New Bewerley Community School

Family Support

At New Bewerley Community School we aim to provide support for all of our families. We recognise that families sometimes need additional information due to difficulties they may be facing. 

Mrs Shea is our Family Support Worker and Mrs Barnes leads our Inclusion Team. If you would like to speak further please contact the school to make an appointment. 

The information below provides links to outside agencies that you can contact direct. 

Activities

Follow the links for activities in the area

  Hunslet Club Activity Camps    Breeze in the Park 

 

5 a Side Football Laser Tag Ten Pin Bowling
 

 

Housing support

The following agencies can help with housing issues including banding, rent and assigning caseworkers.

 Engage Leeds

Leeds housing options 0113 222 4412

 

Dewsbury Road Community Hub also have advisors relating to housing  Dewsbury Road Community Hub

Dewsbury Road Community Hub
190 Dewsbury Road
Leeds
LS11 6PF

 

Leeds Domestic Violence Service

 

The Leeds Domestic Violence Service supports anyone in Leeds who is affected by domestic violence and abuse. 

The 24 hour Leeds Domestic Violence Service helpline: 0113 246 0401 

Click on the image below to take you to their website.

 

Food Bank Vouchers

Vouchers

Please ask for Mrs Barnes, Miss Seavers and Mrs Shea in school to help with vouchers. These are available for anyone who is struggling to feed their family due to debt, low income, benefit issues etc. 

Please make an appointment at the school office with one of the members of staff above and we will meet to discuss your needs.  This is available to anyone in school.

 

Hamara Centre

The Hamara Centre provides food for the community – contact them and they will advise on when you are able to collect food from them.

Hamara Centre

Tempest Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 6RD

0113 277 3330

  

Debt

Step Change

Step Change provide expert debt advice and financial guidance for anyone struggling with debt issues.  They will give unlimited support whilst you are struggling financially.

Step Change Debt Charity

  • 0800 138 1111
    Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm

Legal Advice 

Civil Legal Advice – 0345 345 43 35 - Open  Mon – Fri 9am – 8pm, Saturday 9am – 12:30pm Free legal advice for low-income individuals.

Rights of Women - 020 7251 6577 (Family Law Advice Line) Open Tuesday 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday 7pm – 9pm, Thursday 7pm – 9pm, Friday 12pm – 2pm.  Closed Bank Holidays.

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Advice line England – 0800 144 8848 (Advice by phone available in some areas) Free legal advice . 

Support Through Court - 0300 081 0006 a charity dedicated to providing free, independent assistance to people facing proceedings without legal representation.

RCJ Advice - 0203 475 4373 (Civil Cases already in court) 0203 745 8921 (For family cases e.g divorce, children or finance)  www.rcjadvice.org.uk We deliver free legal advice to people who cannot afford a solicitor and need assistance with preparing, or dealing with a court case. It will be useful to read our family triage form before you ring and you can also complete this form and email to familytriage@rcjadvice.org.uk - Open 9:30am-1pm and 2pm-4:30pm Monday - Friday. Run by Citizens Advice Bureau.

LawWorks – Free clinics nationwide – www.lawworks.org.uk click in the “individuals” tab 

Law Centres Federation - www.lawcentres.org.uk There are 55 Law Centres nationwide, staffed by solicitors & barristers who specialise in areas of civil law including housing and welfare benefits. Law Centre nearest to Leeds are Batley & Bradford.

Addiction

Forward Leeds 

Forward Leeds can help with issues relating to drug and alcohol addiction. This is for addicts and members of their family who are affected by such issues.

Forward Leeds

 

St Anne’s Community Services

0113 2435151

Operate a leading Residential Alcohol Rehab and Detox Service, Harm Reduction Crisis Service.

St Anne's Care Services - Substance Misuse and Harm Reduction

 

Support

Leeds Baby Bank

We are now in partnership with Leeds Baby Bank

The Baby Bank supports families who are in need by providing baby essentials. From nappies and formula to stair gates, buggies, clothing and toys. Leeds Baby Bank aims to provide all that is needed to support families in caring for children 0 - 5.

Speak to our Inclusion Team who can then make a referral.

Leeds Baby Bank

 

Bed Referrals 

If you are in need of a bed/mattress for your child/children please contact Mrs Barnes or Miss Seavers via the school office number (01138 878 718) and we can make a referral for a bed for you.

 

NHS Right to Choose

If you are a registered NHS patient in England and your GP refers you for specialist treatment, such as an ADHD or autism assessment, you have the legal right to choose an appropriate healthcare provider. More information on the link below.

Clinical Partners

 

Self-Care

For many parents and carers, finding time for yourself can be a challenge as you juggle family and relationships with your home and work life. 

Anna Freud National Centre for Families and Children  

West Yorkshire Mental Health support line – 0800 183 0558

The 24/7 service provides free, confidential support, advice, information and guidance for anyone registered with a Leeds GP who is concerned about their own or a family member’s mental health.