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Across the South Tees there are many opportunities for parents and carers to access support. On this page, there are some helpful links to information and support available. If you know of anything else that is available to parents / carers across South Tees, please let the HeadStart team know and we can keep this page updated.
The Bungalow Partnership – website
Supporting the emotional wellbeing of children, young people and families by providing a range of support aimed at improving mental health, emotional regulation and resilience. A team of highly qualified and experienced Play Therapists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors and Family Mentors provide a wide range of therapeutic support for those experiencing periods of uncertainty, distress and anxiety: supporting children from 3 years to 18 years within the Tees Valley area.
ABC Counselling Services – website and contact
Provide a range of therapies and counselling services for children and young people and families.
Alliance Psychological Services – website link
Delivering evidence-based interventions, recommended by NICE and support to help improve the emotional health and wellbeing of children and families.
Hart Gables – website
Support and information for LGBTQ+ youth & families.
A Time 4 You – website
Professionally qualified, trained and clinically supervised counsellors supporting our client base of schools and academies and providing family support.
Middlesbrough Local Offer – Middlesbrough Local Offer
The Local Offer is where we have brought together useful information for children, young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. It is here to help you find information, advice and guidance about the types of services and support available to you in our local area. We have worked in partnership with Parents4Change and young people to develop our offer and will continue to do so to ensure you can access the right support at the right time.
Young Minds Parental helpline – Young Minds Parental Helpline
Call the Parents Helpline for detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25. Call them for free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Supporting your child during the coronavirus pandemic – Helpful information from Young Minds
Parenting survival guide – Survival Guide
Here are some helpful wellbeing guides for parents produced by Oxford Owl. There are two seperate guides for primary and secondary aged children.
Primary guide – Primary wellbeing guide
Secondary guide – Secondary wellbeing guide