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Useful Information for Parents / Carers

Where to find help when school is closed...

Samaritans – 0116 123 007 (free confidential 24hr helpline)

SHOUT – free text service 85258

Childline – 08001111 (free helpline for children and young people in danger)

Parent Chat Health – 07520 615387/07520 615382 (Mon-Fri, confidential text messaging service for advice from public health nurses)

Young Person Chat Health – 07520 615387 (Mon-Fri confidential text service for 11-19 year olds)

Young Minds – 0808 8025544 or (Mon-Fri 9.30-4pm)

Kooth – Visit to register. Age 11-25

Papyrus (hopeline UK) – 0800 0684141 or text 078600 39967 (9am- midnight)

Support for Parents/Carers

A free online course developed by psychologists to help parents to support anxious thoughts around the return to school. - FREE Online courses for residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. These courses are designed to help you understand your child’s feelings, as well as focus on your own feelings as you go through life as a family. You will also learn to understand the changes in your child’s development and how to make the most out of each relationship. - The Anna Freud charity works in the area of mental health and has advice for parents and carers.

Support for Households

Leicester City Council Holiday Activities and Food Programme

Children and young people who receive benefit related free school meals will be able to access free activities and food provision over the easter, summer and winter holidays. Please click the link below to find out more on the Leicester City Council website:

Leicester City Council Houshold Support Fund

This is a national scheme to give financial support to households. For more information please follow this link:

Severn Trent Priority Services Register and Big Difference Scheme

Please find below links to the Severn Trent support schemes available:

Useful Links for Parents and Carers:

Our Door is Always Open - Poster from Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Board

Digital Safety during COVID-19 - Government Guidance

E-Safety Advice

CAMHS Resources for support with Mental Health and Well-being

Other Support Links

Uniform Direct - Uniform Suppliers

Free School Meals – Details of how to claim free school meals.

Leicester City Council – Education and Learning Department. Useful information on City schools, free school dinners, child care and libraries.

Got A Teenager – Advice and guidance to support parents with their teenagers.


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