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Need Help and Support?


All families and individuals need help, advice and support sometimes. The difference isn't between families and individuals who do and those who don't, rather those who seek it and those who don't.

Sometimes support, guidance, advice & help is available and comes from family or friends, sometimes, for all sorts of reasons, this is not possible and this comes from outside sources, individuals and agencies. This can be a desperately upsetting, worrying and frightening time for adults as well as children.

As a school we are passionate about supporting and helping every child and understanding the reasons for any dip or barrier to their social and emotional wellbeing and progress in learning. Please talk to your child's teacher about your concerns and circumstances which might impact on their progress, happiness and wellbeing and we'll do our best to support them and you.

But we acknowledge that we do not have the answers and expertise to support every circumstance and the experiences of our hundreds of families. So we have produced the following guide which you will have seen in the entrance foyer to signpost sources of information, advice and support. If you are reading this it is possibly because you need this support and advice. We really hope you find it helpful.

Support and Guidance for Families

Happy, sad, rich, poor, big or small all families need a bit of help sometimes. It's all here in Monmouthshire.

All families need help at critical moments. We support children and families with the most difficult problems and are the largest provider of family support services in the UK.

Home-Start helps families with young children deal with whatever life throws at them. We support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.

BBC Parenting Advice

Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children. They provide information, advice and support and bring families together so they can support each other. They campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

Families come in all shapes and sizes. No matter how they are constructed, Family Action is committed to supporting them to realise their potential. All families encounter difficult and challenging times and many will find ways to deal with their problems, getting the support they need from friends and relatives.

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We know that many people play active roles in raising children, from dads and mums, grandparents, stepparents and non-resident parents. Our role is to support all of you to achieve the best relationship possible with the children that you care about, as well as supporting parenting professionals. 

FPA are a sexual health charity. We give straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Parent Info is a collaboration between CEOP and The Parent Zone.  The Parent Zone was founded in 2005 and has a track record of providing information, support and advice to parents. In recent years, The Parent Zone's work has focused on the impact of digital technologies on families. We provide information, resources and training for parents and those who work with them. 

We're here to support parents. We give them accurate, impartial information so that they can decide what’s best for their family, and we introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support.

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