If you or your son or daughter are in need of any extra pastoral support then please let us know as we want to help in whatever ways we can.
Birmingham diocese have provided us with details of an online advice, support and counselling service available to all young people in Birmingham (11-25 years of age):
Kooth.com is a free, safe, anonymous and non-stigmatised way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support online. Staffed by fully trained and qualified counsellors and available until 10pm each night, 365 days per year, it provides a much needed out of hours’ service for advice and support. As well as counselling, peer to peer support can also be accessed through our moderated message forums and online magazine. The following are links to the Kooth website and a short video about the service;
Other resources recommended by the diocese include:
Thinkuknow is a superb resource which has advice for children, parents and workers about keeping safe in the online world
Parents Protect provides resources for families who want to go online safely
Childnet International has, amongst other things, has a toolkit for parents and carers;