Parent/Carers

Impact Arts is offering free arts and crafts sessions for young people aged 12-19 every Friday afternoon in the National Museum of Scotland.

Full details of these activities is available from Rosanna Hall at Impact Arts by telephoning 0141 575 3001 or emailing rhall@impactarts.co.uk

Information for Secondary School Websites on
Support for Parents and Carers

Teen Triple P
joininedinburgh.org/parenting-programmes/teen-triple-p/
Teen Triple P is a positive parenting programme which is suitable for parents, step parents, grandparents and carers of pre-teens and teenage children aged 11-16years.

Find a Teen Triple P course near you and apply online

For more information call 07860 736129 from Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm or email supportingparentsandcarers@edinburgh.gov.uk

Raising Teens with Confidence
joininedinburgh.org/parenting-programmes/raising-teens-confidence/

This six-week course is for parents and carers to help them understand how they can best support their own and their teenagers’ emotional wellbeing

To find out more information about when the next Raising Teens with Confidence will run in our school contact Alan Stewart, Family Engagement Worker on 0131 442 2201 or email alan.stewart@whec.edin.sch.uk

Support and Information Sessions on Teenagers Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health joininedinburgh.org/parenting-programmes/support-and-information-sessions/


Support and Information sessions run throughout the year for parents and carers who are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s emotional wellbeing or mental healthFind out details of the next Support and Information Sessions.
For more information or to be added to the circulation list call 07860 736129 from Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm email supportingparentsandcarers@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Programmes, Activities and Groups for Parents and Carers http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/pacs

Information on local programmes, activities and groups which are available to support parents and carers.

Download the Parent and Carer Support booklet for your local area on the City of Edinburgh Council website

For more information on the support available for parents and carers email supportingparentsandcarers@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is run from the Holy Trinity Church and aims to support families who are experiencing financial difficulties by providing debt counselling and other supports. CAP can assist families to maximise income through;

  • Debt counselling
  • Support towards employment
  • Fresh Start – a support group to overcome life-controlling behaviours

You can find out more about CAP at https://capuk.org/ or to speak to an Advisor, call free on 0800 328 0006.

City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian have created a booklet which provides parents and carers with information about support that is available to help families with the cost of attending school. The document includes  useful information about support such as free school meals and assistance with school clothing. If you would like further information about anything that’s in this document, please contact Alan Stewart, Family Engagement Worker on 0131 442 2201. Please click on the document cover to read the full PDF.