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Parent Support

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

What does PALS do?:

  • Offer advice and support for you and your family
  • Provide you with information on NHS services
  • Listen to your concerns, suggestions and queries
  • Help you sort out problems quickly
  • Encourage you to get involved

CAMHS Services Sheffield

Information on all Children's Health services in Sheffield.

Young Minds

A wealth of information about adolescent mental Health issues. Excellent links and resources.

SYEDA

A support service for young people with eating disorders and their carers

SENDIAST

SENDIAST provide:

  • Completely confidential and impartial information & advice over the telephone
  • Completely confidential and impartial information & advice face to face either in the parent/carer’s home or at a venue of their choosing
  • Explanations of their rights and of their child’s rights
  • Explanations of their duties, the duties, roles and responsibilities of everyone else
  • Explanations of the jargon used by schools, local authority officers and other professionals
  • Help in understanding ‘the system’
  • Help in understanding the letters, reports etc that they may receive about their child
  • Help in writing letters or reports
  • Help in making complaints
  • Help in registering formal appeals and with the whole appeal process
  • Help to prepare for meetings
  • Support at meetings
  • Signposting to other agencies and services relevant to their individual need
  • Information about support for other parents in similar circumstances