A Message from Sarah Sporle, our Parent Support Advisor (PSA) Hello everyone! As Christmas can be a really stressful time of year for many parents I thought I would offer some local services that many other parents I have been been working with have found useful useful. ful. For low cost loans without the credit
West Norwich Credit Union
Help for low income families for essential household items. Faulty Goods – advice of your rights regarding unwanted or faulty goods.
Norwich Consolidated Charities (01603) 621023 www.norwichcharitabletrusts.org.uk Consumer direct 08454 04 05 06 www.consumerdirect.gov.uk www.nordat.org.uk
Support for anyone who is worried about
The Trust Alcohol & Drugs service
their own or somebody else’s substance
misuse (including alcohol)
Norcas (01603) 767093 or (01603) 660070
The Samaritans offer a confidential listening service to anyone in distress.
08457 90 90 90
Supporting for women and children who have or are experiencing domestic violence and abuse. This service can also refer men
Leeway 0845 2412171
who are suffering domestic abuse to relevant agencies. Confidential advice and support for all
Parentline plus –0808 800 2222
I hope that your Christmas and and New year holidays are relatively trouble free and I will be back in school to advise and support you from 5th January 2011.
Best wishes and Happy Christmas! Sarah Sporle, Parent Support Advisor (PSA)