Latest Letter to Parents Jan 12 2021

The Local Authority, together with Pinpoint, Family Voice (Peterborough’s parent carer forum) and SENDIASS co-produced this Jan 12th 2021 letter to parent carers.  It has been sent to schools to share with you but we are sharing here for completeness.  The message is ‘talk with parent carers’ and don’t make decisions about their children without them.

In parallel, we have issued a Lockdown Survey so we can understand how things are working for you. Complete it here.

If you are not happy with the current offer or have not had an offer,  do please talk with school – the situations schools are dealing with are changing daily and things may have changed again.

 

General Covid Information

Quick-guide-for-parents

To keep up to date with all the latest Covid advice visit the Local Authority’s Covid Pages and the Local Healthcare Trust.

For national updates visit

Need extra help and someone to listen?

Pinpoint offers regular Tii Hubs where you can drop in for a chat with other parent carers and have help towards services which may help you and your child.

Contact provide direct advice and support services to parent carers. Their free helpline is open Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5.00pm: 0808 808 3555. They also provide a listening ear service, live chat facility and closed facebook page for carers of disabled children.

Parent to Parent line on 0808 800 4106 Challenging Behaviour Foundation.

Caring Together have a chat line available to carers. They are also offering support for carers to attend their COVID-19 vaccination.

Need help with managing behaviour?

Pinpoint run free workshops for parent carers each month in term time, many of which feature managing behaviour.  We also a have a dedicated webpage.

Need help with online learning?

Your child’s school should be able to provide online learning and support but you can also find resources here.

Need help with benefits?

We have a whole section of our website offering help.

Need help with mental health?

We have a section of our website that explains how to access support, much of which does not need to wait for a referral.