Might you need help? As Christmas approaches it can sometimes cause stresses and strains for families. Never be afraid to ask for help, prevent a problem from getting worse.
Finance, debt? Christmas is often a time of year where these issues arise. The advice is always to tackle them as soon as possible, the longer you leave them the worse they get. https://www.nationaldebtline.org/
Citizens Advice can help Please call 0300 330 1193 (calls are charged at a local rate)
No appointment is required in most cases; just visit our office during our opening hours to speak to an adviser.
North Warwickshire Citizens Advice runs an outreach service on the third Tuesday of every month for help with most issues, including, benefits, debt, money, employment, housing, legal. Please contact us on 01827 712852 for an appointment. This is based on Coleshill Town Hall
24-hour National Domestic Violence
0808 2000 247 In immediate danger call 999.
This family support duty line is for parents with any parenting issues (0-19 years 25 with additional needs. )You are able to speak with a family support worker Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm (excluding bank holidays) The number is 01926 412412
Relationship advice? Tamworth Relate
Marmion House, Lichfield Street Tamworth
Staffordshire B79 7BZ
0121 643 1638
Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) 02476 67 1090. IAPT services are for people with mild, moderate and moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression living in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.Referral criteria: Registered with GP in Coventry/Warwickshire or Solihull.
Parents can confidentially text Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing Service on a dedicated parent/carer text number with any concerns about their child’s health and well being. The text number is 07520 619376 .
Early Help: Don’t forget if you come into school during term time we can organise an early help assessment which brings together professionals to support families with all types of issues including all those listed above. Speak to Mrs Hanson or your class teacher. It is a confidential support network for our families.
Warwickshire Safe Havens– mental health support
Are you feeling distressed, frightened, overwhelmed, or that things are too much for you?
Don’t know where to turn to get mental health support?
Are your usual sources of support closed?
The Warwickshire Safe Havens offer out-of-hours mental health support to anyone aged 16+ in the Warwickshire area. Newtown Centre, Newtown Rd, Nuneaton CV11 4HG
Open 6pm-11pm, Thursday to Sunday.
Call: 07887 627524 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call us on 0800 616 171 – a free 24/7 confidential helpline providing emotional support to residents of Coventry & Warwickshire.
Samaritans open 365 days 24 hours call 116 123 for free
CAB along with other professionals such a health visitors, GP and Job Centre can help families in need get food vouchers to access foodbanks.
Want to make your food go further look at this website
Family Information Service
Phone 01926 742274 This service offers lots of great support for families including most of the issues listed on this page. We have had many families in school receiving invaluable help from FIS
Useful helplines open over Christmas
NSPCC - 0808 800 5000
Childline - 0800 1111
Samaritans - 116 123
Shout – Text 85258
SANEline - 0300 304 7000
Campaign Against Living Miserably – 0800 58 58 58
Drinkline - 0300 123 1110
Talk to Frank - 0300 123 6600
National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247
Cruse Bereavement Care - 0808 808 1677
The Silver Line - 0800 4 70 80 90
If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the many web links below useful.