St Michael's Church of England Academy


Everybody Counts At Our School

Telephone 01553 772420

Email office@stmichaelskingslynn.norfolk.sch.uk

Family Support Worker

 

  Helen Spencer - Family Support Worker

                                                                                                                                 

  

                                                    

You can contact Helen in the following ways:

Phone: 01553 772420

Email: hspencer5wra@nsix.org.uk

In school: Helen is usually in school Tuesday and Friday mornings and Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

Helen can help in the following ways - 

  • Meetings with parents to identify problems and possible solutions.
  • Helping families to receive all benefits and help, they are entitled to.
  • Support with referrals to other agencies, e.g bereavement support and health professionals including mental health.
  • 1:1 appointments with parents to support with: debt, housing issues, children’s behaviour, drug and alcohol abuse, support to attend medical appts, poor attendance and persistent lateness to name but a few.
  • Help prevent a problem from becoming more difficult.
  • Encouraging parents to make good relationships with the school.
  • Be a listening ear.
  • Run parenting courses.
  • First appointments will be in school after that they can be either in school or in the family home.