Here are some links to short films that can illustrate the kind of support we offer through our Employment and Community Skills team (WEST and Community Connecting):
Please see the list of external services and documents below, which could be useful to you and your family...
Wiltshire Local Offer
If you are concerned about your child’s education or care needs, you can find out more information by contacting the early help advice team at Wiltshire Council.
Tel: 0300 456 0108
Wiltshire Autism Information Pack
In response to common questions following a diagnosis like, “What do I do now?”, “Where can I get some information?” and “Who can help me?” this pack has been developed to signpost you to particular agencies, services and resources in Wiltshire which can help you with your concerns, questions and offer support.
We aim to promote good working relationships between children, young people, parents, education settings and the Local Authority (Wiltshire Council), whilst seeking to empower parents to play an active and informed role in their child's education.
Tel: 01225 255266
Wiltshire Parent Carer Council
This is a ‘one stop shop’ which offers a wealth of information as well as signposting to specialist services which support families raising a child with SEN and/or disabilities.
Tel: 01225 764647
Carer Support Wiltshire
There are estimated to be over 47,000 people looking after loved ones in Wiltshire. 2,700 are anticipated to be young adult carers between the ages of 18-25 and approximately 700 are young carers from the age of 5. Care Support Wiltshire also run a carer café & support group and meet monthly in Devizes.
Tel: 0800 1814118
Children’s Centres in Wiltshire
Our centres offer a range of activities and support services to help you with all aspects of parenting, helping you make sure your child gets the best start in life.
We offer a variety of services to include family support, access to children health services, SEN support and play sessions.
Tel: 01380 739835
Community First - Splash
Splash provides positive activities and youth worker support for young people who are facing challenges in their lives. Providing fun opportunities where young people learn from each other, help support one another and begin to see that they are liked, accepted and valued individuals. Splash raises aspirations, increases confidence, self-esteem and empowers young people to realise their own capabilities and potential.
Tel: 01380 722475
A national helpline providing support, information and guidance to parents and carers.
Tel: 0808 8002222
WECIL are an organisation of Disabled people working together to enable choice. They challenge the barriers to independent living through the delivery of high-quality support and advice.
Tel: 0117 9479911
Home start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times.
Home-Start works with families in community’s right across the UK.
Silverwood Family Support Workers
We offer a range of support to our parent/carers throughout Silverwood School. For more details about our School Family Support Workers follow this link: