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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

https://fyi.bradford.gov.uk/information-advice/family-relationships/parenting-programmes-for-families/

 

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.

https://fyi.bradford.gov.uk/s4s/FormDetails/FillForm?formId=1026

 

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

https://fyi.bradford.gov.uk/familyhubsandstartforlife/what-is-family-hubs-and-start-for-life/keighleyshipley-family-hub/

 

Staying Put Bradford - Domestic violence charity

https://stayingput.org.uk/

 

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

https://fyi.bradford.gov.uk/media/la1kenn0/getting-it-right-for-children-a4-course-flyer-fixed.pdf

 

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 

https://strengthening-families.net/reducing-parental-conflict/

 

Common Sense Media - Age based media reviews for families

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/articles

 

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 

https://bradfordfoodbanks.org.uk/

 

 Emotional and Mental Health Services

 

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

https://hubofhope.co.uk/

 

Anna Freud - Family mental health support 

https://www.annafreud.org/resources/children-and-young-peoples-wellbeing/understanding-treatment-options/

 

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.

https://www.invictuswellbeing.com/brewproject

 

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

https://www.bdctalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/

 

Support and services for Free School Meal families 

 

HAF - Holiday activities and food programme

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/education-and-skills/haf-holiday-activities-and-food-programme/information-for-parents-and-carers/

 

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

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/sport-and-activities/membership-and-prices/bradford-leisure-card

 

Support and services for SEND families

 

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

https://localoffer.bradford.gov.uk/kb5/bradford/directory/service.page?id=8R_QTQbkfiU&localofferchannel=0

 

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

https://www.nhs.uk/services/service-directory/west-yorkshire-adhd-support-group/N10502175

 

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).

https://bso.bradford.gov.uk/content/families-send-support-team- 

 

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

https://pfba.org.uk/join-us/

 

EHC Assessment - Parent application 

https://localoffer.bradford.gov.uk/kb5/bradford/directory/service.page?id=t1yXhqRTGd8&localofferchannel=209

 

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

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families/does-your-child-have-special-educational-needs-or-disabilities/specialist-inclusion-project/

 

DLA payments 

https://www.gov.uk/disability-living-allowance-children/how-to-claim#:~:text=Phone%20the%20Disability%20Living%20Allowance,Department%20for%20

 

BIDS - Subscribe for access to Specialist equipment and information

https://www.bradfordinclusivedisabilityservice.co.uk/

 

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

https://www.carersresource.org/

 

Young Carers - Support and advice for young carers

https://www.carersresource.org/young-carers/

 

Sendias - Advice and support for SEN needs and disabilities

https://barnardossendiass.org.uk/bradford-sendiass/

 

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

https://aware-uk.org/aware-membership/

 

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.

https://www.facebook.com/Thinkingbiguk

 

Introduction to Down Syndrome training FREE - 17 January

https://www.downsyndromebradford.com/service-page/introduction-to-down-syndrome-free-1?referral=service_list_widget

 

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. 

https://cerebra.org.uk/get-advice-support/

 

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