Sometimes parents need some extra support.
You might need some help to improve you or your child’s mental health & wellbeing. This section explains the different types of support that you can access.
SHOUT is a 24/7 text service where anyone, of any age, can text if they are struggling to cope or need mental health support.
This service is free and confidential from all major UK networks.
SHOUT aims to respond within 5 minutes to support anyone in immediate distress.
Texting ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 is anonymous and will not show up on your phone bill.
information for parents and carers to support your young person’s mental health.
Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.
FREE to all aged 16-25 in Renfrewshire.
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School Support Service
The School Support service is designed to provide an easily accessible advice service for parents or carers of a child at secondary school, or for young people 16+ themselves who may want a bit of advice around money, benefits and allowances they can claim, debt, housing and more. An adviser from Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau will be visiting all secondary schools and will have a number of bookable appointments each day.
The School Support booking system is now live, and appointments can be booked here:
Parents/carers can book an appointment at any school.
The service is free and confidential.