Safeguarding During the Coronavirus Period

While the College building is closed to students the Student Support, Safeguarding and Counselling staff are available to students by phone and email.  If you have any worries or concerns or need to talk to us please feel free to contact us during normal working hours, during term time:

8.30 am to 5.00 pm – Monday to Thursday

8.30 am to 4.30 pm – Fridays

Contacts
Julie Davison

Safeguarding Manager

01325 503036

07760767324

jedavison@darlington.ac.uk

Hildy Gardner

Safeguarding Officer

01325 503033

07809547930

hgardner@darlington.ac.uk

Audrey Andrews

Student Counsellor

07484844179       

aandrews@darlington.ac.uk

Julie Fratterigo

Student Support Adviser

01325 503069

07809547945

jfraterrigo@darlington.ac.uk

Jenny Ellis

Student Support Adviser

01325 503069

07484500690

jellis@darlington.ac.uk

Colin Leek

Student Support Adviser

01325 503069

07740 844 187

cleek@darlington.ac.uk

Chris Preston

Pre-16 Co-ordinator

07436795881

ellenpreston@darlington.ac.uk

Further help and support

Click HERE for various helpline numbers for out of hours and during the holidays.

Children and Young People in Darlington (COVID-19)

Feeling anxious?

Need someone to talk to?

If you are aged between 11 and 18 and live or study in Darlington and finding the current situation hard to cope with you can call a dedicated helpline being delivered by the Listening Post and Darlington Mind, from 1 April 2020. 

Listening Post tel 07847 933799 email listeningpost@dacym.co.uk

Monday – Friday (10AM – 12PM)

Darlington MIND tel 07432 843161 email crew@darlingtonmind.com

Monday – Friday (1.30PM – 4.30PM)

https://www.darlingtonmind.com/

MIND have an 11-18 counselling service as well as a rapid response service;

https://www.darlingtonmind.com/rapid-response-suicide-prevention-service/

Click the link to download information on the support that Safe Families are providing during Covid-19. 

Click the link to download Wellbeing and Mental Health during Covid-19: A guide to looking after yourself and others

Kooth

Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.

How has COVID-19 Affected the Mental Health of Children and Young People in the United Kingdom?

Kooth Online Support for Young People

How to sign up to Kooth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kooth Video Links

Welcome to Kooth- Features: https://vimeo.com/318731977

Kooth Chat- https://vimeo.com/318713482

Kooth Mood Journal- https://vimeo.com/318713381

Kooth Magazine- https://vimeo.com/318713156