We want all students to feel safe and well supported during their time at CWA. Our student welfare team supports students at all campuses with any concerns that maybe worrying or affecting them, including safeguarding concerns, mental health issues and personal problems. No matter what challenges you’re facing, we’re here to support you.
Welfare and wellbeing support at CWA includes:
Student mentor support
Our student mentors work closely with you and curriculum staff to offer practical advice and support to help you overcome any challenges you are facing on your course or at college.
Safeguarding and welfare support
Our safeguarding and welfare team offer information and advice on a wide range of welfare, wellbeing and safeguarding issues, offering the right support to help you and keep you safe.
Mental health support
Our mental health team offer support to help with any mental health issues that you may have. This includes one-to-one support from our welfare advisors, mental health team and/or college counselling team.
Student Welfare Hub
Our Welfare Hub is available to all students on LEARN and provides lots of information and advice about how the student welfare team and other organisations can support you. Please click here to visit the Welfare Hub (available to CWA students only).
Organisations that can help you
NHS - Live Well
NHS advice, tips and tools about eating well, exercise, sleep and tiredness, sexual health, alcohol support, quitting smoking, and mental wellbeing
NHS - Mental Wellbeing
NHS help and advice about stress, anxiety and depression
NHS - Every Mind Matters
Information and advice to help you look after your mental health and where to get support
MIND – Mental health A-Z
Information and advice on a huge range of mental health topics
An online mental wellbeing community that offers free, safe and anonymous support.
Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan can support you. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Call: 116 123 (calls are FREE from any phone)
Help and advice about a wide range of issues for under 18s, including a 1-2-1 counselling chat online
Call: 0800 1111
Centre 33(Cambridgeshire students)>br /> Free and confidential support and information for young people under 25 about mental health, housing and food, sexual health and much more
Wellbeing ServiceNorfolk and Suffolk students)
Wellbeing support for people living in Norfolk and Suffolk
Family Services Directory (Lincolnshire students only)
Information and advice to adults and young people living in Lincolnshire about mental health, housing, money and much more.
Information, advice and support for adults and young people affected by domestic abuse.
The Trussell Trust - Food Bank
If you need emergency food find your nearest food bank
Money Advice Service
Free, impartial money advice
Online free advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem. Advice is available about benefits, work, money, housing and much more
Details about how to contact the police to report a crime or give information about a crime in your area