Community Connectors Launch

Blog Header Image

News - 2nd Sep 2020

Community Connectors - Exeter’s exciting new approach to help young people improve their well-being is now here.


Mental health

School Nursing

Please see the latest edition of the School Nursing newsletter which provides an update on the service offer as well as useful links to support mental health.

Should you have any queries regarding the School Nursing Team in Exeter please email or call 0333 234 1902

YoungMinds have launched a new web chat facility for parents and carers on their website. If you have any concerns about your child’s mental health you can get in touch with a YoungMinds Helpline Advisor:

Nip in the Bud – Advice on dealing with anxiety when returning to school.

Kidscape Parent Advice Line is available for help and advice including: Emotional support for parents and carers. Advice around how parents can look after themselves and support their children's emotional health and wellbeing at this time - with signposting to more specialist services as needed. Practical tips for managing as a family. Signposting to home-education resources.   

BEAT eating disorder early signs flyer - Please see leaflet attached.


Bitesize Video from Children and Family Health Devon

Resource for families and professionals to help recognise and support children with ASD.

Babcock - Communication and Interaction (Autism and SLCN) / Supporting Back to School Transition

Please see Babcock’s website for more resources and information including the Cygnet Course and Supporting back to school transition for those on the ASD pathway.

Children & Family Health Devon (CFHD) - Weekly Snippets

Please see attached weekly snippets from Southern Devon and Surrounding Areas.

Devon Information & Advice Service (DiAS) – Returning to School in September

To help children transition back into school life, DiAS have recently published new information to answer some of the questions that parents have been asking about returning to school – including support in school, ways that you can help your child, attendance, transport and EHC plans and support.

‘Time For You’ Virtual Support Group for Mums with Children with Additional Needs

Find attached information regarding a virtual Zoom 8 week support group for Mums that have children with additional needs. Starting 1st July, every Wednesday from 9am to 11am. Please see information attached.