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To those of you who might be struggling, or supporting someone who is struggling, we just wanted to share some of the ways you can find support and information during difficult times our Pastoral Team are also always available and can help signpost support when needed. 

What help could I get in a crisis?

I'm in crisis now and I need urgent help

If you don't feel you can keep yourself safe right now, seek immediate help:

If you need urgent support but don't want to go to A&E, you could:

Start Well Family Centre Centre Support Services for Pupils and Families

Worried about a child? 


Name Role Contact Mobile  Contact Email 
Jo Robinson  Start Well Family Centre Manager  07855 506 301 joanne.robinson1@wigan.gov.uk 
Beth Hughes  Senior Start Well Worker 07776 473 429 B.Hughes@wigan.gov.uk
Nicola Lever Start Well Worker 07500 835 748 N.Lever@wigan.gcsx.gov.uk
Diane Conroy  Start Well Worker 07500 835 759 D.Conroy@wigan.gcsx.gov.uk


Here’s a list of some signposted providers that can offer counselling, coaching and other support that may help improve your overall wellbeing.

Stress & Anxiety

Mind www.mind.org.uk

Childline www.childline.org.uk

The Stress Management Society www.stress.org.uk

The Big White Wall Support Network www.bigwhitewall.com

NHS www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression

Mental Health Matters www.mentalhealthmatters.com

24 hour helpline 0800 1070160


NHS Live Well – Get Started www.nhs.uk/livewell/getting-started-guides

The Girl Can – Sport England www.thegirlcan.co.uk

Living Streets www.livingstreets.org.uk

Swimming ASA www.swimming.org/asa

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy www.csp.org.uk/your-health/excerise-advice-all-ages-fitness


Work / Life Balance

NHS Live Well – Work Place Health www.nhs.uk/livewell/workplacehealth

Mental Health Foundation www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/w/work-life-balance

Cycle Scheme www.cyclescheme.co.uk

Home Life

Reiate www.relate.org.uk

Samaritans www.samaritians.org

Notational Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247

Barnardo's www.barnardos.org.uk

Childline www.childline.org.uk 08001111


Your Body

NHS One Your Campaign www.nhs.uk/oneyou

British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk



NHS Live Well www.nhs.uk/livewell/smoking

NHS Smokefree www.smokefree.nhs.uk

No Smoking Day www.nosmokingday.org.uk