Parents & Carers

Here you will be able to find various information relating to issues and interest that you may find useful. Each page located within this section provides website and contact details if you require more information or need to speak and report an issue.

If for some reason you can not located information that you may need please feel free in contact us via the contact us link at the very bottom of this page.

  • Bullying

    Bullying is; the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person or group by another person or group, where the relationship involves an imbalance of power.

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  • Child Neglect

    Neglect happens when parents or carers can’t or won’t meet a child’s needs. Sometimes this is because they don’t have the skills or support needed,…

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  • Children with Special Educational Needs

    What is the Local Offer? From September 2014, all Local Authorities had to publish a Local Offer. The aim is to help people to easily…

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  • Child Protection Conferences

    Concerned about a child’s welfare? If you have concerns about a child’s safety or well-being you should contact Social Care Direct. They will deal with…

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  • Child Sexual Exploitation

    Some of the visible signs of child sexual exploitation can include: Regularly missing from home or school and staying out all night Change in behaviour –…

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  • Domestic Abuse

    Domestic Abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are,…

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  • E-Safety

    Children and young people spend a lot of time online – it can be a great way for them to socialise, explore and have fun.…

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  • Fostering and Adoption

    What is Foster Care: Being a foster carer not only provides a temporary home for a child or young person, it’s also an important role…

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  • Getting Early Help

    ​​​Early Help Hubs offer a range of services for families in Wakefield District and can help those who need support at the earliest opportunity. The…

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  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

    If you are worried or concerned about a child or young person mental health and wellbeing please follow the links below for more information, that…

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  • Myths of Child Abuse

    Let’s bust the myths Here you can find the Facts and Fiction around child Abuse and what people think is right or wrong. Myth Does…

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  • Substances & Legal Highs

    Drugs and How to talk about them: Where to start keep your cool Encourage conversation Discuss the risks Children are less likely to take drugs…

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  • Together We Can Tackle Child Abuse

    Did you know there were over 11 million children under the age of 18 living within the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS). In 2014…

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  • Understanding & Soothing your baby

    On the website provided below you can find  information and advice from other websites, books, mums and dads, and a parenting advisor Eileen Hayes. This will help…

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