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Parent Support Information

Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

Please see below for details of charities – help groups that can offer assistance to either you or your families.

Every Mind Matters

Mindsmatter Talking Therapies – 01744 647100

Think Wellbeing St Helens has dedicated teams of psychological wellbeing practitioners, cognitive behavioural therapists and counsellors who offer a range of support to help you make positive changes to reduce stress and anxiety and improve your wellbeing. These include stress control classes, wellbeing workshops, group therapies, one to one support and telephone support.

We provide free services in St Helens for anyone over the age of 16. We offer our services from health centres and local community settings.

Please note, as an NHS service, if you decide to refer yourself we will keep your GP informed of your progress unless you explicitly instruct us not to.

St Helens Mind

Help in a Crisis

Children and young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis can contact our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Response Team.   The team is available 9am to 9pm seven days a week covering Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Warrington.  If you need urgent support or advice you can call the team on 01744 627618.


Alternatively, you can call the PAPRUS HOPELine UK (for young people) on 0800 068 4141 (10am to 10pm weekdays and 2pm – 10 pm on weekends) or the CALM Helpline (for men) on 0800 58 58 58 (from 5pm to midnight every day).

Positive Parenting Course

This is run at The District CE Primary School every Monday morning from 09.15am to 11.30am during term time.  Please contact Mrs Poole for further information on 01744 678250 or pop into the school office.

Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme

St Helens Safeguarding Board website

Drug and Alcohol Support

Financial crisis Support

Welfare Assistance Scheme –

Services provided by the Department for Work and Pensions and Job Centre Plus.

Furniture and White Goods

Applications for assistance for furniture and white goods should be made via the

For Help in a Crisis 

Food Vouchers

The District CE Primary School can provide 3 food vouchers per family per year – please see Mrs Barker for further information.


Barnado’s National Programme

The Department for Education has funded a new national programme within Barnardo’s to help children and young people in England who are experiencing harm and increased adversity during lockdown.   Click on the below link for further information.

Latest News

Take a look at our latest news posts below

NTS Donation to School

We are incredibly grateful to NTS for their very kind donation to purchase new science books for the children to enjoy. They cover a wide range of science topics for the children to read in class and extend their learning further - the books on Space have...

Our lovely grounds

Our grounds look lovely at this time of year!  We're so lucky to have such a beautiful area for our children to play and learn.

Y3/Y4 School Dodgeball Tournament

Today, some of our Y3/4 children represented us at a School Games dodgeball tournament. We didn't manage to come in the top 3, but the children worked so hard and worked really well as a team. They had the best time and really did us, District...

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01744 678250


Patterson Street,
WA12 9PZ



01744 678250


Patterson Street,
WA12 9PZ

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