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Help to parents and families | Help direct to children and young people

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a) Help to parents and families

01a Help in dealing with organisations

Support in dealing with organisations like Housing, Social Security, Social Services and Schools.
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02a Help & advice on financial problems

How to cope when in debt; advice on entitlement to welfare benefits.
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03a Life skills training/practical support at home

Training and/or help with practical jobs like caring for young children, budgeting, cooking and looking after the home.
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05a Adult literacy

Help with reading and writing.
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06a Material assistance

Assistance in cash or kind.
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07a Breaks away from home

Short stays for children with family, friends or on holiday.
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10a Support for early attachment

Guidance and support with parent/child interaction in the early years.
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11a Help with child development - language and learning

Guidance and support in relation to language and learning.
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12a Help with child development - feeding

Guidance and support in relation to feeding issues.
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13a Help with child development - sleeping

Guidance and support in relation to concerns about sleeping.
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14a Parenting advice & support (groups)

Help in learning to be more effective as a parent, including providing children with support and stimulation, through participation in parenting courses and groups.
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15a Parenting advice & support (one-to-one)

Help in learning how to be more effective as a parent through one-to-one discussion and activity.
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16a Help with children’s behaviour (groups)

Help in learning how to understand and manage children’s behaviour effectively - through groups and parenting programmes.
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17a Help with children’s behaviour (individual)

Help in learning how to understand and manage children’s behaviour effectively - through individual programmes of guidance and support.
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18a Guidance for parents of teenagers - offending

Specialist help where there are concerns about involvement in offending.
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19a Guidance for parents of teenagers - self harm

Specialist help where there are concerns about a teenager harming themselves.
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20a Guidance for parents of teenagers - eating disorders

Specialist help where there are concerns about eating disorders.
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21a Befriending/emotional support for parents

Informal support through relationship building. (Call ASK, the Wiltshire Children & Families Information Service on 08457 585072 for information on Parenting groups.)
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23a Assertiveness training

Learning how to stand up for yourself.
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24a Anger management

Help in dealing with a temper that tends to get out of control.
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26a Stress management

Learning how to cope with stress which is affecting daily life.
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28a Bereavement support

Help in coming to terms with a death.
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29a Personal counselling

Help in coping with past bad experiences, including abuse while a child.
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30a Relationship counselling

Help in learning how to deal with difficulties in adult relationships.
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31a Family counselling

Someone to help the family discuss problems with their relationships.
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33a Cognitive behavioural therapy

Helping to identify and challenge the ‘negative’ thoughts that hinder an effective response and replace them with ‘positive’ thoughts.
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34a Support with depression

Learning how to cope with and/or treatment of depression.
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35a Support with mental health problems

Learning how to cope with and/or treatment of other mental health problems.
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36a Alcohol & drugs support

Help in overcoming problems associated with alcohol & drug misuse.
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37a Domestic abuse support

Support for those who have experienced physical or emotional abuse in the home.
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39a Racial abuse support

Help and support if you are experiencing racial abuse, discrimination or intimidation.
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46a Guidance for parents of teenagers - extremism

Advice, guidance and support for parents of teenagers vulnerable to radicalisation.
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b) Help direct to children and young people

04c Support for young people living independently

Help and advice for young people who are living away from their families.
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08c Help with a healthy lifestyle

Information, advice and support in relation to healthy eating and smoking cessation.
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09c Sexual health advice & support

Information, advice, guidance and support in relation to sexual health matters for adolescents.
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22c Help with communication

Guidance and support for children in overcoming difficulties in expressing themselves, where there are speech and related problems.
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23c Assertiveness training

Learning how to stand up for yourself.
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24c Anger management

Help in dealing with a temper that tends to get out of control.
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25c Social skills development

Learning how to manage emotions and get on with adults and other children.
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26c Stress management

Learning how to cope with stress which is affecting daily life.
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27c Anxiety management

Learning how to cope with anxiety which is affecting daily life.
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28c Bereavement support

Help in coming to terms with a death.
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29c Personal counselling

Help in coping with past bad experiences, including abuse while a child.
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32c Counselling

Someone to discuss problems and concerns with (including about family breakdown) and give support in finding solutions.
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33c Cognitive behavioural therapy

Helping to identify and challenge the ‘negative’ thoughts that hinder an effective response and replace them with ‘positive’ thoughts.
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34c Support with depression

Learning how to cope with and/or treatment of depression.
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36c Alcohol & drugs support for young people

Information, advice, guidance and counselling for those involved with alcohol & drug misuse problems.
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38c Bullying support

Advice and support for children who are being bullied.
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39c Racial abuse support

Help and support if you are experiencing racial abuse, discrimination or intimidation.
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40c Childcare (preschool)

Activity-based group (or individual) care for young children which can be supportive, educational and remedial.
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41c Childcare (school age)

Activity-based group (or individual) care for children which can be supportive, educational and remedial.
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42c Play support

Direct support to children to encourage involvement in play.
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43c Organised groups for children

Groups offering activities and opportunities to discuss problems and develop social skills (see also: Day care).
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44c Positive activities for young people

Recreational activities that contribute to young people's wellbeing.
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45c Support for teenagers vulnerable to extremism

Advice, support and guidance for those vulnerable to radicalisation.
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d) Young People Living Independently

01i Help in dealing with organisations

Support in dealing with organisations like Housing, Social Security, Social Services and Schools.
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02i Financial advice

How to cope when in debt; advice on entitlement to welfare benefits.
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03i Life skills training

Training and/or help with practical jobs like caring for young children, budgeting, cooking and looking after the home.
Click for details

04i Support for young people living independently

Help and advice for young people who are living away from their families.
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05i Adult literacy help for young people

Help with reading and writing.
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06i Material assistance

Assistance in cash or kind.
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08i Help for a healthy lifestyle

Information, advice and support in relation to healthy eating and smoking cessation.
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09i Sexual health advice/support

Information, advice, guidance and support in relation to sexual health matters for adolescents.
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23i Assertiveness training

Learning how to stand up for yourself.
Click for details

24i Anger management

Help in dealing with a temper that tends to get out of control.
Click for details

25i Social skills development

Learning how to manage emotions and get on with adults and other children.
Click for details

26i Stress management

Learning how to cope with stress which is affecting daily life.
Click for details

27i Anxiety management

Learning how to cope with anxiety which is affecting daily life.
Click for details

28i Bereavement support

Help in coming to terms with a death.
Click for details

29i Personal counselling

Help in coping with past bad experiences, including abuse while a child.
Click for details

31i Family counselling

Someone to help the family discuss problems with their relationships.
Click for details

32i Counselling

Someone to discuss problems and concerns with (including about family breakdown) and give support in finding solutions.
Click for details

33i Cognitive behavioural therapy

Helping to identify and challenge the ‘negative’ thoughts that hinder an effective response and replace them with ‘positive’ thoughts.
Click for details

34i Support with depression

Learning how to cope with and/or treatment of depression.
Click for details

36i Alcohol & drugs support for young people

Help in overcoming problems associated with alcohol & drug misuse.
Click for details

37i Domestic abuse support

Support for those who have experienced physical or emotional abuse in the home.
Click for details

38i Bullying support

Advice and support for children who are being bullied.
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39i Racial abuse support

Help and support if you are experiencing racial abuse, discrimination or intimidation.
Click for details

44i Positive activities for young people

Recreational activities that contribute to young people's wellbeing.
Click for details

45i Support for teenagers vulnerable to extremism

Advice, support and guidance for those vulnerable to radicalisation.
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