Although school is partially closed please feel reassured that you can still contact our family support worker, Miss Tyson via email email@example.com and via school mobile on 0771565786.
Please also see the list below of various other local services available to offer advice and support at any time for you and your family.
DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT
Pendle Domestic Violence Initative (PDVI)
If you are experiencing Domestic Abuse, including physical abuse, sexual abuse emotional abuse, controlling behaviour, threats, harassment or are subject to forced marriage and honour based violence from a partner, ex-partner or family member, we can help.
Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00pm – 6:00pm, out of hours you can contact us on the Emergency East and Central Lancashire 24 Hour Helpline: 08448 114 350.
If its an emergency, or if you or someone else is in immediate danger please call 999.
GP, Health Visitor or School Nurse
If you have concerns about your child's health and wellbeing or development, discuss it with your GP, health visitor or school nurse. They will be able to advise you on issues such as eating disorders, speech problems, bedwetting, potty training, sleeping problems, establishing a routine, behaviour and tantrums, mental health, emotional health, self harming, drugs and alcohol, pregnancy and contraception.
Children and Family Wellbeing Service
The Children and Family Wellbeing Service, previously children's centres and Young People's Service, provide services to help with parenting and other support you may need.
Some of this will be in groups and some of this will be with individuals.
Some of the services are available to all children or families and others are for those who are in most need of support.
We offer different services across a range of locations to meet the needs of the local community including:
- Support for individual children, young people or their families
- Health services – ranging from health visitors to breastfeeding
- Parenting advice for mums, dads and carers
- Activities and groups where your baby, toddler or child can play and learn
- Advice to help you to support your child’s learning from birth
- A great place to make new friends
- Connecting with the local community
- Access to specialist support for families with children with disabilities/additional needs
- Advice and guidance on how to keep you and your child healthy
- Sensory rooms
- Help to access adult learning opportunities
- Advice on jobs, training and benefits
- Opportunities for volunteering
To find out what groups and support are available in your area you can ask your nearest service
Colne Neighourhood Centre
Walton Street, Colne
Being a parent has never been easy. It can be lonely, frustrating, heart breaking and over-whelming.
Life-changing events can happen to anyone. That is why Home-Start is ready to support families through their toughest times.
Every Home-Start volunteer is trained to help them work alongside you to overcome the challenges you are facing. We work with you to build on your strengths and give you the support that you tell us that you need.
Home-Start in East Lancashire (Nelson Office)
Telephone: 01282 690536
Citizen’s Advice Bureau
Citizens Advice help thousands of people to resolve their legal, money and a huge variety of other issues by providing free, independent and confidential advice every year.
We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
Colne Neighbourhood Centre, Walton Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0EL
61/63 Every Street, NELSON, Lancashire, BB9 7LT
Adviceline (England): 03444 111 444
2021 Kids eat free (subject to availability)
This promotion is valid for children under 16 years of age.
Choose breakfast, lunch or dinner during the cafe's opening hours.
Cafes are open for takeaway only
£1 minimum spend is required in the cafe to qualify for a free children's meal
Maximum of 1 meal from the children's menu per child per day.
Nelson Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an active member of the Nelson Churches Foodbank. As such we jointly host the foodbank at the Salvation Army twice a week, along with Christ Church on Carr Road.
If you are in need of help you can come along to the Foodbank at the following times:
The Salvation Army 2pm-4pm
The Salvation Army 2pm-4pm
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 01282 693670
St Bartholomew Church, Colne
Get By Bags
St. Bartholomew’s Church in Colne has a food bank initiative available to all who are in need in our community. No referral is required.
They are located in the centre of Colne, in the Parish Room of St. Bartholomew’s Church, next door to the church itself on Church Street. There is a sign outside and our regular volunteers are there to welcome you. Open on Mondays from 10:30am to 12:30pm.
Colne Open Door
Open door can provide free food parcels for any families in need.
Just phone up and speak with Dawn or Katrina to discuss your needs.
1 Great George Street, Colne
Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant Scheme (BPRCVS)
The Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant for Food and Essential Supplies is a one-off contribution for local authorities in England to use to support people who are struggling to afford food and other essentials due to COVID-19
What can be provided?
- Essential items.
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be resident in Burnley, Pendle or Rossendale
- Be able to demonstrate that they struggling to afford food and / or other essentials due to Covid-19.
- not have any savings, access to other monies or affordable source of funding, or other means of accessing support
For more information or should you have any questions, please contact BPRCVS on 01282 433740