Specialist care for children & young people who sexually harm


We provide residential care for young people who display harmful sexual behaviour who pose a relatively high risk. Rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted.


At Kites Children's Services we help young people achieve goals such as happiness, creativity and intimacy in meaningful and socially acceptable ways.


Kites Children's Services provide a wide range of assessment of sexually harmful behaviour in children and young adults at our base in Westcliff Essex

We're rated 'Good' by Ofsted

good-ofstedOur residential homes are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and our education provision is rated 'Good'.

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Helping young people become caring young adults

  • Treating each young person as an individual – and viewing their behaviour in the context of their life experience
  • Creating a non-condemning environment – in which openness and honesty are valued
  • Introducing young people to activities, hobbies and social situations – while respecting the personal space and surroundings of others
  • Maintaining clear boundaries, communication and expectations – providing the stability young people need to develop trust
  • Involving young people in plans, ideas and decision-making that affect the house – allowing them to develop independence and leadership

About Kites Children's Services

We are a specialist therapeutic provider of services to children and young people who sexually harm. Established in 1995 our services span the full range of care options for children and young people , ensuring that whatever the need we have a resource to meet it.

Our two residential homes and independent school ensure safe and containing care for young males who have sexually harmed, whilst out sister agency Mosaic Foster Care specialises in providing solo therapeutic placements, with particular expertise in working with children and young people who display sexually problematic behaviour.

Find out more

To learn more about residential care for children who sexually harm, contact us today or call now on 01702 214524