Support for Parents and Carers
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.
Child Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Support
Police District Safeguarding Unit: to talk in confidence to officers who can provide support and practical assistance in cases of domestic abuse. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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.