Links to support for parents

Sometimes it can be hard to reach out when we need help, but help is out there. We have attached some useful links and numbers for people to access. Please also speak to us and ask as we may be able to help.

If you need to access help because of Domestic Abuse:

Visit https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/family/gender-violence/domestic-violence-and-abuse-getting-help/ for links to lots of agencies that can help, including:


Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
or visit www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk (access live chat Mon-Fri 3-10pm)


You can also visit https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/adult-care-services/domestic-violence-help-and-advice/

Which has the following local support that is available:


Local domestic abuse and sexual violence service, Safer Futures:

saferfutures.org.uk 0300 777 4777 (9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri)


Cornwall Refuge Trust’s 24hr helpline on 01872 225629 for support outside of those hours.


If you need to access Mental Health Support:

If you need to get help for your Mental Health, the National Charity Mind has some good ideas of where to start, including speaking to your GP:


There is also a Cornish branch of Mind: https://cornwallmind.org/ 

Phone 01208 892 855


There is also a Cornish NHS website: https://www.kernowccg.nhs.uk/your-health/mental-health/

And a 24/7 phone line to contact:  0800 038 5300 for advice and triage


Cornwall Council also have a page which offers support for a range of mental health issues: