We feel that a key element of supporting a young person is to work as part of a supportive community. As part of our support networks, we work closely with a number of agencies and charities who can support in many different roles and can offer differing services.
We are pleased to announce the start of our new Home School Link Worker Tiffany Morris. Mrs Morris will be looking after all matters between home & school, i.e attendance, parent/carer meetings. If you wish to discuss any Home-School issues please feel free to contact Mrs Morris at:
firstname.lastname@example.org OR call directly on 01489794426 or 07733 726864
Coffee & Catch Up
Mrs Morris will be holding some informal drop-ins with no set agenda, just an opportunity for parents/carers to link up with her and catch up. The dates of the upcoming drop-ins are below.
Thursday 29th November – Rowner (Costa) – 10:30 – 12:30
Tuesday 4th December – Rowner (Costa) – 10:30 – 12:30
Wednesday 5th December – Larchwood (Asda) – 10:30 – 12:30
Marvellous Meltdowns, St Vincent College, Campus, Mill Lane, Gosport, PO12 4QA.
Unlimited coffee, siblings welcome. £2.
These organisations may be able to offer further support and guidance on all matters concerning students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
Provides help and support for anyone caring for children.
0808 800 2222 (24-hour helpline)
Provides online assistance for dealing with troubled teenagers and help with rebuilding families.
A social networking site, run by Parentline Plus, giving help and advice to the parents of teenagers.
Relate for parents and families
Useful information and advice for parents, or anyone in a family to help with the most important relationships – the ones you have with your family.
Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)
Provides advice and information to parents and cares on a wide range of school-based issues.
0808 800 5793 (Mon – Fri 10am to 5pm)
Children’s Legal Centre
The child law advice line ensures children, parents, carers and professionals have access to free legal advice from qualified solicitors and to services which they are entitled.
A locally based social networking site connecting parents with each other with help from experts on specific issues through private online messages or conversations.
An online community where you can share ideas, find out information and talk about the issues of being a dad.
A website for grandparents. Provides help and advice on a rand of issues, on-line advisers and a community where grandparents can share ideas.
An interactive service where couples can fine how to manage their relationship more positively
Provides support services, training and learning opportunities and campaigning voice for single parents.
0808 802 0925 (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm)
Young Minds Parents’ Helpline
Free confidential support for anyone worried about emotional problems or behaviour of a child or young person.
0808 802 5544 (Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm)
A range of parenting videos for parents and carers of children 5-19 years
Help and advice for victims of bullying and parents
Information to support parents prepare their children for adult life.
O2 & NSPCC
Collaboration to support parents and families understand the internet as children do.
Common Sense Media
Provider of apps, games and websites to help boost learning and offer fun ways to engage with children with special needs or learning differences.
A parents A-Z guide of apps and social media sites used by children and teens.
An app that allows parents to deter, detect and prevent them from participating in risky behaviour online. It sends a copy of every photo/video taken on the phone.
Aurora New Dawn
Registered charity giving safety, support, advocacy and empowerment to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Large national children’s charity.
CIS’ters is run by survivors supporting victims of rape and/or sexual abuse for 20 years. Providing emotional support similar to all specialist services but specifically for females over 18 who suffered abuse/exploitation during their childhood/teenage years.
Portsmouth city-based service that works with people who have been sexually violated at any time in their lives no matter how long ago. PARCS provides free specialist counselling and psychotherapy to women and men aged 5+.
A group of services in Southampton working to end domestic violence and abuse.
Southern domestic abuse service
FGM/C community development worker of BME origin providing support to survivors of FGM/C.
National charity working with male rape and abuse survivors.
The Survivors Trust
The survivors’ trust is a national umbrella agency for over 135 specialist rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse support organisations throughout the UK and Ireland.
No Limits Help
13 High Street, Southampton, SO14 2DF
Free and confidential information, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for children and young people in Southampton and Hampshire.
Hampshire Youth Access (HYA)
New service increasing access to support for emotional well-being and mental health issues or children and young people across Hampshire, including face to face counselling for 11-17-year-olds.
Information about young people’s mental health and well-being, including an online contact form.
Free online support and counselling for young people. (Mon-Fri:12pm-10pm; Sat-Sun: 6pm-10pm)
Lots of free resources about emotional literacy, social skills and behaviour management.
Sensory Support & Guidance
The National Austistic Society
Sleep Healthcare and Guidance