Parental Advice



Naomi Nicol

Client Adviser – Parental Employability Support Fund

Work EastRen Employability Services

Client Management Team

Tel: 0141 577 8438

Mob: 07920 781 991

Their helpline is a one-stop-shop for support, so call now 0808 808 2282 or visit to fill in an online form and request a call back.

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Work East Ren help people aged 16+ in East Renfrewshire to get ready for, find and keep work. The team aim to help local residents find the education, training or employment they are most suited to. Work East Ren also supports employers with recruitment, work placements and experience, and accessing funding and support.

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The Adult Learning Team offer a range of learning opportunities for adults in East Renfrewshire. Courses can help you gain new skills or qualifications, get a new job, go to college or just build confidence with existing skills you already have.


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Clothing grants, free school meals and Education Maintenance are available in all our schools for eligible families.


Back to School Bank East Renfrewshire provides brand new school uniforms to families affected by financial hardship. To find out more, visit:

Free school meal and clothing Grants check eligibility at


Children who are entitled free school meal  pupils can access a food pack if they are off school due to Covid19 call us on 0141 577 3575


Our Housing Team aims to offer effective and relevant housing advice and to help residents make informed choices about which option is best for their budget and circumstances.

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Free Sanitary Products

Up to 25% of women have had difficulties accessing sanitary products at some point due to financial constraints. To challenge this we’ve made a variety of sanitary products available in buildings including schools and health centres, Citizens Advice Bureau, Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire and housing associations. These products are available to everyone, regardless of their financial position

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