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Support Services for Students and Families

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

Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral have shared details of School Holiday Meals and Fun for the February Half Term. Expand the boxes below for details or click here to download all the half term activities in one document (pdf).

Monday 17th February 2020

Hot Lunch, Arts, Crafts, Music, Computer Games, Bootcamp Exercise

9am – 5pm

The Little Centre, Fifth Avenue, Beechwood, CH43 9LB

Julie McManus, thelittlecentremanager@gmail.com, 0151 678 2454

 

Cereal, Fruit and Juice (9.30am) followed by Monday Club Pizza and Movie Party (50p)

1pm

St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Eve Barret, eve@nbdt.org.uk, 0151 670 9974

 

Repurpose, Reuse, Relove, and Little Litter Collector, with meals

Beaconsfield Community House, Beaconsfield Close, Rock Ferry, CH42 3YN

Ema Wilkes, ema@neocommunity.org.uk, 07447 913 888

 

Holiday Club, including breakfast and lunch, for 8-12 year-olds (£10 but with a limited number of pre-booked free places available via referral)

8am – 6pm

The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead CH41 4EA

John Jones, john.jones@thehiveyouthzone.org, 0151 705 8000

 

Free Morning Breakfast from Charlotte’s Brightside and Evening Play at The Shaftes (50p)

6pm-9pm

Shaftesbury Youth Club, 60 Mendip Road, Prenton, CH42 8NU (transport available from Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton, CH45 1JT)

Michelle Naylor, michellebrightside@hotmail.co.uk

 

Health and Wellbeing Activity Day with yoga, arts, crafts, sports, games, cereal, cooked breakfast (£2), and lunch

10am – 3pm

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Hot Lunch, Activities, and Take-Home Bag for Tea

11am – 1pm

Core Project, Bidston Rise Community Building, 29 Clover Drive, Birkenhead, CH41 7DZ

Dee Sferrazza, debbie64sferrazza@yahoo.com

 

Free Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks, with Pool, Computers, Football, Hama Beads, Media, Dodgeball, Mosaic Pictures, Collage Pictures, and Tuck Shop

10am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4.15pm

Gautby Road Play and Community Centre, 69 Gautby Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7DS

Luke O’Dowd, luke@gautbyroad.co.uk, 0151 652 5645

 

Craft activities with soup and sandwich lunch for children and families

11am – 1pm

Rock Ferry Salvation Army, 179 Old Chester Road, Rock Ferry, CH42 3TA

Myrtle Lacey, info@rock-ferry.org.uk 0151 645 3431

 

Hot meals and food to take away

10am – 2pm

109 Liscard Road, Wallasey, CH44 9AE

Mandy Upton, 0151 638 4189

 

Free Meals for Members’ Children

All Day

Number 7, 7 Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2XY

Andrew Pilling, feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com, 07739414650

Tuesday 18th February 2020

Hot Lunch, Arts, Crafts, Music, Computer Games, Bootcamp Exercise

9am – 5pm

The Little Centre, Fifth Avenue, Beechwood, CH43 9LB

Julie McManus, thelittlecentremanager@gmail.com, 0151 678 2454

 

Cereal, Fruit and Juice (9.30am) followed by Ilchester Park Litter Pick and History & Poetry Walk

1pm

St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Eve Barret, eve@nbdt.org.uk, 0151 670 9974

 

Community Day with meals

Beaconsfield Community House, Beaconsfield Close, Rock Ferry, CH42 3YN

Ema Wilkes, ema@neocommunity.org.uk, 07447 913 888

 

Holiday Club, including breakfast and lunch, for 8-12 year-olds (£10 but with a limited number of pre-booked free places available via referral)

8am – 6pm

The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead CH41 4EA

John Jones, john.jones@thehiveyouthzone.org, 0151 705 8000

 

Breakfast Club, Litter Pick and History Walk, Lunch

Building Bridges, Cavendish Hub, 1 Bray Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DA

Michelle Bridge, buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

 

Breakfast and Lunch with bike repair workshop

10am – Midday

BEE Wirral, 130 St Anne Street, Birkenhead, CH41 3HX

Rachael McCoosh, info@beewirral.co.uk, 0151 647 7587

 

Cereal for children

10am

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Hot Lunch, Activities, and Take-Home Bag for Tea

11am – 1pm

Core Project, Bidston Rise Community Building, 29 Clover Drive, Birkenhead, CH41 7DZ

Dee Sferrazza, debbie64sferrazza@yahoo.com

 

Free Morning Breakfast from Charlotte’s Brightside and Evening Play at The Shaftes (50p)

6pm-9pm

Shaftesbury Youth Club, 60 Mendip Road, Prenton, CH42 8NU (transport available from Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton, CH45 1JT)

Michelle Naylor, michellebrightside@hotmail.co.uk

 

Cooked lunch and take-home bag, followed by kids’ activities

12.30pm – 2.30pm

St Mary’s Church, 3 Manor Lane, Liscard, CH45 7HH

Rev Elaine White, 0151 6396161

 

Kids eat free in the Community Café

Rock Ferry Salvation Army, 179 Old Chester Road, Rock Ferry, CH42 3TA

Myrtle Lacey, info@rock-ferry.org.uk 0151 645 3431

 

Free Meals for Members’ Children

All Day

Number 7, 7 Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2XY

Andrew Pilling, feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com, 07739414650

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Cereal, Fruit and Juice (9.30am) followed by Family Crafty Cafe (£1)

1pm

St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Eve Barret, eve@nbdt.org.uk, 0151 670 9974

 

‘Reach The Skies’ Family Day with meals

Beaconsfield Community House, Beaconsfield Close, Rock Ferry, CH42 3YN

Ema Wilkes, ema@neocommunity.org.uk, 07447 913 888

 

Holiday Club, including breakfast and lunch, for 8-12 year-olds (£10 but with a limited number of pre-booked free places available via referral)

8am – 6pm

The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead CH41 4EA

John Jones, john.jones@thehiveyouthzone.org, 0151 705 8000

 

Breakfast Club, Movie, Lunch

Building Bridges, Cavendish Hub, 1 Bray Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DA

Michelle Bridge, buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

 

Breakfast and Lunch

BEE Wirral, 130 St Anne Street, Birkenhead, CH41 3HX

Rachael McCoosh, info@beewirral.co.uk, 0151 647 7587

 

Free Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks, with Pool, Computers, Tuck Shop, Chemistry Set, Water/Food Colouring, Bird Houses, Soft Play, Reptiles, and Den Challenge

10am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4.15pm

Gautby Road Play and Community Centre, 69 Gautby Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7DS

Luke O’Dowd, luke@gautbyroad.co.uk, 0151 652 5645

 

Hot meals and food to take away

10am – 2pm

109 Liscard Road, Wallasey, CH44 9AE

Mandy Upton, 0151 638 4189

 

Cereal for children

10am

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Hot Lunch, Activities, and Take-Home Bag for Tea

11am – 1pm

Core Project, Bidston Rise Community Building, 29 Clover Drive, Birkenhead, CH41 7DZ

Dee Sferrazza, debbie64sferrazza@yahoo.com

 

Free Morning Breakfast from Charlotte’s Brightside and Evening Play at The Shaftes (50p)

6pm-9pm

Shaftesbury Youth Club, 60 Mendip Road, Prenton, CH42 8NU (transport available from Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton, CH45 1JT)

Michelle Naylor, michellebrightside@hotmail.co.uk

 

Community Activity Day with music, dance, and lunch

12.30pm – 3pm

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Music production and hot dinner for children aged 12 and over

5pm – 7pm

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Free Meals for Members’ Children

All Day

Number 7, 7 Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2XY

Andrew Pilling, feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com, 07739414650

Thursday 20th February 2020

Hot Lunch, Arts, Crafts, Music, Computer Games, Bootcamp Exercise

9am – 5pm

The Little Centre, Fifth Avenue, Beechwood, CH43 9LB

Julie McManus, thelittlecentremanager@gmail.com, 0151 678 2454

 

Cereal, Fruit and Juice (9.30am) followed by Baking Day (£1)

Midday

St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Eve Barret, eve@nbdt.org.uk, 0151 670 9974

 

Cooking and Learning About Food Day with meals

Beaconsfield Community House, Beaconsfield Close, Rock Ferry, CH42 3YN

Ema Wilkes, ema@neocommunity.org.uk, 07447 913 888

 

Holiday Club, including breakfast and lunch, for 8-12 year-olds (£10 but with a limited number of pre-booked free places available via referral)

8am – 6pm

The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead CH41 4EA

John Jones, john.jones@thehiveyouthzone.org, 0151 705 8000

 

Cereal for children

10am

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Breakfast and Lunch, followed by cookery session at 3.30pm

BEE Wirral, 130 St Anne Street, Birkenhead, CH41 3HX

Rachael McCoosh, info@beewirral.co.uk, 0151 647 7587

 

Breakfast Club, Boogie Bounce, Lunch

Building Bridges, Cavendish Hub, 1 Bray Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DA

Michelle Bridge, buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

 

Take-Home Bag for Tea

Midday – 1pm

Core Project, Bidston Rise Community Building, 29 Clover Drive, Birkenhead, CH41 7DZ

Dee Sferrazza, debbie64sferrazza@yahoo.com

 

Free Morning Breakfast from Charlotte’s Brightside and Evening Play at The Shaftes (50p)

6pm-9pm

Shaftesbury Youth Club, 60 Mendip Road, Prenton, CH42 8NU (transport available from Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton, CH45 1JT)

Michelle Naylor, michellebrightside@hotmail.co.uk

 

Free Meals for Members’ Children

All Day

Number 7, 7 Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2XY

Andrew Pilling, feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com, 07739414650

Friday 21st February 2020

Hot Lunch, Arts, Crafts, Music, Computer Games, Bootcamp Exercise

9am – 5pm

The Little Centre, Fifth Avenue, Beechwood, CH43 9LB

Julie McManus, thelittlecentremanager@gmail.com, 0151 678 2454

 

Cereal, Fruit and Juice (9.30am) followed by Trip to Tam O’Shanter’s Farm (£1, picnic lunch included)

11am

St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Eve Barret, eve@nbdt.org.uk, 0151 670 9974

 

Friday Fakeaway with Panto

Beaconsfield Community House, Beaconsfield Close, Rock Ferry, CH42 3YN

Ema Wilkes, ema@neocommunity.org.uk, 07447 913 888

 

Holiday Club, including breakfast and lunch, for 8-12 year-olds (£10 but with a limited number of pre-booked free places available via referral)

8am – 6pm

The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead CH41 4EA

John Jones, john.jones@thehiveyouthzone.org, 0151 705 8000

 

Breakfast Club, Science Dude, Lunch

Building Bridges, Cavendish Hub, 1 Bray Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DA

Michelle Bridge, buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

 

BBQ, Bouncy Castle, and Face Painting

10am – 2.30pm

Gautby Road Play and Community Centre, 69 Gautby Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7DS

Luke O’Dowd, luke@gautbyroad.co.uk, 0151 652 5645

 

Hot meals and food to take away

10am – 2pm

109 Liscard Road, Wallasey, CH44 9AE

Mandy Upton, 0151 638 4189

 

Cereal for children

10am

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Free Morning Breakfast from Charlotte’s Brightside and Evening Play at The Shaftes (50p)

6pm-9pm

Shaftesbury Youth Club, 60 Mendip Road, Prenton, CH42 8NU (transport available from Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton, CH45 1JT)

Michelle Naylor, michellebrightside@hotmail.co.uk

 

Community Fun Day with music, arts, crafts, assault course, and lunch

12.30pm – 3pm

Carrbridge Centre, Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EU

Matt Gibbs, carrbridgemakeithappen@gmail.com, 0151 606 8913

 

Free Meals for Members’ Children

All Day

Number 7, 7 Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2XY

Andrew Pilling, feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com, 07739414650

Saturday 22nd February 2020

Breakfast Club, Arts and Crafts, Lunch

Building Bridges, Cavendish Hub, 1 Bray Street, Birkenhead, CH41 8DA

Michelle Bridge, buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

Barnardo’s

www.barnardos.org.uk

 

Childline

www.childline.org.uk 

08001111

 

Child Bereavement UK

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
Wallasey
CH44 5UF

Kooth

www.kooth.com

 

The Open Door Centre

www.theopendoorcentre.org

0151 639 4545

 

Response

response@wirral.gov.uk

0151 666 4123

 

Teen Wirral

www.teenwirral.com

 

Wirral Brook

www.brook.org.uk/find-a-service/regions/Wirral

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.

Young Minds

youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/

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