Coronavirus Safeguarding and Welfare Links
Access and Response Team – 01454 86 6000 (during working hours)Emergency duty team – 01454 615165 (out of hours)
Police – 101 for non-urgent issues & 999 if urgent and an immediate response is needed
Domestic Abuse Concerns – Next Link South Glos domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday and
9:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday 0800 4700 280
Mental health support – CAMHS (if young person is currently under CAMHS) – 01454 862431 or if you are concerned that you are not able to keep your child safe or they are not able to keep themselves safe then take them to the Accident & Emergency department at Bristol Children’s hospital or call for an ambulance.
Food banks links for families living in South Glos
Food banks links for families living in Bristol
Parents worried about exploitation – https://paceuk.info/ or for confidential help and advice, call Pace on 0113 240 5226
CHILDLINE – 0800 1111 or visit their website www.childline.org.uk
Samaratins – 116 123
Mental health apps approved by NHS – https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/
Breakfast and Afterschool Club at Marshfield Preschool
Marshfield Primary school have excellent links with local preschool offering a Breakfast and Afterschool Club for our children if required. This is a separate service which is run independently by Marshfield Preschool (all enquiries should be made directly to them).
Breakfast club runs from 8 am to 8.40 am, Marshfield Preschool then bring the children to school on the walking bus.
Afterschool Club runs from 3.30 pm to 6 pm. The team collect the children from school and walk back to Pre-school where they are given a cooked tea or sandwich, along with pudding and fruit. During this time the children have opportunities to play with lots of age related resources. Children can also do their homework and support is available.
Children that go to additional clubs within the community centre such as dance, martial arts or netball can be taken to the club and returned back to Afterschool Club if it’s before 6 pm.
During the settling in period (beginning of September) Marshfield Preschool also offer a wrap-around service where children can be looked after prior to or after their sessions at school in their reception year.
There is also a holiday club for children aged 2-10. This gives the children the opportunity to stay in touch with their friends from school.
They have an excellent variety of activities for all ages along with addition people coming to run drama and sports groups, a pony day and a visits from the guide dogs association.
If any of these services appeal to your requirements please email Pre-school at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them on 01225 891900
A new website has been launched it is designed for parents and young people to help access information about mental health.
The local Parent Partnership Service in South Gloucestershire. Supportive Parents are an independent organisation offering a free, confidential and impartial service to any parent who has a concern about their child’s education. Their aim is to provide you with all the information you need to understand the SEN process and improve your child’s education experience.
Information & Support Line is 0117 989 7725. It is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 2pm during term time, and an answer phone at all other times.
South Gloucestershire Local Coordinator: Kathryn Mason
If you have any concerns or worries about your child’s SEN provision call us!
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Website about a wide range of services for young children, young people, their parents and carers and professionals in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
o Housing Education Health
o Money Matters Family Support Employment
o Play and Leisure Facilities Community Groups
o Drugs Information Service
Children and Young People Information Service
The information service can sign post you to various areas of support.
o Childcare Child & Family Support
o Children & Young People’s Education
o Family Welfare Grants & Tax Credits
o Helpline Parent Support
o Recruitment Training
o Work-Life Balance
Tel: 01454 868008