Useful Links

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Parent Support

Our PACSA (Parent And Child Support Advisor)

About the Role: 

  • PACSAs offer support and advice to families, dealing with a wide range of issues to support their child’s learning and development.
  • Work with families to make the link between home and school
  • Listen to parents with concerns/worries
  • Provide access to parenting support groups
  • Offer one to one support sessions to parents and carers
  • Signpost parents and carers to organisations for specific support where appropriate

Working Hours:

Monday and Thursday during Term time

Contact Details:

Laura Abraham          
Phone – 07595 710003
Email – pacsa@churchdownvillage-jun.gloucs.sch.uk

Useful Agencies: 

Family Lives – formally Parentline Plus - information and services on issues facing parents plus a free confidential helpline available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
www.familylives.org.uk/   
0808 800 2222

Family Information Service – clubs/ activities/ childcare
www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/fis

Local Childminding Network – childcare    
www.ncma.org.uk

GUiDE Information Service - the health, social care and disability information service for Gloucestershire.          
www.guide-information.org.uk/

Parent Partnership Service – advice for parents & carers with a child with Special Needs         
www.glospps.org.uk

Direct Gov – all the public services in one place
www.gov.uk

Gloucestershire Families Directory – a source of useful information for families in Gloucestershire
www.glosfamiliesdirectory.org.uk   
0800 542 0202

Citizens Advice:    
www.citizensadvice.org.uk                 
01452 528017