Please see below information that may be useful at this time.
Dorset Educational Psychologists are available to provide support if you are concerned about how your child is managing and you need someone to talk to. They will listen to your concerns and can offer practical advice and guidance. The helpline number is: 01305 474036. It is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.45pm. Callers need to ring and make an appointment for a 30 minute phone consultation.
Calls are confidential unless there is a risk of harm to the caller, their child or someone else. Brief records are kept of each call.
If you are experiencing financial difficulties due to the current crisis, support is available. If your income has dropped, or you have lost your job you may be able to get help with costs including school meals, transport and uniform. Call Dorset Citizens Advice on Freephone 0800 144 8848. See the council’s Reaching Out web pages for the full range of support and advice available