Support for parents in keeping children safe and mental health and wellbeing
Being a parent or carer is not always easy. We all need support at times. Below are some websites an organisations that can offer support.
place 2 be - lots of advice on a range of issues
Parent Zone - stay safe online
Net Aware - advice for parents
Emerging Minds - advice for parents
place2be - coronavirus support
self care for parents and carers - Useful tips
Details of support agencies, websites and helplines available to parents
Solihull Parenting Online
Four online courses available for parents and carers in North Tyneside – from bump to 18 years old.
- Understanding Pregnancy, Labour, Birth and Your Baby
- Understanding Your Baby
- Understanding Your Child (0-19 years)
- Understanding your teenagers’ brain (short course)
For free access North Tyneside residents use the code: QUADRANT
Website – www.inourplace.co.uk
Drug and Alcohol
Props North East help families who are caring for or concerned about someone they love who misuses drugs or alcohol. Offering support to all carers and young people via telephone and other communication platforms and still delivering group support via video conferencing.
0191 226 3440
Monday to Sunday 9am – 9pm
Website – www.newcastleprops.org.uk
CYP Drug and Alcohol Service
NTRP is a dedicated service for anyone living in North Tyneside who is experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol, including children and young people. Telephone and group support via video calling are still available.
0191 240 8122
Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Tyne Gateway - LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender support)
LGBT (stonewall) - Active North Tyneside. Lots of free activities for the whole family!
Active North Tynesdie - Support for Mental Health issues including self harm, stress, anxiety and eating disorders.
Mental Heath Support - Time To Change for parents and children
Care and Connect is a service in North Tyneside for adults to provide advice and support to stay independent. Support is provided by telephone or face to face in community settings.
The Service offers tailored and detailed knowledge of the local care and support system and information and access to the Council's adult social care system, where needed.
You can contact Care and Connect by:-
- Calling into Wallsend Customer First Centre.
- Telephone 0191 6437474
- Email Careemail@example.com
YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline is a free, confidential helpline for any adult who is concerned about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.
North Tyneside Young Carers
North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is a charity offering support and information for carers in North Tyneside, including Young Carers. Their advice line is open as usual for carers to contact for advice and support.
(0191) 643 2298
Counselling and support services, including providing early intervention for young people. Centres are closed but the public are still able to talk to a trained counsellor via telephone or can get support by joining the Facebook group.
0191 262 0305
Opening Times – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Website – www.anxiousminds.co.uk
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