Govan HELP

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Service summary

Referrals from: either self referral, school/pre 5, social work, addictions, health services, other voluntary sector and statutory agencies, as well as internally via other staff members.

  • Support pupils and their families from pre-5 establishments (Broomloan Nursery, Govan Family Learning Centre) & primary schools (Pirie Park, Riverside, St Saviours)
  • Runs a weekly after school Family Activity Group
    - Works in partnership with schools supporting families with school based issues including attainment, behaviour and attendance
  • Delivers individual Play Therapy and Therapeutic Groupwork to children
  • Offers individual family support
  • Delivers an Adult Counselling Services
  • Delivers individual and group Positive Parenting Programmes
  • Runs a Parent Volunteer Helper Programme
  • Delivers a Family Holiday Programme
  • Offers a programme of Adult Training Courses

Client groups

Children age 2-12 years

Service details

Children's issues/outcomes:
  • Children will be more resilient
  • Children will have improved attainment and a positive learning experience
  • Children will have a settled home life
  • Prevent need for intervention of statutory services including social work
Parents' issues/outcomes:
  • Parents will have increased confidence & self esteem
  • Parents will have a wider social network and increased community involvement
  • Parent will take up further education/training opportunities and employment
  • Parents will feel able to better cope with demands of childcare
  • Improved relationships between home and school

Area served

Govan & Ibrox
The page was last updated on 7 December 2021

Main address

Govan HELP
Pearce Institute
840-860 Govan Road
G51 3UU

Main telephone

0141 445 6481

Organisation email