Family Support

Miss Siobhan Winter

Family Support Worker

Miss Charlotte Moore

Inclusion Mentor

Support and services for all families 


Early Help - For all families facing difficulties 

Call 0800 953 0966  Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm or Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm


Parenting programmes - Sign up here to complete parenting programmes e.g Family Links etc



HENRY - Understanding children's behaviour workshop. A FREE 2-hour workshop that will help parents/carers not only understand their child's behavior but develop ways of coping and positive ways to respond. You will also meet other parents/carers who have similar experiences.



Keighley and Shipley Family Hub - A list of clubs, groups and services available in the local Family Hubs 



Staying Put Bradford - Domestic violence charity



Getting it right for children - A free online course designed to help separated or separating parents to co-parent effectively 



Stronger Relationships courses - online or in-person courses to develop family relationships and reduce conflict for families that co parent and live either together or separate 



Common Sense Media - Age based media reviews for families



Sleep Tight Bradford - Parents of children aged 2-11 years across Bradford and Craven districts are invited to have a 15 minute phone call with a qualified Sleep Practitioner to discuss any sleep issues their child may be experiencing 

https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/sleep-tight-bradford-and-craven or https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/resources-information-and-advice for sleep information guides


Bradford Food Banks - A search tool for all food banks, market and social supermarkets, warm spaces and other support 



 Emotional and Mental Health Services


Hub of Hope - UK's leading mental health support database.



Anna Freud - Family mental health support 



Brew Project - A new and simple concept: A child or young person (aged 5-17) can access a confidential and non-judgmental one-to-one support session with a wellbeing advisor via telephone, video call, face to face or walk-and-talk sessions.



BDC Talking Therapies - A free and confidential NHS service for people aged 16 and over who are registered with a GP in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfdale and Craven , formerly My wellbeing college



Support and services for Free School Meal families 


HAF - Holiday activities and food programme



Bradford Leisure Card - The Bradford Leisure Card entitles you to reduced admission for a wide range of leisure activities in Bradford



Support and services for SEND families


Family Fun days at Nell Bank for families of children with a SEND diagnosis



ADHD support groups for adults with ADHD or the parents of children with ADHD, with or without diagnosis



The Families SEND Support Team offers Portage and a range of bespoke programmes and workshops designed to guide, support, and empower families who have children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).



Parent forum for Bradford and Airedale - Parents and carers with a child who has a disability or special educational needs in the Bradford district, aged 0-25



EHC Assessment - Parent application 



Short Breaks - access to SEN groups and PA payments (previously specialist inclusion project)



DLA payments 



BIDS - Subscribe for access to Specialist equipment and information



Carers Resource - support and advice for the adult family members of children with disabilities 



Young Carers - Support and advice for young carers



Sendias - Advice and support for SEN needs and disabilities



Aware - subscribe for Autism support and advice and access to the early bird and early bird plus courses 



Friends and Family Hub - Thinking Big - The Friends & Family Hubs run by Thinking Big are for Parents, carers and extended family of children and young people with SEND to connect, share information and learn new skills.



Introduction to Down Syndrome training FREE - 17 January



Cerebra - A national charity dedicated to helping children with brain conditions (including ASD/ADHD) and their families discover a better life together. This includes support for sleep and emotional and mental health. 



If you are aware of any other self referral support service that you would like me to add please email me on siobhanwinter@saltaireps.co.uk