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Gateway Team (Enniskillen) - Western Trust

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Address
Children's Social Services, Ward 10, Level 1, South West Acute Hospital , 124 Irvinestown Road, Enniskillen , Co Fermanagh, BT74 6DN
Contact Person
Duty Team
Telephone Number
028 6634 4103
Email Address
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Web Address
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Additional Information

The Gateway Service is a social work service for children and families. It is the first point of contact for people who are concerned about a child or young person. It provides an immediate response to safeguard children in need of protection. Gateway social workers visit children, young people and their families in their own homes to assess their needs. Social workers liaise with other professionals involved with the family to ensure their views are included in the assessment. If you contact the Gateway Team by phone, the Duty Worker will firstly seek some general information about you, the child or family and the nature of your concern. On the basis of thisinformation they will be able to judge whether or not the enquiry should be progressed to referral. If the child is at risk of immediate harm we will respond immediately or if appropriate within 24 hours. All other initial assessments will be carried out within 7 days following the completion of the preliminary assessment. The Gateway Service ensures that those children identified as requiring ongoing social work support receive this service. The Gateway Team can be contacted for help in the Derry, Limavady, Strabane, Omagh and Enniskillen areas by calling the following centralised number: 028 7131 4090 The Gateway team have three bases: Derry Office - Whitehill, 106 Irish Street, Derry - Londonderry BT47 2ND Tel 028 7131 4090 Omagh Office -Tyrone & Fermanagh Hospital, Omagh, Co Tyrone BT79 0NS Tel 028 8283 5156 Enniskillen - Gateway Team - Children's Social Services, Ward 10, Level 1, South west Acute Hospital, 124 Irvinestown Road, Enniskillen, BT74 6DN Tel 028 6634 4103 The Out of Hours Emergency Number is028 9054 9999
Available to Age Groups
0-18
Category of Services
  • Child Protection
Areas covered
  • Fermanagh



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