Support for Families
Help with bills
|Barnado's help children through the trauma of sexual abuse and exploitation. They provide support for young people in care. They provide help for children who are caring for a loved one. Their specialist support workers also support families through domestic abuse, mental health problems, prison sentences, asylum seeking and much more.
|Winston's Wish supports bereaved children, young people, their families and the professionals who support them. This is done through the provision of practical and emotional bereavement support.
|Women's Aid work to ensure that women are believed, know that abuse is not their fault and that their experiences have been understood. Last year, they supported thousands of women to escape domestic abuse.
|They specialise in providing free, fast and effective support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse to obtain protection against an abuser, usually through the obtaining of an injunction order.
|Local foodbanks are run by The Trussell Trust. Where families are experiencing difficulties, school are able to issue vouchers for you to be able to access support from your local foodbank. Please contact us via the school office. All enquiries will be dealt with sensitivity and confidentiality.
|Local authorities have been provided with one off funding to support vulnerable families who have been particularly affected by the pandemic to ensure that they have the help and support they need to afford food, energy, water bills and associated costs. This support is given either in vouchers, emergency food parcels or with credit for energy.
|Olio is an app that connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. The app allows you to both share and browse listings to support those in need.