Student and Parent Wellbeing 

Useful Contacts >

For Parents

Children Social Services    0300 555 1384      Out of Hours      0300 5551373

Support for parents | NSPCC

NSPCC Parent helpline 0808 800 5000

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Parenting and Family Support - Family Lives (Parentline Plus)

Parenting and family support from Family Lives (formerly Parentline Plus) through our website, helpline 0808 800 2222, email service at, live chat and local services.

Parents & Carers – CAMHS

Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is an NHS specialist service, provided by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for young people aged 5-18 years and their families who are experiencing difficulties with their mental and emotional health.


Starting a conversation with your child. Talking to your child about how they’re feeling can be hard. By taking 20 minutes with them to do an activity you’ll both enjoy, you’ll create a relaxed space to start that conversation.

Samaritans 116 123

Parent Helpline Young minds 0808 802 5544

Citizens advice 0344 411 1306


For Students

Hampshire and IOW CYP Crisis Line (Support service for Children and Young People aged 11 – 17 years old): 0300 303 1590


No Panic Youth helpline  0330 606 1174


Catch 22 (Drugs) 0800 5999591


Childline 0800 111 111


Hopeline UK 0800 068 4141


ChatHealth  Young people aged 11-19 years old can send a text to: 07507332160  - ChatHealth messaging service is run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and is available 08.30 – 16.30 on Monday to Friday.

ChatHealth can help young people with all kinds of things like:

  • Emotional health

  • Relationships

  • Self-harm

  • Bullying

  • Alcohol

  • Healthy eating

  • Drugs

  • Smoking

Useful Apps especially for mental health:

  • Memory Star

  • Staying Alive

  • Think Ninja

  • Well Mind


Food Banks

Gosport Food Bank is open if you feel you meet their criteria and are in need of their support. They can be contacted on 07866445535 if you have any questions. Everyone is treated with respect and confidential information is held under strict GDPR rules.

Crofton School website also has a lot of health and well-being tips especially under the KS4 tab (suitable for all years and parents), and the safeguarding tab.

The Crofton School library Instagram page also has plenty of wellbeing tips. Log in under crofton_library.

School pastoral staff may be in contact with some parents to continue support where we can. We hope your family keep safe and well.