Some key links for advice and support

Safeguarding Concerns

For any of our schools you can email concerns to safeguarding@sendat.academy 

If the child is in immediate danger please call 999.

If you are concerned about a child and unable to use the Portal, you can call Customer First on 0808 800 4005

Free School Meals (FSM)

We are using the Governments new voucher scheme. If you are eligible for free school meals and have opted for an email voucher that should come straight to you. If you asked for a posted voucher they are on their way (17-4-2020)

Frequently asked FSM Questions please click here

Eligibility Check for Free School Meals Suffolk:

https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/children-families-and-learning/schools/school-meals-uniforms-and-trips/apply-for-free-school-meals/

NSFT wellbeing helpline They are taking calls from parents / students who are worried about their mental health at this time.  

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Find-help/Pages/Helpline.aspx

Citizens Advice Bureau    

Advice and support across a wide range of issues including Legal, Debt, Housing, Benefits, Employer, Family and Consumer

https://suffolkwestcab.org.uk/

Foodbanks

Bury:  Gatehouse 

 Haverhill:   Trussell Trust  https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/emergency-food/  Useful links on their website

Domestic Violence

 If you or someone else is in immediate danger please call 999 and ask for the policeSilent calls will work if you are not safe to speak – use the Silent Solution system and call 999 from a mobile phone and then press 55 when prompted.

https://www.policeconduct.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Documents/research-learning/Silent_solution_guide.pdf

Domestic Violence – Suffolk

https://infolink.suffolk.gov.uk/kb5/suffolk/infolink/results.action?ipsvmore=Domestic%20violence&communitychannel=0&sr=0&nh=10

Coronavirus (CoVid-19) information – including latest guidance

https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/

Social Distancing  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others