Access to Family Advice Guidance & Services including Financial Pressure

Family Information Service (FIS) Helpline 012926742274 is available for parents/professionals that can signpost us regarding services – they support on family relationships, finances, housing, parent support, SEN needs and disabilities, childcare, and health & wellbeing.

Call FIS helpline to access a FIS Broker where there is a barrier to accessing services ie mental health, disability or isolation

Access to Parenting Support
We have free online Parenting courses to support parents prebirth to Teenager including a online course aimed at teenager themselves Understanding your brain.

Understanding your pregnancy, baby, child, teenager, and child with additional needs

Parenting Programmes – Parent Management, Positive Parenting, Nurture 12

The Targeted Youth Support Team will be running a variety of Summer Projects across the county. Projects will be running throughout the school summer holidays in North Warwickshire, Nuneaton & Bedworth, Rugby, Stratford and Warwick. Each of the 5 areas will be holding a Team Building and Bushcraft Day

Team Building – Working together to complete a range of different tasks and challenges. There will also be an opportunity to have a go at archery (limited to 10 places per day)

Bush Craft – Lots of different outdoor activities including orienteering, fire building and cooking (limited to 10 places per day)

Area Date Activity Location Time Age Group
Warwick 28th July Team Building Lillington Primary School 10.30-3.30 11-13yrs
Warwick 29th July Bushcraft Ryton Pools 10.30-3.30 14-17yrs
Nuneaton & Bedworth 4th August Team Building St Michael’s Children & Family Centre 10.30-3.30 11-13yrs
Nuneaton & Bedworth 5th August Bushcraft Hartshill Hayes Country Park 10.30-3.30 14-17yrs
North Warwickshire 11th August Team Building St Michael’s Children & Family Centre 10.30-3.30 11-13yrs
North Warwickshire 12th August Bushcraft Kingsbury Water Park 10.30-3.30 14-17yrs
Stratford 18th August Team Building St Peter’s Church, Wellesbourne 10.30-3.30 11-13yrs
Stratford 19th August Bushcraft Lifeways Centre 10.30-3.30 14-17yrs
Rugby 25th August Team Building Claremont Park 11.00-3.00 11-13yrs
Rugby 26th August Bushcraft Ryton Pools 10.30-3.30 14-17yrs

Emotional wellbeing 

Primary age and aboveChildline can call 08001111 live chat to a counsellor, send an email or watch talking to Childline on YouTube or there is ask Sam and have resources on a wealth of topics 

Age 11-25 Emotional Wellbeing  Emotional wellbeing support available to all Warwickshire postcode KOOTH online self-accessible emotional wellbeing resource for Young People within Warwickshire, it is moderated and has accesses to practitioners, post chats and has emotional wellbeing resources such as mood diaries etc.

Anxiety Toolbox for Teens resources

 Dimensions Toolkit– helps assess a comprehensive emotional wellbeing/mental health assessment identifying deficits in young people’s emotional wellbeing, making recommendations, signposting and suggests appropriate referrals into RISE (when speak to SENCO/GP means refer in and you can include the conclusion as part of the referral)

Young people, Parents

Mental health – Young Minds Parent helpline 

Tel 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.

They have information for Young people, Parents and Professionals on
-Feelings (responses)
-All of the mental health conditions
-Coping with Life as well as more but it is a good resource

Access to Mental Health Crisis – Young People  

Young Minds Parent Line 08088025544

Young Mind Young Person Crisis lines 

Young Minds Textline It also has a parent’s line

SHOUT 85258 24/7 crisis text support

Feeling suicidal support Papyrus

Hopeline UK 08000684141 text 07786209697

Hub of Hope –

Has list of all Mental Health conditions and things affecting Mental Health services accessible in your area and site will direct you to the local offer

Connect to health -School nurse parent line Chat Health Parent Warwickshire – If you are the parent of carer of a school aged child, you can text a school nurse on 07520 619 376 Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm