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Parents & Carers Useful Links

Sometimes in life, we all need a little extra help in different areas of our lives. See the listed organisations below for some useful advice.

Organisation name and details

Contact information

Anti-Bullying Alliance

ADDvanced Solutions

Parent support sessions for parents with children who have a neurodevelopmental condition such as ASD and ADHD.

The Beacon Building, YMCA, St Helens, WA10 2TJ

Tel: 01744 582172

Career Connect St Helens College

A charity who are passionate about providing high quality independent careers advice, bridging the gap to learning and employment and better life chances for young people and adults. 

St Helens College Water Street

Tel: 0843 2211012

Catch22 Children Missing and Child Sexual Exploitation Service

Tel: 07540 668946

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Assessment & Response Team

Daytime Tel: 01925 579405 (8am - 5pm)

Out of Hours Response Team Tel: 01744 627618

Children and Young People Services

Tel: 01744 671275

Community Sexual Health Service (TAZ)

Sexual Health and Contraceptive advice, Chlamydia Screening, Contraceptive prescriptions - pills, condoms, injection, Emergency contraception, Pregnancy testing and guidance on unplanned pregnancy. For young people under 19 only.

Tel: 01744 646473

Domestic Abuse Service

4 Corporation Street, St Helens WA9 1DL

Tel: 01744 743200 (8am - 5pm)

24 Hour Helpline 01925 220541

Family Information Service

Offering free, impartial advice on a range of services.

Wesley House, Corportion Street, St Helens

Tel: 0800 9529523

Internet Safety thinkuknow

thinkuknow is a website that has resources, advice and guidance for parents and carers to help raise awareness of online child abuse and exploitation.


Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online Mental Wellbeing Community for young people aged 11 to 25. It is available through smart phone, tablet or computer with a team of accredited counsellors.

Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about your child’s school.

Safe Lives

Safe Lives is a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone.


Safe2Speak offers support to any resident of St Helens who is a victim of domestic abuse, whatever your living situation. The service is free, confidential, supportive, informative, non-judgmental and available to anyone experiencing domestic abuse of any kind: sexual, physical, emotional or financial.


If you need to talk in confidence. 24 hour service.

Tel: 116 123

St Helens Childrens Centres

Friendly fun place offering support and advice, play groups and parent groups to meet new friends and take part in activities.

St Helen's Citizens Advice Bureau

Provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Helps people resolve thier legal, money and other problems and it improves the policies and practices that affect people's lives.

Millenium Centre St Helens

Tel: 01744 737866

Chrysalis Centre For Change

Mental healtyh and domestic abuse support.

1st Floor Beacon Building, College Street, St Helens

Tel: 01744 451309

St Helens Youth Justice Service

For children at risk of offending, re-offending and or significant concerns about anti-social behaviour

Lord Street Centre, Lord Street, St Helens, WA10 2SP

Tel: 01744 677990

NHS Services

Find the service you need - GP, A&E, Dentist etc


Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team

Tel: 01744 675605

Contact the School

Penkford School

Wharf Road
WA12 9XZ

Main Contact: Ms A Kyle

Report an Absence: Mrs R Savage

Safeguarding: Mr D Francis or Mr J Mckune

Family Support: Mrs Y Hall

SEN Contact: Mr D Francis / Ms A Kyle

Curriculum: Mrs N Laughton

Careers: Miss F Maxwell

Tel: 01744 678745
Fax: 01744 678748

SEN Email:

Penkford School. Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 9XZ

Tel: 01744 678745 | Fax: 01744 678748 | Email:

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