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News and updates

See below for the latest news and updates from Supportive Parents. You can find all our periodically published newsletters here.


Asda Filton help us fundraise

We are one of your choices for your green token at ASDA Filton, thanks to staff there who nominated us. We'd love your token and your support throughout November and December.


When will our helpline close for half term?

Our Information, Advice and Support helpline will be closed on Friday 23rd October 2015 and will reopen again after half term on Monday 2nd November. 


Kingswood Parent Support Group on Tuesday 20 October 2015

We are delighted to confirm that following on from our Support Group discussion about anxiety based school refusal earlier this year, Jonathan, Children and Young Persons Psychotherapist from Off the Record, will come to tell us more about the service OTR are providing in South Gloucestershire.

Please let us know if you can come.

Kingswood Children’s Centre
Hollow Road Kingswood
South Gloucestershire BS15 9TP
Tuesday 7.30pm – 9.00pm

CAR/WALK:- The venue is behind the Park Centre, you enter from Hollows Road. It is next to the nursery and above the Park Centre carpark. There is a small amount of parking in the children's centre carpark, otherwise, street parking is available.

BUS:- the number 6, 43, 319, 634 and 635 services pick-up and drop-off very near the centre.




Shop in Portishead this October? You can support us at the same time.

 We are delighted to have the chance to win our share of £1,000.  You can support us to make it happen.

We are one of three charities in Portishead Waitrose green tokens scheme.  Shoppers give their free token to the charity of their choice over a month and get a share of the money based on the number of tokens.

So please do give your token to Supportive Parents.  Your money helps us buy equipment to improve our helpline service for parents and young people affected by Special Educational Needs.  Thanks for your help.


Portishead Parent Support Group Thursday 8th October from 7pm

Supportive Parents - SEND IAS service, drop in Support group meeting for
parents and carers who would like Information, Advice and Support
regarding their child or young persons Special educational needs and/or

We meet at The Firs, St Barnabas Centre, West Hill, Portishead, BS20 6LN