Parent & Carer Support
Welfare and Support Officer at St Mary's C of E (VA) Primary School
If you would like to contact our Welfare and Support Officer please email Jo Crocker on email@example.com confidentially.
Family Lives provides help and support on all aspects of parenting and family life, offering advice for families before they reach crisis point.
Parentline: 0808 800 2222
Specifically for families with a child aged 8 or below, Home-Start supports families through their toughest times. Trained volunteers work alongside families to overcome the challenges, build on their strengths and offer support.
phone: 01245 847 410
Essex Family Support Service:
This service provides support to families with children aged 8 – 19 who are not receiving support from specialist and statutory services
phone: 01206 505 250
Parenting Alone- Volunteer Befrienders:
Support and advice specifically for single parents. Parenting alone can be full of pressures and challenges. If you’re feeling lonely, lacking in confidence, not getting out enough, swamped by responsibilities or desperate for 'adult conversation' a volunteer Befriender may help.
Parenting Together Support Programme:
This programme offers parents support to address conflict within their relationships, as well as strengthening their parenting skills.
This online guide shares practical advice and tips for positive parenting techniques that work well for children – from babies to teenagers. These techniques encourage better behaviour and help parents find out what works for them and their child.
Free Online Course - Advanced Parenting Skills