Recourse

The helpline dedicated to school teachers and staff in FE and HE

Recourse is here to offer you practical and emotional support if you are experiencing problems in your work or home life

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Recourse provides a range of services to help anyone who works in FE and HE.

Support Line

 
We provide a free telephone Support Line for all workers in Further and Higher Education in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Support Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
 

Support via Online Chat or Email

How to contact one of our support staff through the online chat function or email.

Coaching and Counselling

Coaching and Counselling are available over the phone from 8am to 8pm, 365 days a year.

Money Management and Grants

We can help you take control of your financial problems with debt counselling from our money management team. These services, as well as grants, are available to all staff in further and higher education in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Cutler Trust Scholarships

Teacher Support Network and Recourse have 12 scholarships of up to £500 available in 2014, on behalf of the Cutler Trust, to assist young people with their education. The deadline for 2014 applications is 12pm on Friday 30 August 2014.

Information and Signposting

Our phone coaches can help you find out information on a range of issues about teaching and being a teacher. If we don't have the answer to your problem, we will point you in the direction of other organisations that may be able to help.

Advice Centre

We have an Advice Centre with articles, tips and help on a large range of issues and a new Practical Guide to Time Management for FE & HE professionals to download.

Online tools

See what you can do to improve your work-life balance, wellbeing or stress levels with these online tools.
Please note that they are on the Teachers Support website - we are their sister charity and save money by sharing resources.

Helping UCU Reps

Complementing the trade union support UCU gives to its members, Recourse (formerly College and University Support Network) offers round-the-clock telephone and online support to all staff working in adult, further and higher education. All services are free and completely confidential.