Support for parents/guardians
Are you a parent/ guardian? How can you give your child the extra support they may need right now?
Now more than ever, our young people need extra support to help shape their future.
So many of them will have experienced major, unexpected changes in the last few months, it can be difficult to know where to start to get back on track.
Locally and nationally, there are organisations that specialise in supporting families from advice on next steps for school leavers to how to cope with anxiety and stress.
Help is on hand and here’s some starting points…
Find out more about Plymouth’s guidance and support available for parents/guardians below:
Plymouth Online Directory
The Plymouth Online Directory (POD) is a community-based directory with a focus on health, social and wellbeing services.
If you are a parent, guardian, or carer for a young person you may find information contained on the CSW Group website useful.
CSW provided targeted support to young people in education to ensure they are able to make successful transitions into education, employment or training (EET). This targeted support includes working with young people in any of the identified vulnerable groups including SEND, in-care/Care Leavers, young carers and those who are electively home educated. They also work with all young people who are NEET or at risk of becoming NEET (not in education employment or training) to support them to overcome any barriers and to make successful transitions to EET.
If you feel that your child may need extra support to ensure that they engage in education, employment or training after Year 11, you can contact CSW group for further information and to find out whether they may be eligible to also receive 1:1 support.
Career resources available for parents and carers
Download a Parents Carer’s eBook here:
Supporting our young people with SEND
Please visit our page featuring Special Educational Needs and Disability services
Supporting our young people with their mental health
Please visit our page featuring support for mental health and well-being