Help and Advice
PARENTS HELP & ADVICE
If you have any concerns or queries about your child’s education then please do not hesitate to contact your child’s Head of Centre either by telephone or by submitting the electronic form on the website. If they are unable to help then they will signpost you to someone who can.
We have also put together some links to websites which you may find useful. Should you require a paper copy of the information on this website (free of charge), please contact Suzannegreen@haybrookcollege.co.uk (01628 696075)
Information from Stuart Lines Executive Director of Public Health for East Berkshire regarding Scarlet Fever and Group A Streptococcus
GENERAL HELP & SUPPORT
Slough Borough Council - Children, young people and families
Slough Borough Council - Schools, learning and skills
Slough Borough Council - Libraries, culture and events
Slough Borough Council - Social Care
Trainline.com - Guide to family train travel including money saving tips on train tickets and child fare information.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
Mental Health Support Team (MHST) offers support to children and young people with emerging, mild or moderate mental health difficulties which may be affecting day to day life.
The MHST is a new initiative and the service is being offered to 14 participating schools in Slough.
We offer selected schools:
- Interventions to support young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties
- Surgeries for staff
- Mental Health Network meetings
- Staff training and support schools to have more of a focus on emotional wellbeing and mental health
- Peer mentoring
- Online access to resources and peer support on emotional wellbeing and mental health for parents/carers and professionals via digital platforms called SHaRON
Family Lives – http://www.familylives.org.uk
This organisations provides help and support to parents on subjects including bullying, teenagers behaviour, SEND and has links to leading organisations such as NSPCC, National Parent Partnership Network – http://www.familylives.org.uk/how-we-can-help/useful-links
There are family forums and a confidential helpline too.
The Parent Zone – http://Parentzone.org.uk
This organisation provides useful advice on the internet with articles on subjects such as cyberbullying, online safety, peer pressure and mental health and use of the internet, as well as reviews on devices, games etc.
Children and families can benefit from the wide range of information and advice that we can provide regarding family services in Slough and for children aged 0-19 years. These services range from Early Help, Send Support, Health and Wellbeing, Family Support Services alongside Leisure/Things to do amongst others.
Are one of the largest providers of substance misuse services in England and our range of drug and alcohol services help people recover from addiction and gain control of their lives. We know that successful treatment starts with being there at the right time – providing support when you’re ready to take the next step. The Slough office is contactable on 01753 692548.
Berkshire charity supporting children and their families who have been affected by the life threatening illness or bereavement of someone close to them.
Youth Engagement Slough (YES) is a consortium of Slough based providers of services to young people led by Aik Saath (Together As One), Resource Productions and SWIPE.
The lead groups are all young people led in fact the name Y.E.S came from young people.
The Get Active programme has a variety of sport & physical activity sessions and is run by Slough Borough Council
Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Slough
Slough Borough Council’s websites has sections on Schools & Learning, Housing, Health and Social Care and other subjects which may be relevant to you.
All of the students at Haybrook College have access to our School Moving On Co-ordinator who will offer impartial advice and guidance and careers are very much a focus in all centres, and the college also uses Adviza but the following sites may provide you with more useful information.