During the period of school closure and self-isolation, you may require some support or advice from professional agencies. Please see below, the list of useful contacts should you need to get in touch.
If you are finding it difficult to pay for utilities in your home, such as gas, water and electric, or if you are unable to leave your home to top up your meter, please click here for some useful contacts.
Emergency Assistance Fund - Swindon Borough Council - Click here
NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
18 or under: 0800 1111
Action for Children
Family Support Services - Swindon Borough Council
Contact Number: 01793 465111
Children and Young People - Swindon Borough Council
Advice Helpline: 03444 994114 (Monday-Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm)
Advice Helpline: 0808 802 0925
Parent Helpline: 0808 802 5544
24 Hour Helpline: 01793 610610
Money Saving Expert
Advice for financial help and grants available
Are you a single parent needing help and advice?
Forced Marriage: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/forced-marriage
Swindon Mind: https://www.sgmind.org.uk/
Mental Health Support: http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/supportforum/
Mental Health Foundation: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/your-mental-health/looking-after-your-mental-health
SCHOOL NURSING: For parents of any school age child
We have duty school nurses available at the end of the phone, Monday to Friday 9:00-5:00pm should you require any support with your school age child. This is available permanently for all parents to access for advice and support. If you would like support please call one of our nurses through our Single Point of access on 0300 247 0090.