SUPPORT FOR PARENTS
Are you worried about your child?
How can I support my child?
As part of our commitment to being a diverse community in which difference is celebrated and cherished, we are signposting parents towards organisations that offer support to LGBT+ students. Please find below a graphic that highlights organisations that offer this service.
If you have any questions about this aspect of our work, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supporting Adult Mental Health
Parents and carers can need some extra support from time to time too. The following websites may help you access support if you need it.
|We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support.|
|Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Call 116 123 for free or visit their website.
|Anna Freud have produced a series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems.|
|Thrive: Mental Wellbeing, the award winning NHS approved mental wellbeing solution for every workplace|
|Wellbeing resources from the NHS
|Five ways to manage your wellbeing as a parent during lockdown|
Specialist Parenting Support
The Parent Partnership Service providing Cambridgeshire’s SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) offers impartial and confidential information, advice and support to parents and carers who have a child or young person with special educational needs (SEN) or a disability or have concerns that their child has special educational needs.They also offer impartial and confidential information, advice and support to young people and children with special educational needs (SEN) or a disability or who have concerns they may have special educational needs.
Welcome to SENDIASS
- We offer information, advice and support about education, health and socialcare. This is private, confidential and we don’t take sides (impartial).
- We support you in the way you would like e.g. email, phone call, face to face etc.
- We won’t take any action without discussing it with you and you agreeing this is what you want, unless by law we have to e.g. Safeguarding.
- We will make sure you receive the information, advice and support you ask for.
- We will keep you up to date on anything you have asked us to do.
- We will try to make sure you are able to take part as much as you want to in the support you receive and decisions that affect you.
- We will help you discuss issues with your parents/carers and professionals, recognising you are entitled to make your own decisions, and for them to be respected, even if other people do not agree with them.
- We want you to tell us what you think of our service. We will keep this private.
Supporting people who might have experienced a hate crime
Hate Crimes are taken very seriously within the UK, Stop Hate UK can offer support and advice to people who might have experienced a hate crime and supports them on how to report it if they choose to. This is available to anyone living in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.