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Support for Parents

Article 18 : Parents should always consider what is best for their child. Governments must support parents by creating support services for children and giving parents the help they need to raise their children.

We have put together the resources on this page to help parents navigate challenges that they may be facing.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Mind: How to improve your mental wellbeing (for adults)
  • Rethink Mental Illness
  • SHOUT: Shout is a free, confidential, 24/7 text support service for anyone in the UK who is struggling to cope. To start a conversation, text the word 'SHOUT' to 85258. Our trained volunteers are here to listen at any time of day or night, and messages won't appear on your phone bill.
  • Samaritans: Call their helpline free on 116123
  • Young Minds: Parents A-Z Mental Health Guide
  • Beat: Information, support and advice around eating disorders
    Youth line: 0808 801 0711
    Adult line: 0808 801 0677
    PAPYRUS: Parents Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide

    Helpline: 0800 068 4141

    The Reading Well books have been chosen by young people and experts to help young people through difficult feelings and experiences that can affect wellbeing.


'Don’t let the pressure of parenting get you down. Try these simple tips and tricks, formulated by researchers and NHS mental health experts, which are backed by science and proven to work with families.'





Domestic Abuse

Cost of Living 

  • Wandsworth Foodbank - If you need a referral for a foodbank voucher, please contact the school and ask to speak to Mrs Anderson

From the Wandsworth Council website:

LGBTQ+ and Gender Identity

  • Young Minds: Supporting Your Child with Gender Identity
  • Stonewall 
  • The Proud Trust
  • Switchboard: the leading LGBT+ helpline in the UK, call 0300 330 0630. A confidential helpline
    Switchboard is a confidential LGBT+ helpline there to listen and support you with anything that you want to talk about. All of their volunteers self-define as LGBT+ and they are trans-friendly and nonbinary-friendly.
    Switchboard are open 10am to 10pm every day of the year. Calls cost no more than calls to 01 and 02 numbers and are included in inclusive and free minutes on mobiles

Children with SEND