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Useful Parent & Family Links

SCHOOL NURSE

Myra Bye - Telephone: 0300 4218906 or email myra.bye@glos-care.nhs.uk

FAMILY INFORMATION SERVICE

Family Information Service (FIS) can provide a huge variety of information to families with children 0 -19 ranging from nurseries, out of school clubs, childcare and much more

Freephone: 0800 542 02 02 (Mon-Fri 9am to to 5pm)

Fax: 01452 544010

Email: familyinfo@gloucestershire.gov.uk
Gloucestershire Families Directory Webpage

Advice for families whose children are moving from primary to secondary school

Freephone: 0800 988 80 42

Email: choiceadvice@gloucestershire.gov.uk


SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service)

Formerly known as Gloucestershire Parent Partnership Service.  Confidential impartial advice for parents or carers whose children (between the ages of 0 and 25 years) have special educational needs.

Freephone: 0800 158 36 03

SENDIASS Webpage

Gloucestershire Parent Carer Forum Webpage

Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass is an innovative project in which educational settings (schools and nurseries) in Gloucestershire participate, and which is run in partnership with Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Executive and Gloucestershire Police. 

Operation Encompass

GCC Healthy Start

Healthy Start Webpage

CHURN PROJECT

The Churn Project run various adult courses ranging from computing to job hunting skills. Tel: 01285 626262 and quote "Churn" for more information
Churn Project Webpage
PARENTLINE PLUS

Free consultation and support for parents. Tel: 0808 800 2222
Parentline Plus Webpage

HOME-START

A network of trained volunteers offerings support to parents. Tel: 0800 068 63 68
Home-Start Webpage
Families Online Webpage

Dad Matters Gloucestershire

Dad Matters Gloucestershire exists to support dads to have the best possible relationship with their families, also working closely with other professionals within Gloucestershire and nationally to better support dads in the first 1001 days of their parenting journey.

Dad Matters Gloucestershire

OLIO app

OLIO is a mobile app for food sharing, aiming to reduce food waste. It does this by connecting people with surplus food to those who need or would like to use it. Food must be edible; it can be raw or cooked, sealed or opened.

OLIO webpageNUTRITIONIST RESOURCE

A useful resource for those looking for support or general advice about nutrition.
Nutritionist Resource Information Webpage