Support for Parents

Healthy Young Minds

The Reach out Team at Hertfordshire Mind Network supports young people aged 10-17,  with any issues affecting their wellbeing.

The team can talk about what the young people are experiencing and offer their support, information and advice.
You can instant message them on their website (the chat icon only shows up when the service is open) or call them on 01923 256391 (option 2).
The service is available Monday to Thursday from 5pm - 8pm


Free Workshops this Summer for Hertfordshire Families from Step2Skills

If you're looking for free family activities for the summer holidays, Step2Skills is offering a range of family learning workshops, which are all free!  

Story Sacks – 2-day workshop – Stevenage - 25th and 26th July - Explore traditional tales and familiar stories through interactive games and activities, developing literacy and creative skills.  

Nailing Numbers – 2-day workshop - Stevenage - 25th and 26th July - Through fun and interactive maths activities, this workshop encourages children and adults to think about what we know about money and developing good habits to make our money go further. 

Hertfordshire Hedgehogs – 2-day workshop – Stevenage – 28th and 29th July - Taught by an expert in her field, this workshop is perfect for animal lovers out there and will teach you all about the wonders of hedgehogs and how you can help them, through fun activities and crafts. 

To book your place on any of these free 2-session workshops, visit


HMN have launched a new early intervention and prevention helpline for children and young people aged 10-17 in Herts.

The helpline will provide a safe , non-judgemental space to talk to a Young People Advisor or Mentor who will provide emotional support, advice and information, signposting and discuss coping strategies. For opening hours and more information please visit the website . Helpline number is 01923 256391.

 Online Safety Guide

Parents Guide to Childhood Anxiety

A Guide to Revision (includes advice on setting up a study space

Stand by Me Support

Stand by Me Support

SpLD Advice Line

SpLD Advice Line

HAFLS Summary

HAFLS Summary