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Parent Support

Our PACSA (Parent And Child Support Advisor)


Contact Details:

Vicki Hughes       
Phone – 01452 712330
Email –


PACSA Information Leaflet (designed to be printed and folded)


About the Role: 

  • PACSAs offer support and advice to families, dealing with a wide range of issues to support their child’s learning and development.
  • Work with families to make the link between home and school
  • Listen to parents with concerns/worries
  • Provide access to parenting support groups
  • Offer one to one support sessions to parents and carers
  • Signpost parents and carers to organisations for specific support where appropriate


Working Hours:

Monday and Wednesday during term time


Other Useful Agencies: 

Family Lives – formally Parentline Plus - information and services on issues facing parents plus a free confidential helpline available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.   
0808 800 2222

Family Information Service – clubs/ activities/ childcare

Local Childminding Network – childcare

GUiDE Information Service - the health, social care and disability information service for Gloucestershire. 

Parent Partnership Service – advice for parents & carers with a child with Special Needs

Direct Gov – all the public services in one place

Gloucestershire Families Directory – a source of useful information for families in Gloucestershire   
0800 542 0202

Citizens Advice:                 
01452 528017