For information on our courses please visit the Silai centre site
Support and Information
Parent Support Service
Our parent support team is able to offer parents 1:1 support and information on any issue of concern including benefits, employment and housing. They are also able to help with filling out forms or writing letters. We have a dedicated father support worker and a parent support worker who speak Somali. If you want to see a parent support worker please call SPAN to make an appointment. You can also come to one of our drop in sessions on Thursdays 9.30-12.30.
Online Support and learning opportunities
Our One Space website is a place where single parents can find help on a variety of issues, from every aspect of parenting to issues regarding money, benefits, relationships, divorce and separation.
There’s an online forum where you can meet people in a similar situation to yourself, and intensive email advice is available from professionals. Free online courses are available including those to help you prepare for work. To find out more go to http://www.onespace.org.uk
Free Legal Advice
Simpson Millar Solicitors are continuing to offer monthly free legal advice surgeries at SPAN where a fully qualified and experienced solicitor will listen to your questions and concerns.
Areas covered are family law, divorce, separation, child welfare and access, personal injury and employment law. For more information or to book an appointment, phone 0117 952 2712
Further Learning Opportunities
For information about further learning opportunities please visit our partners’ websites:
Hillcroft College: www.hillcroft.org.uk
City of Bristol College: www.cityofbristol.ac.uk
University of Bristol: www.bris.ac.uk