Support for Parents

Accessing Support through School

For parents and carers who are in need of additional support, a range of services can be accessed through the Otley, Pool and Bramhope Cluster. These include

  • TAMHS - Targeted Mental Health in Schools. This is counselling for young people.
  • Adult Counselling
  • Parenting Support
  • Intensive Family Support.

If you feel that you or your child may benefit from these services, please talk to you child's Year Manager or Mr Temple, Assistant Headteacher: Learner Support.

 

Other Sources of Support

You can also access support through the following websites or phone numbers.

Bereavement Support

Cruse: support after the loss of someone close to you. You can call 0844 477 9400 or email from the website www.cruse.org.uk.

Winston's Wish: support for parents or carers supporting a child who has lost a parent or sibling. www.winstonswish.org.uk .

Child Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Support

Mindmate: If you’re a young person, MindMate can help you understand the way you’re feeling and find the right advice and support. If you’re a parent, carer or professional, MindMate can help you support a young person you know.

Domestic Violence

Police District Safeguarding Unit: to talk in confidence to officers who can provide support and practical assistance in cases of domestic abuse. Contact leeds.safeguarding@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or call 0113 385 9590.

Leeds Women's Aid: provides drop-in support, shared refuge accommodation and more. Visit www.leedswomensaid.co.uk

Emergency Accommodation and support: out of office hours ring Leeds City Council Emergency out of hours helpline 0113 240 9536.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: call 0808 2000 247 (please note there is a charge for calls to this numbers from mobile phones).

Young people at risk of sexual exploitation

Isis: outreach support for young women at risk of sexual exploitation. Provide information on sexual health, housing, benefits, education, employment and all aspects of safety. Call 0113 243 0036.

Blast: information and support for young men and boys abused through prostitution or at risk. Call 0113 244 4209.

For children and young people

The Hideout: help and support for children and young people who are living with domestic violence. Visit www.thehideout.org.uk.

Childline: call 0800 1111.

The Family Hub Leeds: directory of organisations and services in Leeds for parents, carers, children and young people. Visit www.familyinformationleeds.co.uk .

For UK children at risk of Female Genital Mutilation: NSPCC 24 hour helpline for help or support call 0800 028 3550. To report anonymously, email fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk.

For Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Abuse

Forward Leeds: a free service offering information, advice, signposting, treatment and support to young people and adults across Leeds. Call 0113 887 2477.