Colleen Smith Org
Colleen Smith Org

Colleen Smith Family Support

Hello and welcome to my web page, Colleen Smith Family Support. I have 12 years experience working with parents/carers. Three as Parent Support Adviser working with the differing needs of the ten West Swindon Schools. Proven track record within the educational setting for 25 years, worked as a volunteer with Homestart, youth projects, currently volunteering with the Wiltshire Treehouse. Also a fully qualified counsellor.


I work for a number of Primary and Secondary schools in Swindon and Wiltshire, with support available in the home setting or within your child/ren’s school.

Colleen’s Expertise includes:


  • Parenting concerns
  • Counselling
  • Attendance Issues
  • Bereavement/separation
  • Behavioural management
  • Debt/benefits
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Bullying
  • Substance misuse
  • Transition
  • Homelessness/housing issues
  • Confidence/Self esteem building
  • Mental well-being
  • Local support services
  • Relax Kids
  • Mindfulness
  • Attachment
Registered under The Data Protection Act

Colleen Smith Family Support is committed to excellence not only in the workplace but also in the community. Colleen works for a number of Primary schools in Swindon. Colleen can tailor her work to suit the school/college needs.


  • Colleen has an enhanced DBS and follows local authority policies around child protection procedures.
  • Colleen can also offer professional support privately, please ring to discuss further for a friendly and confidential chat. Happy to help locally within a 30 mile radius of Cirencester.
  • Support available in the home setting or within child/ren’s or young persons educational setting.

Why help might be needed?


  • Parents anxious over child/young person
  • Practitioners concerns over child/YP
  • Home life impacting on child/YP education



  • High quality EHR (Early Help Record) 1 off fee
  • Writing RF1-Child Protection 1 off fee
  • Referring to appropriate agencies
  • Delivering Parenting Courses
  • Transition, Family SEAL, Tranquility Zone workshops
  • Working alongside a variety of agencies
  • Delivering Mindfulness Workshops
  • Parent Support
  • Attending TAC Meetings or Chairing
  • Lead Professional on behalf of School/College
  • Anger Management
  • 1:1 Family support
  • Home Visits
  • Work with hard to engage families
  • Support attendance issues

Training Offered


Workshops can be delivered to schools and other organisations tailored to staff and parent-carers.


  • Wellbeing
  • Mindfulness
  • Creative Mindfulness
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Attachment Play
  • Parenting Workshops
  • Bereavement Support


Family Support Rates


Private work £50 per hour, reduced rates for schools.

Bespoke Packages Available

  • Staff Meetings
  • Assemblies
  • Teacher Development days
  • Packages to suit your needs
  • Short term and long term
  • One off workshops or series of workshops available
  • Special events:
    • World Mental Health Day
    • Mental Health Awareness Week
    • Young Carers Awareness Day
  • Pricing from £100 per hour


Colleen Smith Counselling



Nr. Malmesbury





Phone: 07859 414 376


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