Parent Support Courses

Pinpoint has a directory where you can also find local support groups and parenting courses for North Devon: https://services.pinpointdevon.co.uk/

Parenting support courses "The Incredible Years" for different ages from baby to teens can be booked for free here for Plymouth and surrounding areas. 

Local support and counselling

Young Devon http://www.youngdevon.org/parents/mentalhealth is the place to go to for advice and signposting. They run a counselling service and also offer on-line counselling via Kooth

Relate have centres that offer family therapy and counslling for children and young people. For South Devon see this link. They also offer some counslling in North Devon at Barnstaple Relate via the Exeter Relate centre.

The Zone offers information,advice and support for 13-25 year olds in the Plymouth area including a drop-in service for emotional support.Their website has a self-help and a parent's section too. Find it here

Checkpoint Torbay support services and counselling for children aged 8-17 yrs and also provides specialist support around drugs and alcohol, sexual exploitation and secual health. https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/checkpoint

The Wave is an award winning charity that run surfing therapy and beach school projects for young people in North and South Devon, Cornwall and further afield. https://www.waveproject.co.uk 

The Phoenix (Exeter) run lots of art and creative courses and also have a young artists group which is free to join. They also occasionally run courses on art for mental health.

Children and Families in Grief support families after a bereavement based in Paignton. You can self-refer or be referred by your GP or another professional.


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