You will receive an email from Jo or Abi to ask if you would like an introductory phone call as well as zoom links for the peer support meetings. If your referral isn’t appropriate for the project, we will still email you to signpost you to other services that will be able to provide support.
Anything that is discussed in a peer support meeting is confidential unless there is a safeguarding risk, in which case we would follow our organisation’s policies whilst communicating this with you.
Lots of people find peer support improves their wellbeing by being in a space with other people who are experiencing similar situations.
Our peer support groups offer a chance for you to talk about your experiences with other parents or carers in similar positions. We ask how everyone’s week has been and you can share as much or as little as you would like. We think about self-care and how you as the parent or carer can … Read more
We run online group sessions on Mondays between 12.30pm – 1.30pm and 6pm – 7pm, and on Tuesdays between 3.30pm – 4.30pm You can come along whenever it feels good for you and fits into your schedule. You can also attend more than one a week if you feel you need the support.
Our online peer groups are for parents/carers/families supporting a child or young person experiencing self-harm.
Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. It can offer emotional, social, practical, or knowledge-based help as well as promoting connection, hope and support without any judgement. There are different types of peer support, but they all aim to: bring together people with shared experiences to support each … Read more