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SUPPORT

Do you need help?

Being a parent isn't easy

Parenting can be wonderful and rewarding, but it can also be difficult

Parenting can be wonderful and rewarding, but it can also be difficult

Most parents experience moments of feeling overwhelmed

Most parents experience moments of feeling overwhelmed

Fear not, there is a lot of early support available

Fear not, there is a lot of early support available

Speak to your child’s Head of Year, Pastoral Manager or Denise Hopkins (Family Support & Home liaison coordinator)

Speak to your child’s Head of Year, Pastoral Manager or Denise Hopkins (Family Support & Home liaison coordinator)

Birmingham Children's Partnership is a collection of organisations including the NHS and Birmingham City Council, that can help families and children.

Do you need help? Being a parent isn’t easy

Parenting can be wonderful and rewarding, but it can also be difficult. Most parents experience moments of feeling overwhelmed.

Fear not, there is a lot of early support available, why not ask to speak to your child’s Head of House, Pastoral manager or Denise Hopkins (Family Support & Home liaison coordinator) at the Academy to discuss options available or alternatively take a look at some of the links on this page.

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Back to School – Free Online Parenting Courses for Parents and Carers

As children and young people prepare to return to school, we are sending a reminder of FREE online courses available to everyone in Birmingham to help to support with parenting. 

There are 24 different online courses in a variety of languages.  The courses include:

  • Understanding your child: from toddler to teenager
  • Understanding your child with additional needs
  • Understanding your child’s mental health and well being
  • Understanding your relationships

Just enter the word COMMUNITY in the access code box to get started - Online Learning (heiapply.com)

For queries or further information please contact the Family Hubs team at familyhubs@birmingham.gov.uk

Birmingham Food Club

Family Action has launched Food Clubs in Birmingham to provide families with good quality food at a low cost.

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Kooth

A FREE mental health support website for young people aged 11-25, is now open to all young people in Birmingham.

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NSPCC

We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.

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Birmingham Community Healthcare

Committed to making sure every child in the city is provided with the personalised care and support he or she needs to get the very best start in life.

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Children and Families

Birmingham City Council website with events, activities and advice for children, young people and families. 

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Being a parent

Many parents have lots of questions in the early days. Here, we give information on the topics new parents most commonly ask about.

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Shelter

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and we campaign to prevent it in the first place.

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National sleep helpline

Does your child suffer with sleep issues? Do you struggle with your child's bedtime? Will your child not sleep in their own bed?

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Pause call back service

Need to talk to someone, struggling with feelings, Pause can help.

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Birmingham Safeguarding

Working together to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people in Birmingham.

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Sure Start

Find your local centre, open to all parents, carers and children. Get help on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment.

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The Trust

King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered number 10654935. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Tel: 0121 472 1147.

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