Local Support for Families

Local Support Networks:

At St Mary’s we work alongside lots of agencies and groups who offer support to children and families. Some of this support takes place in school and some in the local community. If any of these agencies are of interest you can get in touch with them directly or come into school and we can help you to make a referral. The agencies logo should direct you to their own website:-

MIND North Staffs

Younger Mind offers emotional support to young people – Service available in school

Cheshire Young Carers

Support for children in a caring or supportive role

Cheshire Buddies Scheme

Support for disabled children and young people

Friends for Leisure

Helping disabled children & young people in Cheshire enjoy friendship & leisure

Primary Respect Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Service available in school.

The Dove Service – Bereavement Support

Visyon – Emotional Health and Wellbeing

South Cheshire CLASP

Support for lone parents and single parent families

CAMH – Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service

CAMHS have provided us with a list of useful wedsites and Apps relating to a variety of Mental Health concerns. The list can be found HERE.


Cheshire East Consultation Service


Talking PANTS teaches children important messages, like their body belongs to them and they should tell an adult if they’re upset or worried.

Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Hub


Operation Encompass

Police and education early information sharing partnership enabling schools to offer immediate support for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse


Online Safety

School Nurse Team

0 – 19 School Nursing Cheshire East


0808 1000 143 – a free phone helpline for children experiencing homophobic bullying. Open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm

Parentline Plus

0808 8002222 – a free 24hr phone helpline for anyone caring for children or textphone 0800 783 6783 for the deaf or hard of hearing