EARLY YEARS (pre birth-5 years)
It is provided by trained and experienced parent volunteers to support on a one to one basis, in the home.
SCHOOLS SERVICE (5 years-16 years)
a) Primary - support for children in the transition from home to school, support in and out of school with learning, access and participation with positive activities, building self esteem and confidence.
It is provided by tranied and supported volunteers who are able to work on a one to one basis with individual children and young people, acting as buddies or mentors.
Support for the whole family - siblings, parents, carers, kinship carers. Support in the home, accessing services, support with healthy lifestyle, access to learning opportunities and into employment services, building confidence and self esteem.
It is provided by trained and supported experienced parent volunteers who support the whole family.
Contact us to request support or ask to be referred by your health visitor, GP, school nurse, Children's Centre worker, family support worker etc. Our Support Officer will call to see you at your home to discuss your needs and then will carefully match your child / your family with one of our volunteers. The volunteer will visit on a regular basis after you have decided together how you wish to be supported.
www.netmums.com www.parentchannel.tv www.pandasfoundation.org.uk https://childmind.org/topics-a-z/guides/ for useful parent guides Information from the Safeguarding Children Board. Including "The Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation" and "Information for Parents re Sexting".
For early help, information, advice and support for individuals and families, contact: Cooperative Working in Stoke-on-Trent:
Telephone 01782 232200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org