Family Support Services
You can find useful family support services contact details below.
The challenges of Covid-19 mean that many people might be struggling. People could experience loss, anxiety, sadness, frustration, loneliness and low mood, which are understandable given the recent changes going on around us. Please click on the above link for more information.
Leaflet for help with debt
Some help and advice for those struggling with debt - Weighed down by debt
Easy read leaflet for parents on Covid19 and returning to school - English, Bangla and Urdu
Children, Family and Wellbeing Service
Please find attached the Children, Family and Wellbeing Services' latest What's On Guide for Hyndburn. As they are adapting to a new way of working, all their groups are currently delivered on line using Zoom. They have ensured all necessary measures are in place to make these safe.
If you have any families/young people that you think may benefit from any of these groups please contact the lead worker named in the guide. Please feel free to share with colleagues and partners.
Healthier Pennine Lancashire - Children and Young People's Emotional Health and Wellbeing
The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has meant a number of changes for families with children. Children and young people may be feeling anxious or low in mood as they adapt to these uncertain times. Families may be struggling to balance childcare, work and family life particularly for those with children with additional needs. During this time it’s important to remember that there are services open and available to offer support to children, young people and their families for their emotional health and wellbeing. The information in the document below provides an overview of services and how to access them.
Domestic Abuse - where to get help during the Covid-19 pandemic
Click here for some useful telephone numbers.
Lancashire Cyber Crime Bulletin 1
Building trust and open communication with your child is of upmost importance. Make it safe for them to talk to you.
Make your position on drugs clear. Communicate in a way that is natural and comfortable for you.
Here are a few suggestions - "I want to make sure you know that I don't want you to take drugs. I care about you and don't want to see you hurt."
"Drugs can be very destructive. They have ruined many lives. I don't want them to ruin yours."
"Just know that I don't want you doing drugs or drinking alcohol. I want you to be healthy and successful."
Set a good example, encourage and support personal goals however big or small.
Be informed on the harmful effects of drugs. Info on Cannabis here.
See our website for more information www.drug-education.co.uk
Community Solutions are an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support. They empower local people to meet local needs, promoting interdependence, confidence and self-esteem. They believe that everyone deserves to be happy, healthy and the best them that they can be. They are based in Accrington, here are their contact details:Community Solutions North West
Elmfield Hall, Gatty Park, Hyndburn Road, Church, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 4AA
1st Call Hyndburn - information and support
Children & Family Well-being Service - Service offer for children and young people during Covid-19 pandemic
Domestic Abuse - Covid-19 Campaign