Woolley Wood School, Chaucer Road, Sheffield, S5 9QN

0114 2327160

Woolley Wood School


Parent Wellbeing


Dear Parents,

I hope you are keeping well and safe in these challenging times. I have spent some time putting together a list of links to websites and free online resources that may be helpful to you. As ever, some things will be of more use to you than others, but I hope you find something of interest to you.

Do keep safe.

Kind Regards

Beckie Howe 


Wellbeing Activities –  every day this month

‘Never alone’ - Support phone numbers  

Mental states you may experience today




Daily Calm


This is a free 10 minute daily mindfulness meditation

Sheffield IAPT service


Support to cope with the current pandemic situation, including an online 4 week course “Coping with covid” specially designed to help support anyone who is feeling stressed, anxious or worried during the Coronavirus outbreak


Family Action Telephone: 0808 802 6666 Text message: 07537 404 282 https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/familyline/

The FamilyLine service supports people who are dealing with family pressures in a new and innovative way by using a network of volunteers from across the country to support family members over the age of 18 through telephone calls, email, web chat and text message.

Family Lives (previously Parentline) Call: 0808 800 2222 https://www.familylives.org.uk/how-we-can-help/confidential-helpline/

Family Lives offers a confidential and free helpline service for families in England and Wales (previously known as Parentline). for emotional support, information, advice and guidance on any aspect of parenting and family life. The helpline service is open 9am – 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday.

Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline: 0808 802 0925 www.gingerbread.org.uk   One Parent Families/Gingerbread is the leading national charity working to help lone parents and their children
Grandparents Plus Call: 0300 123 7015 www.grandparentsplus.org.uk Grandparents Plus is the only national charity (England and Wales) dedicated to supporting kinship carers - grandparents and other relatives raising children