Oakwood House

Oakwood House is a 3 bedded children’s home that can cater for children with emotional behavioural difficulties.

Oakwood House

Oakwood House is only a 15-minute walk from the heart of Sunderland City Centre. The immediate area around Oakwood House embraces numerous leisure centres and educational facilities, all within easy access by public transport.


This 3 bedroom children's home caters for children with emotional behavioural difficulties. Special attention has been paid to ensure the bedrooms have been decorated to enhance a family atmosphere/environment, allowing children and young people to relax in the privacy of their rooms. Children and young people are encouraged to personalise their own rooms.


The immediate area around Oakwood House is residential and has an urban atmosphere with easy access to leisure centres and educational facilities. Sunderland City Centre is a stone throw away whilst still affording easy access to a number of parks and open spaces.


The kitchen is large and houses a dining table and separate breakfast bar to offer options for meals times and is laid out to accommodate young people preparing their own meals if they choose to.

Within a 1-mile radius of Oakwood House

What our Young people say:

What professionals say

Thanks to the staff at Oakwood for everything you have done for [name] in very difficult circumstances – you have been so supportive and always gone the extra mile for him

Karen Hudson Manager at Forever Care’s Oakwood House accepted a referral for a very confused YP who was refusing all contact with their family, in crisis and displaying very challenging and risky behaviours.

The manager is very good. She manages risks well. She will say if [Name] is not getting the right level of support and she works with us. This is the most stable placement [Name] has been in