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Compass Primary School

Where to go for more support

Family Support:

Kettering Food Banks

Please click on the link to find out more information about the Kettering Food Bank

https://www.ketteringfoodbank.org/ 

Crisis Cafés

If you find yourself in crisis, or need support with your mental health in the evening and/or at the weekend, then please download the Mind Cafés document. This document outlines the days, times and locations of when the cafes are open for you to speak to a have professional mental health worker. 

Children and Families Service Finder

This is a great link to to search for providers of family-related services across the county.‚Äč

https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/service-finder?cfdebug=true

Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity that helps parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Their role is to support individuals in the family to achieve the best relationships possible with the children that you care about.

https://www.familylives.org.uk/

CAFCASS

Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

Cafcass represents children in family court cases in England. They put children’s needs, wishes and feelings first, making sure that children’s voices are heard at the heart of the family court setting, and that decisions are made in their best interests.

https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/

Domestic Abuse Support:

Eve (07827 239496)

Eve is a Christian domestic abuse charity based in Northamptonshire. They are committed to transforming lives affected by domestic abuse.  They provide a safe place in our refuge for women and their children who have escaped from domestic abuse. They also provide a domestic abuse recovery programme for women and children to heal, recover and rebuild their lives after the trauma of domestic abuse. 

https://eveda.org.uk/

Northants Domestic Abuse Service (0300 0120 154)

Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) is an organisation that helps and supports the victims of domestic abuse.

https://ndas.co/

Other useful support networks:

North Northants Council: 0300 126 3000 - all departments will then be listed for you to select.

Accommodation Concern: 01536 416560 - deals with benefits, potential homelessness and housing advice/issues.

Kettering DWP: 0800 1690 190

The Resource Centre at Grange Community Centre: 01536 534247 - offers advice on benefits, debt management and utilities.

Citizens Advice: 01536 482281 - Monday to Friday 9am – 2pm (Appt only).

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000 -  https://www.nspcc.org.uk/