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Parental Support at LEAP

If you are struggling to manage your child at home and are worried about their wellbeing, we are here to support you!

Many parents are facing challenges with their child and are running out of strategies to manage them in and outside of the family home – come and speak to us, we can help!

Our parental engagement policy is designed to support parents/carers in helping their children to succeed in all aspects of their life.

At LEAP we believe that by strengthening the relationship between parents and the school is key. We will work in partnership with you to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child.

At LEAP we have qualified Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities facilitators, as well as Restorative Justice facilitators (in fact, all staff are trained in restorative practice), which enable us to support our students and their families in a number of ways.

Parental engagement with LEAP has a positive impact on our pupils’ achievement and wellbeing.

Our parental engagement offer includes:

·         meet the Headteacher drop ins: every Friday at 11am at 21 Tollet Street, E1 4EE

·         termly workshops with a variety of themes, from Child Criminal Exploitation to Online Safety

·         Parental Engagement Officers as a main point of contact: Shahina Choudhury & Abdul Quaddus

·         key workers to support your child on a daily basis, as well as being the go-to person for any concerns a parent/carer might have about their child

If you would like to speak to our parental support officers, please contact them directly on 0207 791 7740 or

Shahina Choudhury:          shahina.choudhury@londoneastap.org.uk

Abdul Quaddus:                abdul.quaddus@londoneastap.org.uk

 

 

Denise Foster – Family Support Partner

D Foster

 

I am the Family Support Partner for LEAP based at Harpley. I will be here every:

Tuesday & Thursday from 8.00-4.30

Mobile Number: 07923 242 488

 

My role consists of:

  • Working in partnership with parents, carers and Harpley to promote Parental Engagement.
  • Providing parent/carers with practical and emotional support.
  • Provide additional practical support to parents and carers (application forms, telephoning and/or liaising with other agencies including Children’s Services etc.)
  • Signposting/completing referrals to support families, such as financial support, employment, housing and benefits.
  • Supporting families with Attendance and liaising with the Attendance Team.
  • Supporting with Pastoral and Pupil Welfare.
  • Any parenting worries or issues.
  • Advice and support to develop your own skills and confidence.

 

 

LEAP support agency list:

 

Organisation:

Telephone number:

Email address:

Website:

Social services

Tower Hamlets Children Social Care

(Children’s Social services)

0207 364 5601/5606

mash@towerhamlets.gov.uk

https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/health__social_care/childrens_social_care/childrens_social_care.aspx

Adult Social Care

(Assessment and intervention)

020 7364 5005

adultcare@towerhamlets.gov.uk

https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/health__social_care/ASC/Adult_social_care.aspx

Mental health

Tower Hamlets CAMHS

(Children and adolescent Mental Health)

0207 426 2375

elft-tr.CAMHSTowerHamletsDuty@nhs.net

https://camhs.elft.nhs.uk/

Tower Hamlets Early Detection Service

(Mental health 16-25)

0203 487 1320

elft.thearlydetection@nhs.net

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/service/115/Tower-Hamlets-Early-Detection-Service

Tower Hamlets Mental Health Crisis Line

(Adult mental health – parents/guardians)

0800 073 0066

elft.communications@nhs.net

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/service/446/Tower-Hamlets-Mental-Health-Crisis-Line-247

             

 

 

 

 

Sexual health, Child Sexual Exploitation abuse and rape

Ambrose King Sexual Health Centre

(Sexual health – Doctors/nurses - hospital)

020 7377 7307

BHNT.AKC-Reception@nhs.net

https://www.alleast.nhs.uk/

COMPASS – Safe East

(Sexual health, free condoms,

STI testing &

Contraception)

020 3954 0091

Text: 07520 615 593

compass.towerhamletsyphws@nhs.net

https://www.compass-uk.org/services/tower-hamlets-compass-safe-east/

East London Rape Crisis Centre (ELRC) (Helpline, criminal justice, welfare & counselling to women and girls who have experienced any form of sexual violence)

020 7683 1210

Morning

Monday,Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10am to 12pm

 

Afternoon

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

2.30pm to 4.30pm

 

Evening

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

6pm to 8pm

rapecrisis@niaendingviolence.org.uk

https://niaendingviolence.org.uk/

Revenge Porn Helpline

(Free, confidential advice and support).

 

                                   

0345 6000 459

(Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

help@revengepornhelpline.org.uk

https://revengepornhelpline.org.uk/

 

 

 

 

Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

(A 24/7 phone number to receive support when facing domestic abuse)

 

0808 2000 247

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/Contact-us

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

Victim Support Tower Hamlets (specialist service for victims of serious and violent crime, including rape and sexual assault)

 

020 7364 2448

24/7: 0808 1689 111

vs.towerhamlets@victimsupport.cjsm.net

https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/support-near-you/london/east-london

Tower Hamlets Community Intervention Service

 

(Supporting victims of domestic abuse)

 

 

020 3222 4027

 

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

 

Weekends 10am to 6pm

communityintervention@lookahead.org.uk

https://www.lookahead.org.uk/our-services/our-service-map/services-accept-self-referrals/tower-hamlets-community-intervention-service/

Muslim Women Helpline

(Supporting women against DV, FGM, CSE, self-harm, honour based violence, forced marriage and more – a culturally sensitive service)

0800 999 5786

 

10am to 4pm (Mon to Fri)

 

info@mwnhelpline.co.uk

https://www.mwnhelpline.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

Gangs, drugs and Child Criminal Exploitation

Breaking The Cycle

(Young people at higher risk of exploitation or involvement in criminal activities including knife crime or other violent incidences and their families).

Early Help

 

 

 

 

 

020 7247 8080

020 7515 7356

020 7364 5006 (opt 2)

 

 

 

 

 

info@osmanitrust.org

 

mail@streetsofgrowth.org

 

 

 

 

http://www.osmanitrust.org/breaking-the-cycle-of-youth-violence/

 

http://www.streetsofgrowth.org/

 

Referral form through Early Help:

https://bit.ly/2AA2WNy

Osmani Trust – Aashha Project

(Conflict resolution, Youth club, peer work and activities).

020 7247 8080

info@osmanitrust.org

http://www.osmanitrust.org/aims-objectives/projects/aasha/

Osmani Trust – Second Chance Programme (Delivered by Aasha)

 

(Programme specifically works with young people who are either actively involved in drug dealing or are at risk of being groomed into drug dealing).

020 7247 8080

info@osmanitrust.org

http://www.osmanitrust.org/aims-objectives/projects/aasha/

Streets of Growth

(Four key intervention areas to support young people: Lifestyle, environment, education and careers)

020 7515 7356

mail@streetsofgrowth.org

http://www.streetsofgrowth.org/

 

 

 

 

Alcohol and substance misuse

FRANK

(Support service for young people to avoid drugs and alcohol).

0300 1236600

Text: 82111

frank@talktofrank.com

https://www.talktofrank.com/

COMPASS – Safe East

(Service for children and young people who need support around drug and alcohol use and/or sexual health)          

020 3954 0091

Text: 07520 615 593

compass.towerhamletsyphws@nhs.net           

https://www.compass-uk.org/services/tower-hamlets-compass-safe-east/

Looking for support to parent your teenager? Young Minds has fantastic resources for parents:

https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/find-help/

 

Do you have teenage children?

Would you like to develop a positive relationship with your teenager and discover ways to encourage good behaviour?

Join our Triple P parenting programme – meet other parents and pick up some essential family survival tips!

Triple P Teen
Mondays until 22 Nov
10am - 12:30pm

For more details or to join
Email parenting@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7364 6398​

 

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