Guidance for Parents

Worried about a child or family situation? 

School Support Email
welfare@olsc.manchester.sch.uk

Children and Family Services
Manchester office hours – 0161 234 5001
Manchester Emergency Duty Service – 0161 234 5001
Email: mcsreply@manchester.gov.uk

Salford office hours – 0161 603 4500
Salford Emergency Duty Team – 0161 794 8888
Web referral: https://contactus.salford.gov.uk/?formtype=BRIDGEREF

Oldham office hours – 0161 770 7777
Oldham Emergency Duty Team- 0161 7706936
Email: child.mash@oldham.gov.uk

Rochdale office hours – 0300 303 0350
Rochdale Emergency Duty Team- 0300 303 8875
E-mail: ehash@rochdale.gov.uk

Early Help
earlyhelpnorth@manchester.gov.uk
0161 234 1973

Food Banks and Support Agencies
1) Middleton Central Foodbank- Lighthouse project
Middleton Shopping Centre
info@middletoncentral.foodbank.org.uk / 0161 643 1163

2) The Chatterbox Project at Joy Community Church
70 Booth Hall Rd, Manchester M9 7BL
Phone: 0161 795 6162

3) Wood Street Mission
26 Wood Street, Manchester, M3 3EF. 0161 834 3140.

4) Mustard Tree
0161 850 2282
information@mustardtree.org.uk

Emotional Health Online Support
http://42ndstreet.org.uk/ then click online support

www.youngminds.org.uk

www.calm.com

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Chat Health: 07507330205

Young Minds (young people’s mental health charity) https://youngminds.org.uk/

Childline - https://www.childline.org.uk/ 0800 1111

The Mix (advice and support website) https://www.themix.org.uk/mental-health

If you are feeling anxious about the Covid-19 coronavirus in particular, this website gives good advice and support: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

If you are a parent or carer and require any further advice or support from an educational psychologist relating to Coronavirus, please contact the following help line 0161 276 0115 Monday - Friday 9am-12 noon.