At Seymour Park Community Primary School we believe that for our children to thrive, the whole family must be included in school life and supported.
Parent Support includes:
- home visits
- weekly catch-ups
- emotional support
- help to access outside services (SEND / domestic violence / HomeStart and more)
- help to access parent support groups
- help to access courses, training and volunteering
- help to access support with benefits advice / housing
- support through family changes / bereavement
- support with parenting / behaviour management
- confidence building - to make plans, set targets, attend appointments, access new courses
- help to access food bank support
- and much more.
If you are struggling in any way and feel you would benefit from some support, please let us know by calling school or by calling Donna Green on 07444 181980.
Here are details of some of the support we offer:
Mental Health and Well-being
Parent workshops offering online sessions if you have concerns about your child’s mental health and well-being. Drop in weekly sessions about behavioural difficulties, anxiety and online safety.
https://calmconnections.org/ or call - Emma 07919 848558 or email email@example.com
Offers mentor schemes and emotional/ practical support for parents and carers to improve and maintain well-being.
An online counselling service for 11-18 year olds struggling with mental health. Also, emotional well being resources available online.
Referral through school, email Jacqui Hanrahan
Mentoring service for children that are struggling with managing emotions/ anger/ raising aspirations/ motivation.
Greater Manchester Bereavement Service
Find local support for anyone who has been bereaved or affected by a death. No one needs to feel alone with their grief.
Support for BAME Communities
Online support and resources for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities during the pandemic- translated into many different languages. You can find this on https://www.gmcvo.org.uk/Coronavirus/BAMESupport
Housing, Financial and Food Support
Main Trafford Helpline (Community hub)
0300 330 9073 - option 4 and hold the line. If you are living along, struggling to make ends meet, are self-isolating without friends or family who can help, or generally in need of advice or support, call this number between 8:30am - 5:30pm.
79 Cornbrook Street, Old Trafford, M16 7QB
Food pantry on Fridays between 2-4pm -. Bag of shopping for £3.50 - anyone is welcome, regardless of circumstances.
Call 0161 868 0266 between 10am - 12pm on a Friday if you are struggling to get to the pantry.
The Bread and Butter Thing
every Monday at St John’s Centre 2-2:30pm collection. £7.50 for a family week’s shopping. Must register and arrange pick up.
Trafford Domestic Abuse Support
Local Food Bank
If you are in need of food and struggling, email firstname.lastname@example.org and I will arrange a food parcel to be delivered (includes 1-2 weeks essential goods).
Let us know if your circumstances have changed due to COVID-19. If you are struggling financially, we might be able to help. Email me for any support, or for more information email@example.com
Talk it through
Help and advice on how to discuss the pandemic and issues surrounding well-being with your child. https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/#ten-tips-from-our-parents-helpline
Connect with Nature
Fun activities that provide opportunities for families to learn together, while encouraging love for nature and the environment.
Activities to create and connect with loved ones, friends and the community.
A playful and energetic Yoga class for all ages.
Calm your Mind
Try some of these breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress and find your inner peace.https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/
Free meditation and mindfulness application for all the family for use on any device. https://www.smilingmind.com.au