We provide weekly art sessions with a local artist who specialises in doing creative work with a range of children and young people in the community. These sessions are run in our Homes for fun and relaxation. An activity where they can create art, for example dream-catchers, pictures using mosaic tiles, graffiti art and more.


The children also have access to an experienced Psychotherapist who is registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapy. She is able to use a range of therapeutic methods depending on the needs of the individual. This being as each person is different and therefore focus the work on the individual need. She bases her practice on the Person Centred Approach and also incorporate training in Emotion Focused Therapy.


Within Rainbow the PACE model underpins the approach of care used within the homes on a daily basis. This is something that all staff will have within their training programs, supervisions will also be used to reflect on how the model is being used.

Many of our young people will have an unsecure attachment styles, which can be
broken down into 3 categories.


High need for company and a fear of separation or rejection


Mistrust, constraint on closeness, high self-reliance and anger

Dual / Disorganised

Both anxious and avoidant