Alison David: Family Support Worker
She provides confidential help and advice to parents about any issues that might be affecting them or their families which includes housing, parenting, employment and wellbeing.
Alison is in school on Thursdays and Fridays and can be contacted via the office or in the playground in the morning or at home time.
Parents and carers often have worries or concerns that may feel difficult to talk to anyone about. This might be about their family and children, themselves or other issues that they might need practical help and advice with. Alison can offer a listening ear and confidential help and support over any issue however big or small. She can also signpost to other organisations and support.
- Children’s behaviour
- Family life
- Mental health & wellbeing
- Employment & volunteering
- Help with filling in forms
There are regular Information Sessions and Workshops for parents and carers on a variety of topics and learning. These have included Mental Health & Wellbeing for Families, Cooking, Craft sessions and Employment advice and guidance as well as sessions on internet safety.
Outside organisations and agencies attend coffee morning sessions to provide information and advice e.g. Victim Support, Community Safety, Kier Starmer MP, local councillors – Alison Kelly
If parents have specific topics or guests requests at the coffee morning sessions they can speak to Alison.
New Parent Peer Support Group
This is a friendly and informal group and parents meet every Thursday 9-10.15am in the Community Room. A delicious free breakfast is provided and parents meet to listen and discuss with each other various topics of concern or interest. This is an open group and all parents at Rhyl are welcome to attend.