Domestic Abuse Help
This is a challenging time for all families but at the moment, tensions in some households will have risen and, as a result some homes will not be safe places.
Although school is closed, we are still here to help. You can ring or text for advice, or use one of our other messaging platforms.
Other Useful Sites or Apps
Bright Sky - Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app, launched in partnership with the Vodafone Foundation, providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know. Download from your app store.
online chat service, open from 10am-12pm Monday-Friday.
provides online tools, information, courses and support for people experiencing abuse, all free to access. Their Soul Medicine courses provide bitesized support, delivered in disguised emails at a time that you choose. They are also launching a secure Telegram channel to provide particular support during this time.
Men's advice line - 0161 801 0327
- an interactive website for children to understand domestic abuse
Many local shops are offering either a delivery service, or click and collect service. Please see below and support our local shops.
The Tameside SEND Pupil Support Service is now offering a Parent Helpline. The service is for the parents/carers of children with EHCPs, currently not in school. The service will offer support and guidance to parents who have SEND children at home, and who are currently struggling to support, engage and/or manage their SEND needs.
The helpline will be available to parents from today, Monday 30th March, and will operate between the hours of 9am-1pm.
Helpline details as follows:
Mon-Fri 9am to 11am 0161-3438381
11am to 1pm : 07971132375
It is great that Tameside are offering this service. Just a reminder though that school staff are also available through Classdojo messages if you need more specific help from someone who knows your child.