My IV helped to give me a different outlook on when I was feeling nervous about my school performance. This year I enjoyed the experience instead of feeling worried about being anxious about it.

- Young person , female

Ameila’s story

Ameila want to share her journey with her Independent Visitor. She is extremely passionate about promoting IV services, as she has experienced first-hand how effective the service is for children and young people.

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Our Relationship

This poem was created as part of the young people’s conference, in June 2018 by a child and their IV.

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Ian’s story

I became an Independent Visitor two years ago with the hope of using my spare time to bring a little fun and stability to a young person’s life. Having had interactions with...

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Siobhan’s story

I had been looking into doing some voluntary work with children for a while but a lot of voluntary jobs required a weekly commitment and...

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Tony’s story

Hear what this Independent Visitor says about their experience as an Independent Visitor.

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Andy’s story

Check out this video about Andy's experience of being an Independent Visitor with Wiltshire Council.

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