Welcome to Student Support
Most Students will go through their time at the College happy and relaxed, but sometimes events happen either inside or outside College that affect a students’ well-being.
Many concerns can be sorted out by tutors, class teachers and Heads of Houses. We also have Student Support which offers additional services. These services include weekly drop-ins from and appointments with:-
- Targeted prevention nurse
- School nurse
- Weekly visits and lunchtime club for Young Carers
- Mediation and restorative work
- Counselling and Anger Management
- Visits from specialist Services
SOURCES OF SUPPORT
If you, a friend or family member needs someone to talk to of provide emotional support these organisations can probably help.
For all sorts of emotional support including suicidal feelings. They are expert listeners.
Telephone 08457 90 90 90 www.samaritans.org.
Provides support services for children and young people. Phone the free 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK about any problem
0800 1111 – www.childline.org.uk
CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE
Promotes the well being of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. The organisation provides support and offers information, advice, education and training services.
Selfharm.co.uk is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and to be honest about what’s going on in their lives. www.selfharm.co.uk.
If an adult is concerned about the welfare or well-being of a child they should
Telephone 0808 800 5000 www.nspcc.org.uk.
This organisation offers advice and support for 8 – 17 year olds, including a drop-in in Torquay at 7 Victoria Road, Ellacombe, Torquay, TQ1 1HL.Services offered include Children’s Rights, counselling and substance abuse advice, where no appointments are necessary.
Telephone – 01803 200100 www.childrenssociety.org.uk