Free School Meals

Our Council is committed to supporting families throughout the year but in particular during COIVID-19. As part of this support we have delivered over 70,000 Free School Meals to 1700 households but we are now extending the options available of providing Free School Meals with a direct cash payment option. The Cash Payment is £35 every 2 weeks per child …

#SupportDG – Supporting Children

We are aware that during this difficult period parents, carers and educaton staff may be seeking some support to help manage the wellbeing of children. Our telephone consultation service offers blocks of time when we will have both educational psychologists and educational visitors available to chat with you and offer any advice. From Tuesday 31st March 2020 we will be …

Promoting Mental Health Newsletter

This month’s newsletter focuses on helping you cope during school absence due to COVID-19 Why is mental health important? Schooling at home – some helpful tips Promoting positive mental health during crisis- tips and advice Need some help? Please click here to read the full Newsletter.

School Nurse Service – Information for Service Users

COVID-19 Update Useful Websites www.childline.org.uk – a free private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. www.samaritans.org.uk – If you need someone to talk to, we listen. We won’t judge or tell you what to do. www.nhsinform.scot – Scotland’s national health information service. www.talktofrank.com – facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today. www.youngminds.org.uk – advice and …