Resources and support for parents and carers
DSPL8 Resources and Support for parents and carers’
Local Services and Resources for Parent/Carers’
Other links and resources
Link to Families First Portal https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/families-first/families-first.aspx
School nursing health for Kids and Teens – Parents/carer can make a referral for their child
Health for Kids: https://www.healthforkids.co.uk/hertfordshire/
Health for Teens – free online advice https://www.healthforteens.co.uk/
Tel Single point of access 0300 7770707
School Family Workers – provide a free, confidential, impartial support and signposting service for local families.
Working with the Schools within this Partnership we are fortunate to be able to provide a wide range of activities within the local area already. These include:
• Parent Support Services – Each school has an allocated Family Support Worker who is available to work in school and with parents at home.
• Pupil Support Services – Our Partnership has Pupil Support Workers who are available to work with groups of children or with children on a one to one basis to support them with their behaviour, emotional wellbeing and how to overcome difficulties they may be facing.
• SEND Support – Our Partnership has a specialist Family Support Worker who works with families of children with SEND.
• Specialist Support – We work closely with a wide range of local and national agencies to help families access any form of support they may need.
Dacorum Family Services North East –Telephone01442 401222 Ext. 5 – https://dacorumfamilyservices.org.uk/
Gade & Kings Langley School Family Support – Telephone 07538 232069 – https://www.gadeschoolsfamilysupport.co.uk/
Family Centres (was Childrens Centres) Telephone 0300 123 7572 https://www.hertsfamilycentres.org/family-centres.aspx
Just Talk Campaign – www.justtalkherts.org
Healthy Young Minds in Herts – website containing tips for parents and young people including a “Wellbeing signposting guide for young people” and tips for parents. https://www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/
The Hyperactive Childrens Support Group (HACSG) https://www.hacsg.org.uk/
Young Minds – Information for professionals, parents and young people experiencing a mental health crisis. Parent Helpline 0808 802 5544 Email email@example.com
Mind – National mental health charity offering an excellent range of materials on all aspects of depression . Telephone 0300 123 3393 https://www.mind.org.uk
Anxiety UK – Children and young people with Anxiety guide for parents https://www.moodcafe.co.uk/media/19579/cyp_parents_1_2_web.pdf
Dragonfly – Anxiety booklet for parents, carers and young people. https://dragonflyimpact.co.uk/anxiety-booklet-pdf/
Supporting parents and young people into supported living https://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk/learning-disabilities/publications/thinking-ahead-planning-guide-families