Here are further links to national support agencies. Click on the logo to visit the website...
Having access to good quality information to help you understand the world of SEND is really important when making decisions about your child's life. This is where websites such as the Shropshire Local Offer can help.
The All In Programme is part of our Early Help service for children aged up to the age of 18 who live in Shropshire and have a disability that prevents them accessing universal services without additional support. All In short breaks are available to families when universal services aren't able to meet the needs of their disabled child, and provide a range of opportunities such as youth clubs, holiday schemes, swimming, horse riding, cycling, forest school, drama, football and also a log cabin for overnight stays. Click here for further info and how to register.
Our motto is ‘Be kind to your mind’ - we’re here to help you do just that.
We’re an emotional health and well-being service for children and young people across the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin areas so if you’re under 25 and have something on your mind, we’re here to listen and support you.
For operational reasons, Beam will be closed on the next four Mondays.
Closure dates are as follows:
Monday 13th January
Monday 20th January
Monday 27th January
Monday 3rd February
All other drop-in sessions for those weeks are unaffected.
Our usual drop-in schedule will resume w/c 10th February 2020.
WORKSHOP – AMENDED DATES
Given the above, we will have to amend the start date of our Positive Me workshop and this will now be held on Tuesdays 14th, 21st, 28th January 2020 and 4th & 11th February 2020.
Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
This site has been designed to provide useful information and advice for professionals, parents and children. This website is open to everyone and provides information on the Safeguarding Children Board and its activities. You can look at the online inter-agency child protection procedures that provide guidance to all agencies on how to work together effectively, and also at the board's information sharing guidance. The website also provides information on how to report concerns you may have about a child who may be at risk.
We are the leading charity in the West Midlands for people on the autism spectrum. We use our expertise to enrich the lives of autistic people and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support.
Early help means taking action to support a child, young person or their family as soon as a problem emerges. It can be required at any stage in a child's life, from pre-birth to adulthood, and applies to any problem or need that the family can't deal with alone.
Whether you're an early help professional, a concerned parent or a young person looking for advice, you'll find all the information you need on these pages.
Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. We have been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice for over 45 years. We empower survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs.
We protect, support and nurture the UK's most vulnerable children. We help hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via our 1000+ services across the UK.
We are the essential network for fostering, bringing together everyone who is involved in the lives of fostered children. We champion fostering and seek to create vital change so that foster care is the very best it can be.
Shropshire Family Information Service (FIS) has developed this on-line directory featuring local and national organisations and services that exist to support children, young people and families. The directory contains information on groups which can offer advice and support on some of the issues or concerns any family may encounter. It can also help you find activities in your local area for children and young people to take part in where they can learn new skills and make new friends.
Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.
We’re the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. Find out more about us, our mission and how we work.
We're the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle.
We’re the UK's largest provider of relationship support, and last year we helped over two million people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to strengthen their relationships.
PACC supports and empowers Shropshire parents and carers of children with a disability or additional need, to enable them to be actively involved in the design and delivery of the services that they use, through the sharing of their experience and knowledge of their family's needs.
Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. We work directly with children and young people from the ages of 3 to 18 on a weekly basis, as well as parents, carers, teachers and professionals, finding out about their real experiences online, and the positive things they are doing as well as sharing safety advice.
We want a society in which single parent families are treated equally and fairly.
To get there, we provide information to help single parents support themselves and their family. We run programmes to equip single parents with the skills and opportunities to gain employment.
We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
People contact us about all aspects of family life including child development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support. We also respond when life becomes complicated and provide support around family breakdown, aggression in the home, bullying, risky teenage behaviour and mental health concerns of both parents and their children.
Change4Life is here to help your family be healthier and happier. Find out more about what's really in the food your family eats.
We're here for you, whatever's on your mind. We'll support you. Guide you. Help you make decisions that are right for you. Our tips and techniques, ideas and inspiration, can help you feel more in control. And you can access them in your own time, at your own pace!
We provide a wide variety of mainly community focused support for people and are often described as the ‘glue’ between those at risk of social isolation and the wider mainstream society. We run a diverse range of services working with all ages but our aim is always the same – to help people to break through barriers (real or perceived) and to achieve their potential.