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Help and Advice

Click here for Where to get help? a South Gloucestershire information booklet for children, young people, and their families.

Free School Meals

For help and guidance on eligibility and how to apply click on the following link at South Gloucestershire Council's website

http://www.southglos.gov.uk/advice-and-benefits/benefits/free-school-meals/

Keeping Healthy

Everybody experiences challenges and difficulties.  You can help yourself by making sure that you sleep well, eat a well-balanced diet, avoid too much screen time, do a physical activity and manage your time and homework deadlines. 

If you have a problem you can’t fix on your own speak to an adult you trust – a parent, carer, family member, member of school staff, doctor or our school nurse.  The school health nurse can be contacted in school Tuesday lunchtime in the Pod.

Other ways of getting support

www.childline.org.uk

A national organisation supporting young people across a range of issues -or call 0800 1111.

https://sites.southglos.gov.uk/mind-you/

South Glos mental health and emotional wellbeing hub for young people.

www.help-counselling.org.uk   or call 0117 9 502511.

A local support website for 9-25 year olds.

www.kooth.com

On line counselling for young people across lots of issues.

www.otrbristol.org.uk

Mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol & South Glos.

www.youngminds.org.uk

National organisation for young people with mental health issues.

Young mind crisis messenger

24/7 Free support for young people with mental health issues– Text YM to 85258.

www.sam-app.org.uk

Phone app for help with anxiety.

www.calmharm.co.uk

Phone app for help with concerns about self-harm.

www.samaritans.org  or phone 116123

Free helpline and support for anyone in emotional distress

www.bullying.co.uk

Advice for young people experiencing bullying.

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Advice about online safety.

www.ceop.police.uk

To report online or offline abuse or exploitation of children or young people.

www.youngstonewall.org.uk       www.fflag.org.uk

Advice and support about LGBTQ+ issues.

www.bdp.org.uk/youth

On line support for young people effected by drugs or alcohol. 

www.nhs.uk/live-well/quit-smoking/quitting-smoking-under-18s-guide

NHS web link for support to quit smoking.

www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Support for young people who may have eating disorders.

www.brook.org.uk

The UKs leading sexual health & wellbeing charity for young people.

www.carers.org

Website for advice for young carers.

www.hopeagain.org.uk

Advice for young people experiencing bereavement.

www.healthforteens.co.uk

Support for young people about bereavement, sexual health & general well-being.  

www.refuge.org.uk

General support and advice about domestic abuse for adults and children.

www.youandco.org.uk

A website for information and support for victims of crime. 

www.careerpilot.org.uk          

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk       

www.bestcourse4me.com

Online careers advice.

 www.vinspired.com/ways-to-get-involved

Advice about volunteering.

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