Venue details

Address (not for correspondence):
15 Linton Road, Barking, London, IG11 8HE

Opening hours

Days & Times: Monday to Sunday 9am to 6pm

Centre charges

Details available on request

Services available here

Supported contact

Supervised contact


Supervised contact assessment


Escorted contact

Accepts self referrals

Enhanced Accredited

Virtual Contact (Supported)

Virtual Contact (Supervised)

To make a referral,

Telephone: 0203 633 4124




Telephone: 0203 633 4124


This centre is accredited to provide supervised contact

Accreditation is a way of checking that your contact centre is safe and meets our standards.

How is a centre checked?

An assessorSomeone working on our behalf who has experience and an interest in child contact services and must assess if a service meets our standards. looks round the centre’s rooms, toys, equipment, and any outside play areas to make sure that they are safe and good for you to use. They talk with the people at the centre to make sure that they are trained and helped to do their job as well as possible. They then check the informationThe assessor checks through the centre’s accreditation portfolio which includes policies, procedures, risk assessments, reports (if the service offers supervised contact) and information for families. on what happens at the centre and how it keeps you safe. If your family time happens in the community The service might use local community venues to deliver their service or in some cases, residential properties including family members’ homes, where this is safe and appropriate., then the assessor will check that this is going to be safe for you.

When the assessor is happy that a centre meets our standards then they are awarded their accreditation and you can find them on this website. Accreditation happens every three years with extra checks if needed.

Accreditation Summary

Date: 13/06/2023


Flourish Family Centre is a new service based in Barking, East London in the ‘Make It’ community building. The centre is easy to find with excellent transport links including buses, underground and by car. Although on the 4th floor, service users can take the stairs or the lifts, ensuring accessibility for all.

The space used for contact is clean, bright and cosy. Families have access to toys, games and activities for different ages of children to make use of whilst they spend time together.

The centre has an easy-to-navigate website and has created brochures for children and parents in relation to their services which answer a lot of questions that they are likely have prior to accessing services. In addition, the staff are very experienced, easily contactable and helpful with any queries.

Flourish Family Centre were organised and engaging throughout the accreditation process, remedying any gaps along the way. They have implemented documents of a high standard that are easy to read and use. The centre meets the standards for enhanced (supervised) contact accreditation.

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