Well Being Support For Parents
Articles, Ideas and Resources
Reducing Separation Anxiety; Tips for Parents
Created and provided by The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Although this resources was created to help with returning to school after lockdown, it can be just as relevant and useful in any separation anxiety situations.
A range of free courses and workshops for parents, carers and families in Kent. The list is constantly updating, so it is well worth an occasional browse to see what’s on offer.
Mindfulness has been clinically proven to aid and improve mental and physical wellbeing. Click on the links for advice on supporting children aged 5-7, 8-10, 11-12 and yourself to practice mindfulness.
Aimed at encouraging parents to spend quality time with their children and teenagers. They offer a range of tips on how to start a meaningful conversation and even ideas for activities you could do together. From downloadable conversation starters to a useful tips video, this site is full of useful resources.
Support Services and Helplines
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The Ark Children's Centre is located next-door to the school.
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 8.30am to 4.30pm
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call 0808 168-9111.
Tunbridge Wells based charity supporting any domestic abuse victims (aged 16+), who live in West Kent.
Helpline open weekdays 10am to 4pm and messages can be left out of ours - call 01892 570538.
An informative resource aimed at helping young people, parents and carers understand emotional wellbeing and resilience.
Call: 0800 0113 474 to speak confidentially to a member of the single point of access (SPA) team. Alternatively click here to complete an online referral form.