Support for Families – Useful Links

We understand this is a challenging time for many families for a range of different reasons depending on individual circumstances.  Please see a range of resources and support below which you may find useful.

Families can also contact the Senior Leadership Team for advice and support via our dedicated email address newtonfamilysupport@stirlingschools.net.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Scottish Government ‘Clear Your Head‘ Campaign highlights the practical things people can do to help them feel better whilst continuing to stay at home

Scottish Government Parent Club Scotland provides a range of resources and advice to support families in the ‘new normal’.

Stirling Educational Psychology Service provides a wealth of information to help you talk to, and support, your child through Covid-19.  Click Here.

Talk to Someone Dedicated support lines set up for children and parents to contact service for advice and support:  Mind of My Own; The Wellbeing Line (aged 12+) and Parent/Carer Advice Line.  Click here.

Child and Adult Mental Health Service (CAMHS) resources to support families include COVID-19 Resource Pack for Parents and COVID-19 Resource Pack for Supporting Under 12s ‘It’s ok to  worry about coronavirus’

Managing Anxiety about Covid19

Young Scot – Tips & Advice 

Free School Meals Entitlement

Please follow the link below to apply for Stirling Council Free School Meals.  Families may wish to review their entitlements throughout this period due to changes in financial circumstances

Information about Free School Meals

Apply for Frees School Meals

Start Up Stirling Food Banks

Abuse and Neglect

It is now more important than ever that everyone across Stirling keeps their eyes and ears open for children and families at risk of neglect and abuse during the COVID-19 outbreak.  All communities can do their bit to protect from harm. If you are worried at all about a family or child’s welfare, it is much better to say something than do nothing.

Child Protection Concerns

Stirling Women’s Aid 

Other Useful Links

Period Protect during Covid-19

Speech and Language Therapy 

A safe and trusting environment where our young people can learn, unlearn and relearn.

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