National organisations providing support to parents and carers

List of websites and organisations offering support to parents and carers in healthy living, dealing with behaviour and protecting a child from abuse.

 Choose from: 

  • www.familylives.org.uk - providing advice and support to children and families online, over the phone, and face-to-face
  • www.parentchannel.tv - parents talking about real life issues that affect families, and solutions that could help
  • www.youngminds.org.uk - information and support (including a helpline) for parents/carers worried about their child's behaviour or mental health
  • www.gingerbread.org.uk - advice and practical support (including a helpline) for single parents
  • www.nhs.uk/Change4Life- useful tips and advice to help your family can become healthier and more active
  • www.GOV.UK - the place to find government services and information (replacing Directgov and Business Link)
  • www.nspcc.org.uk - organisation whose vision is to end cruelty to children. They run a range of services for both children and adults and they work with local communities.
    • Teach your children the NSPCC Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse. Download the guide for parents as well as the guide for children

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