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  1. Managing money guide for young people

    Growing up and becoming more independent means having to think about things like saving, budgeting, student finance, travel costs and much more. It can feel confusing and scary at times, filling in forms, understanding what they are talking about, is this right for me, what…
  2. Mental health

    Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through…
  3. Mental Health Advice and Support

    There are lots of helplines and support groups for mental health and wellbeing. Some are specific to an issue, others give general advice and support to families.  There are many types of mental health issues. Listed here are the most common ones. It is always…
  4. Money, Welfare and Benefits

    Worried about paying the bills and feeding your family? Find out what benefits you could be entitled to, what you can do about gas and electric bills, rent arrears, paying for school meals and travel, paying loans and credit card debt. Talk to a service…
  5. Moving out

    You may choose to live independently form your parents and carers. You can find help and guidance on lots of different services that can help support you in your own home. Help from the government The Government website offers advice on all areas of moving…
  6. Outdoor Play

    Children love to play and outdoor play is really important. They need natural sunlight and fresh air. If they can run around outside and find new things, they can grow and develop. Children love to pick flowers, splash through puddles, run through leaves and search…
  7. Parenting classes and support

    Programmes for parents/carers provide you with the opportunities to learn and improve your parenting skills, helping you understand your children's needs and helping you cope with present and future difficulties. They also provide you with a chance to meet and share experiences with other parents…
  8. Parents, Carers & Siblings

    Parents and carers play a vital role in their child's development and any discussions about how a child's special educational needs should be met. Their views should always be taken into account and the wishes of the child should also be heard. Which is why…
  9. Pregnancy

    Congratulations on your pregnancy. It is a very exciting time for you and your family.  Did you know that babies start to recognise their mother’s voice during pregnancy? Help your baby to communicate before they are born. There's lot's you can do. Below are some…
  10. Pregnancy and Babies

    Pregnancy and having a baby is a time when you need lots of support and advice. Getting the right information will help you to give your baby the best start in life. Find everything you need to know about pregnancy and caring for a new…

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