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Support following the attack in Forbury Park on Saturday 20th June (BFfC)

Support following the attack in Forbury Park on Saturday 20th June:

Reading is a close community, and we have all been affected by the shocking attack in Forbury Park on Saturday evening. Most of us will be able to manage our feelings of grief and shock, but we are aware that some children, young people, families and staff may be particularly affected and need some additional support and help.

As such, we have 3 levels of support:

(i) We have outlined some advice for parents and staff to support children and young people. This has been sent to schools, will be on the Local Offer, and sent to parents via Family Information Service and Reading Families Forum.

(ii) Should you need further support please contact your school SENCO who can tell you what support is available for children and young people from their school or college.  

(iii) If you, your child or someone you know has been affected and needs further support and / or advice, we have set up a Helpline:

 0118 937 2080 - This will be manned all day and until 8pm in the evening.

Further Support following Forbury attack can be found here: https://www.reading.gov.uk/forburysupport

 Updated 23/06/2020

Who to contact

Contact Name
Dr Deborah
Contact Position
Hunter
Telephone
0118 937 2080
Website
Brighter Futures for Children

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday - until 8pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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