Family Support Worker

Family Support Service

Lynn Daniel is Southern Road’s family support worker; she can offer emotional and practical support for parent and carers facing short or long term challenges.

She can support in various ways with;

  • Family Activities
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Advocacy
  • Early Help                               
  • Health advice e.g. dental, hearing, optical, immunisation
  • Housing and welfare
  • Community participation and engagement
  • E-Safety
  • Families new to the borough
  • Completing written and online forms
  • Routines at home e.g. sleeping , potty training, boundaries, behaviour, safety in and outside the home
  • Promoting positive parenting and dealing with the transition of adolescents
  • Finances e.g. utility bills, budgeting, debt management
  • Employment, training and volunteering
  • Family breakdown and coping with bereavement

If you would like to make an appointment to discuss any concerns please contact the school office on 020 8471 9048, call directly on 07931 823 131 or email lynn.daniel@southernroad.newham.sch.uk  alternatively for more information visit www.southernroad.newham.sch.uk

Please click on the links below for more information.

Health

Health and Wellbeing

Your child/children’s health is very important and being registered with your local health services is essential in order to maintain good health. Click on links below for information and support:

Doctors

For information on how to register with a GP please click here

To find a GP in your local area please click here

Optician

All children aged under 16 years old (or under 19 years and in qualifying full-time education) qualify for a FREE NHS sight test and are eligible for an optical voucher.  For information on eye care please click below.

NHS Opticians

Children’s Eyes

To find an optician in your local area click here

Dentist

All children aged under 18 years old (or 19 years and in qualifying full-time education) qualify for free NHS dental treatment if:

Information on entitlements

Information on dental health and services

Dental Health

Your Dental Check-up

To find a dentist in your local area please click here

Hospital and A & E

Find a hospital/A & E services in your local area by clicking here

Pharmacy

To find a pharmacy in your local area please click here

Vaccinations

Information on the vaccination check list

Sun Care Safety

Attending school with a water bottle filled with clean water, applied sun screen and wearing suitable clothing during hot weather is essential.

Information on sun safety please click here

Head lice

Click here for more information

Health Visitor

If your child/children are under 5 years your health visitor may be able to offer further support. 

For your health visitor in your local area please click here

For Balaam Park Health Centre please click here

Parenting

Computer Access

Toilet training, positive communication, sleep workshop etc.

Carers

Young Carers

Courses

Childcare

Extra-Curricular Activities

Housing

Housing

If you need information on housing you can contact Newham borough on 020 8 430 2000

Housing needs

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Housing.aspx

Housing Allocation

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/ServiceChild/Housing-allocations.aspx

Newham’s Housing Register

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/ServiceChild/Housing-register.aspx

Bidding for a property

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/ServiceChild/Bidding-for-a-property.aspx

Newham’s Home Exchange

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Home-exchange.aspx

Accreditation Landlords Scheme

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Landlord-accreditation-scheme.aspx

Tips on finding a private rented home

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/private_renting/renting_privately/ways_to_find_a_private_rented_home

Letting Agencies

http://www.dssmove.co.uk/

http://property.adzuna.co.uk/to-rent?

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/

Paying or receiving a deposit

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Paying-a-deposit-and-getting-it-back.aspx

Find out if a property is licenced

https://pa.newham.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=LicencingApplication

Improvements and Repairs

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Improvements-and-repairs.aspx?l1=100007

Homelessness

http://england.shelter.org.uk/home

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Homelessness-advice-and-support.aspx

http://www.homelesspages.org.uk/homeless-england/service/lb-newham-homeless-persons-unit

DV

http://www.refuge.org.uk/

Issues with your letting agent or landlord

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Problems-when-renting-privately.aspx

Bereavement Support
Education, Employment and Volunteering

Employment Opportunities

Support with CV’s, business start-ups, career support, interview preparation etc. Please click on the links below

Adult Education Courses

ESOL Classes

Volunteering

Increase your confidence and build on your existing skills by volunteering.   To find out what is available in your local area, please click on the links below.