Action on Addiction

 

Support and advice for anyone affected by addiction.

www.actiononaddiction.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK


Supports families and educates professionals both when a baby or child dies or is dying and when a child is bereaved.

www.childbereavementuk.org

Childline


Service provided by the NSPCC for children and young people. Children can call their free, confidential helpline 24/7 on 0800 1111. Their website also provides support, information and advice for children and young people.

www.childline.org.uk

Family Lives


Supports and offers professional advice to help parents achieve the best relationship possible with the children they care about. They have a helpline, befriending services and parenting/ relationship support groups.

www.familylives.org.uk

 


The Fatherhood Institute


An information centre for fatherhood that collates and publishes international research on fatherhood and lobbies for father’s rights.

www.fatherhoodinstitute.org

Kidscape


Aims to combat bullying and child protection issues. The charity works UK-wide with children, young people, parents/ carers and organisations to provide practical skills and resources to keep children safe.

www.kidscape.org.uk

 


Mind


Offers a broad range of advice for young people about all aspects of mental health.

www.mind.org.uk

Netmums


Offers a wealth of information from other parents and parenting professionals. Netmums is also home to an online parenting course based on the Family Links Nurturing Programme.

www.netmums.com

NSPCC


The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children can provide help if you are worried about a child for any reason. Contact their free 24/7 helpline on 0808 800 5000.

www.nspcc.org.uk

 


PFLAG


Parents, Friends (& family) of Lesbians And Gays offers support for the parents and families of gay and lesbian children.

www.pflag.co.uk

 

Safer Internet

Safer Internet provides advice on the safe and responsible use of technology for young people.

www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

 


Samaritans


Available 24/7, 365 days a year if you need someone to talk to on 116 123. All calls are free and confidential and you don’t have to be suicidal to get in touch.

www.samaritans.org

Scope


Scope runs a network to support the families of disabled children.

www.scope.org.uk

Single Parents


Offers support for anyone raising children on their own.

www.singleparents.org.uk

Sorting Out Separation


Helps deal with relationship breakdown and offers specialist support for separated families.

www.sortingoutseparation.org.uk

 

Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command, keeping children safe online.

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

 

 

Young Minds

Provides information on young people’s mental health and a parents’ helpline

www.youngminds.org.uk


Women’s Aid


Offers a 24-hour domestic violence helpline on 0808 2000 247.

www.womensaid.org.uk

Useful contacts for parents

Contact details for organisations offering help and support for children and families

Units 2 & 3 Fenchurch Court, Bobby Fryer Close, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 6ZN

   01865 401800  info@familylinks.org.uk

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