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Family Support Service help

What can the Family Support Service help with?

Family Support Service help

working with families

The Family Support Service offers a number of opportunities to access help within groups for:

  • parenting support
  • early years developmental issues
  • youth work programmes
  • support for those affected by domestic abuse
  • family learning

The Family Support Service can work with families, children, or young people who need help because they are:

  • excluded from school or having difficulties engaging with education
  • currently or at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training)
  • affected by domestic abuse or parental conflict
  • demonstrating risk-taking behaviour
  • impacted by the consequences of substance misuse
  • affected by poor mental health
  • impacted by poor attachments or relationships within the family
  • having difficulty parenting in a consistent way
  • impacted by financial problems and debt
  • having difficulty maintaining boundaries and expectations within the home
  • involved with the criminal justice system
  • young carers
  • vulnerable to exploitation
  • in a home environment impacting on the health and well-being of a child

Make a request for support online

You can request support for a child, young person or family online if you are:

  • a professional, requesting support on behalf of a family or child
  • a family member, requesting support on behalf of a family or child
  • a family member, requesting support for you and your family

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