Support Services for Students and Families

This page provides information on the support services available to students, parents and carers.

For Urgent Mental and Emotional Health Support

If you need urgent support for your mental health, please call the 24 hour, Cheshire and Wirral Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust mental health helpline on the new freephone number 0800 145 6485 and their dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need. For more information, visit their website:


If you are in crisis and unable to pay for food, please call:

Coronavirus Helpline 0151 666 5050

Citizens Advice Wirral 0808 278 7848

If successful, you will receive an e-voucher for essential food items at Wirral Foodbank Centres.






Child Bereavement UK

Family Toolbox


Health & Well-being Hub

Wirral’s 0-19 service offers weekly drop-in clinics for school aged children, young people and their families.
Every Thursday 4-6pm
Victoria Central Health Centre
Clinic Room
1st Floor, Mill Lane
CH44 5UF



The Open Door Centre

0151 639 4545



0151 666 4123


Wirral Brook

0300 123 5474


Wirral CAMHS Advice Line

0151 488 8453
Monday to Friday 9am-10pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 8pm
The line is staffed by experienced CAMHS practitioners and is for anyone to call for advice about concerns they may have about a child or young person’s mental health.

Wirral Infobank

An online resource to help you find support services near you.

Young Minds

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258.

Wellbeing at Weatherhead

For more information, resources and advice.