Orchard/Mosaic Project

What we do

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Therapeutic Support Services

The Therapeutic support service aims to reduce the impact of abusive experiences on children and families through assessments and therapetuic work, individual and group work sessions.  In addition the service provides therapeutic interventions to bereaved children and their families, individual counselling and group work.

Child Bereavement Support Worker

A specialist bereavement service for families, following the sudden death of a child.

Anticipatory grief counselling with individuals, families and groups.  Individual counselling and focused therapeutic group work.  Work can be undertaken in service user's homes.

Pyramid Clubs

Pyramid aims to increase the emotional health and self esteem of withdrawn, under performing children in primary schools.  This is ahieved through volunteer run therapeutic activity groups which run for one and a half hours, once a week, for ten weeks.

Massage In Schools Programme

Orchard Mosaic's MISP trainer trains teaching staff to enable them to deliver MISP to their pupils.  Research shows that the programme reduces incidens of bullying, improves peer realtionships and leads to a more setteld classroom atmosphere.

Cystic Fibrosis Family Support Servies

Delivered in partnership with the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, this service offers family support - practical and emotional, where a child or adult has been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis.

Circles of Support and Accountability Northumbria

To reduce substantially the risk of future sexual abuse by assisting those who are committed to not reoffending in safely integrating back into the community and leading responsible, productive and accountable lives.


B'Venture is a service for children and families where a parent is an offender.  We offer a weekend break with activities that will interest, excite and stimulate.

SCARPA (Safeguarding Children at Risk Prevention and Action)

SCARPA is a partnership between the Children's Society and Barnardo's North East.  We offer services to highly vulnerable children and young people who go missing from home and to those young people who are risk of being sexually exploited.


We offer a variety of training courses for professional, student and lay audiences.  Please contact us to find out more.


This project offers a consultancy  service to other professionals working with child sexual abuse and bereavement.

Interagency work

Sexual Behaviour Unit - Partnership between the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Founation Trust, Adult Forensic Psychiatry Department, the Northumbria Probation Trust and Barnardos Orchard Mosaic Service.

Service Level Agreement(s) with North of Tyne Primary Care Trust.

CoSA - Police and Probation Partnership

Working closely with all regional Children Services Departments

For more information and to talk to someone about our services please contact us