Parent Support and Advice
Parent Support Advisor - Mrs Helen Burrows
Dear Parents/ Carers and families
As your school Parent Support Advisor my role is to support our families, find information for you and generally be a listening ear. Due to our difficult situation, isolation and home schooling etc at the moment I will be regularly adding links onto this page. These will be for guidance and support and also some fun pages for the children to keep you all sane! Please see below this week's list so far. If you would like to contact me please email firstname.lastname@example.org
PIAS (Plymouth Information and support for SEND) contact: 01752/258933
CAMHS( Child and adolescant mental health services) contact: 0175/2434543
PDAS(Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service) contact: 0800 458 2558 or for the refuge: 01752/562286
Gateway/ Children's services Plymouth/plymouthonlinedirectory.com ( help and advice relating to a child up to the age of 18yrs or 25yrs for SEND.
www.careforthefamily.org.uk advice on parenting
youngminds.org.uk advice on children's mental health, emotional well being or behaviour.
www.freeprintablebehaviourcharts.com I find this a really good site to encourage tasks for children, behaviour support, challenge tokens etc.
www.dltk-kids.com This is my favourite site for art, games, worksheets and activities.
bbcgoodfood.com Has really good budget recipes and easy baking for children.
freehomeschooldeals.com has a 30 day lego challenge which looks fun!
All the above links, websites and agency contacts are there as a general support. Please check them out thoroughly before you let your children access them.
I do hope to be regularly adding to this page but please feel free to contact me on the email above.
Please see below links for support.
[www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk]www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk ( Domestic Abuse Helpline)
A website to support parental conflict (no risk of DA) which can be shared is: https://www.relate.org.uk/relationship-help/covid-19-advice-and-information
Referrals for Happy Futures Happy Families for parental conflict are still being taken
The evidence based programmes are being offered digitally
Signatures are not required, just verbal consent with overview of participation shared with the family. Please put Covid-19 in the signature section.
Happy Families, Happy Futures offers free evidence based programmes to support parents, carers and those with a parenting role to improve communication, and build on their strengths whether together, separated, step parents, foster parents, adoptive parents.
There is an online referral process (can also be self-referrals).
These interventions are not for Domestic Abuse