Being a parent is one of the most important jobs there is. It is also one of the hardest. Here at Sandbach High School we will do our best to support both your child and the family when things get tricky.  But, we are aware that there are times when help is needed outside of our skills set. We have put together this comprehensive list of services which may be useful if such a situation arises.

 

Young Minds – Supporting your child with wellbeing concerns such as anxiety or self-harm.

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents

 

VISYON – A Charity that offers support for the emotional health of young people and their families.

http://www.visyon.org.uk/

 

Cheshire Young Carers – support young people who help care for a parent or sibling with an illness or disability.

http://www.cheshireyoungcarers.org/

 

Cheshire East Family Support – Provide Early Help to Cheshire East families, to offer advice, support and more specialist services when things begin to be difficult – and not wait until little problems grow into a crisis.

http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/children_and_families/checs.aspx

 

Cheshire Without Abuse – provide temporary accommodation, advice and practical help to women and children escaping domestic abuse.

http://www.cheshirewithoutabuse.org.uk/

 

Barnardo’s – Free parenting support.

http://www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/our_projects/parenting_supporting.htm?gclid=CInwke-JutACFda4Gwodc-AITA

 

Cheshire East Information, Advice and Support (previously Parent Partnership) – A free, confidential and independent organisation who assist parents to liaise with school and other services. Available to all parents and carers of children aged 0 to 25 who have Special Educational Needs or Disability.

CEIAS /Parent Partnership – https://ice.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/1/Cheshire-East-Inform

Think you know – Information on keeping your child safe online and a secure method of reporting online bullying, Child Exploitation or concerns.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

 

CE-OP – Advice or help regarding child sexual exploitation and methods to report concerns.

https://www.ceop.police.uk/

 

ADFAM – Support for families affected by alcohol and drugs.

http://www.adfam.org.uk/

 

Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity – provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness

http://rainbowtrust.org.uk/

 

Cheshire East Autism Team (CEAT) – Support families with specialist support strategies for young people with autism.

CEAT – https://ice.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/1086/CEAT-Cheshire-East

 

Cheshire East Educational Psychology Service – For parents and carers with questions or concerns about the well-being, behavior, learning or development of your child, giving you an opportunity to discuss with Educational Psychologist.

https://ice.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/1087/Cheshire-East-Educat

 

Edge Inclusion Partners – Edge inclusion Partners are a Community Interest Company which provides a free and impartial Independent Support service in four North West Local Authorities for children, young people and their families.

http://ceias.cheshireeast.gov.uk/how-can-an-ips-help.aspx