Home Link Worker
ELSA provision at Springhill Primary School
Mrs Sue Chapman our school ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) is specially trained in helping children deal with their emotions and feelings and those of others. She can support children with their social skills, self-esteem, friendship issues, relationships, anger management and behaviour, anxiety and worries.
Home Link Support: If you are struggling with the current cost of living crisis and need help, Mrs Chapman may have resources to help you.
Here are some useful websites that can also offer help & advice:
- https://www.solinked.org.uk provides information about food banks and food pantries where you can receive food parcels for free or for a small donation. Please contact Mrs Chapman) as she is able to make referrals to food banks.
- For advice about fuel bills go to: www.southampton.gov.uk/life-events/getting-help-with-the-cost-of-living/get-help-with-your-energy-bills.
- Citizens Advice Bureau: citizensadvice.org.uk We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating. At Citizens Advice we believe no one should have to face these problems without good quality, independent advice. That’s why we’re here: to give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
- www.companyshopgroup.co.uk Company Shop Group is the UK’s leading redistributor of surplus food and household products.
- www.citycateringsouthampton.co.uk provides information on who you can contact if you are struggling to feed your family.
- At Springhill we have a small food pantry to provide food parcels for our families; please do contact the school office and asked to be put through to Mrs Chapman, who will be happy to help. Every request will be treated in the strictest confidence.
For further help, information or advice, please contact Mrs Chapman via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, contact the school office and ask to be put through. Mrs Chapman’s working days are Monday to Wednesday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Some helpful links:
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