Ambulatory assistance

Ambulatory assistance means flexible individualised professional support in the living environment of a child, a youth and their families. This type of assistance characterised by outreach work is used in addition to family assistance and existing assistance. Professionals act conscientiously in a young person’s environment. Resources and skills of a person receiving assistance are used to ensure and strengthen the self-help potentials of children, youths and their families.

WIR Kinder- und Jugendhilfe gGmbH is experienced in the design and implementation of preventive ward concepts as well as in networked cooperation with existing structures in social environments.

Flexible ambulatory assistance are locally based services integrating social environments and situations into professional work . Such offers of assistance are in line with the measures in the field of family support services, general social work, intensive individualised services and assistance to mothers and fathers as defined in Social Code Book VIII. Legal basis: Section 19, Section 27 et. seq., Section 30 and Section 31 and, in particular, Section 35 and Section 41, Social Code, Book VIII.

Ambulatory assistance in detail:

  • Flexible individualised assistance
  • social education
  • family support service
  • Outreach work in milieu
  • Out-of-home assisted living / gaining independence
  • Intensive individualised assistance
  • Assistance to minor refugees
  • resource analysis
  • Educational counselling (also digital)
  • Developmental psychology counselling
  • Parental training
  • Support of existing ambulatory measures
  • Outreach diagnostic work and therapy
  • Supervised contacts
  • Special regional offers of assistance
  • Assistance to children, youths and their families in crises
  • Child protection and work in high-risk areas