Information about family life and support
Family life can be rewarding and fulfilling, but there are times when it can be overwhelming and you need some support. In school we can support in the following ways:
Please come to the office to arrange an appointment with any of these people.
There is also further support available online or in person:
Citizens’ Advice Bureau – Leicester - 0300 330 1025
FREE helpline for information and appointments
9.00 – 4.30 Monday to Friday
New Dawn - provide help to many families through family counselling and social support. They seek to work with individuals or holistically with the whole family, taking a person centred approach to produce the best outcome.
Care for Family – website – advice about all aspects of parenting including podcasts, parenting courses, leaflets
Family Lives – website – listening, supportive and non-judgemental advice on all aspects of family life including behaviour management, Social Care involvement, learning, health and development, divorce
Dad Info - Advice for parents from a dad’s perspective.
Mind – a charity concerned with mental health. There are guides to support and services and tips for everyday living.
The Laura Centre – for when a child dies or is bereaved
UAVA – United Against Violence and Abuse – support anyone who has been a victim of domestic abuse or sexual violence
Relate – charity to help with family relationships
Gingerbread - advice and support for single parents
Happy Steps - Research and resources for those parenting within stepfamilies. www.happysteps.co.uk
Thinkuknow - Online support and advice for parents, carers and children about websites, mobiles and new technology
Health for Kids (and grown ups) - Online advice and information about keeping your child healthy and maintaining their wellbeing. www.healthforkids.co.uk