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Support for Parents and Carers

We have drop-in sessions in our Children's Centre, 8.30-9.30am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with free refreshments.

There's a chance to chat, share concerns or ask for help and support. We're there for you. 

We have scheduled visits from: Housing; Police; Community Cohesion; Prevent; and Adult Learning. Check the homepage or our Facebook page each week for events. Please let us know if you want us to invite any other agencies.

There are other things going on, too. Here's some of what's on offer:

Mondays: ​​

  • All day - Locala child health sessions with a 0-19 practitioner and baby clinic
  • Community learning with Jo Liversedge:
    • ​Morning - Family Thrive
    • Afternoon - Time for You parent course
    • After school - Young Leaders


  • 8.30-9.30 Parent Drop in with:
    • ​General chat, help and support
    • Special Educational Needs advice from school senior leaders


  • All day - Locala Child Health sessions
  • 8.30-9.30 Parent Drop in with:
    • ​General chat, help and support
    • Additional Needs advice


  • 8.30-9.30 Parent Drop in with:
    • ​General chat, help and support
    • Alternate weeks, parents of children with Additional Needs or community support

​In addition, on Mondays, 1.00-3.00pm, Moor End Academy offer emotional well-being support for parents in the Pennine Centre (the bungalow to the left of the school drive).

Family Support and Advice - choose your question

If you need support and advice about anything related to your child or home issues, you are welcome to come into school to speak to us, or call in at the parent drop-ins shown above. 

  • Where do I go for advice on benefits, jobs or debt?

    There's lots of advice available here - www.betteroffkirklees.org.uk

  • What if I'm worried about my child's emotional wellbeing?

    Our Pastoral Wellbeing Team will be happy to discuss any worries you have. In the first instance, you can contact Gill Simpson or Rachel Topham in school

    If you feel that your child has serious emotional issues, there is help available through "Thriving Kirklees" tel 0300 304 5555 or  website https://www.northorpehall.co.uk/young-people/accessing-support

  • I need some help at home, with behaviour or other family issues, what can I do?

    Contact Gill Simpson or Rachel Topham for a confidential chat. We may be able to direct you to the help you need easily or we can discuss ways to find extra help

Children's Comprehensive Health Guide: From Newborn to Teen

West Yorkshire ADHD Support Group

Are you an adult with ADHD or a parent/carer of a child with ADHD? Do you suspect that you or your child may have ADHD? Would you like to meet people in a similar situation for a chat and informal support?

Come and meet our group on the first Tuesday of every month, 7.30-10pm at Pindersfield Hospital, Floor E, Gate 47, Room 170.

For more info, find us on Facebook and send us a private message or email westyorksadhd@gmail.com.

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