Wakefield Families Together brings services together, to join up how they work, so that it’s easier for you to find and access the support you need, at the earliest opportunity.
Visit Wakefield Families Together website for further information.
Where to go for practical tips and advice
In addition to support services in Wakefield there are a number of national organisations who provide all kinds of information, guides, tips and advice for parents and carers. We've selected a few below.
What are the Learning outcomes?Show details✔️You will have an increased understanding of gaming and gambling
✔️You will understand why children in care might game/gamble and the additional vulnerabilities they face
✔️You will recognise the signs of gaming and gambling harm and know where to get further support
✔️You will be able to identify measures to support the children in your care
Ygam for Parents also offer a fully funded, 75 minute gaming and gambling awareness and information session for parents, grandparents and guardians.
The session covers:
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Their dedicated Parent Hub website also provides parents with the knowledge and resources to safeguard their families.
Click here to sign-up for a place on one their virtual workshops or, alternatively, visit their dedicated Parent Hub page at www.parents.ygam.org for further information and support.
Together, they can help open the conversation around gaming and gambling harms and help safeguard our digital generation.