Parenting

Families and parenting

General

The Child Law Advice Line (CLAL)
freephone advice line for parents, carers, children and young people on a wide range of legal issues

Family Rights Group
Confidential advice to families whose children are involved with Social Services

Adfam
Charity supporting for families affected by drugs and alcohol

Home-Start
A national network of groups offering emotional and practical support by trained volunteers to families with at least one child under the age of five years.

Parentline Plus
charity supporting parents under stress and refers to sources of local support

Special Needs Family Fun
Special needs resources for families with disabilities

Keep Your Kids Safe
Info for parents on how to protect their kids online

ERIC, the children’s continence charity
Bedwetting advice for professionals, parents, children and teenagers

AADFA
Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse. Charity offering help to families after fatal domestic abuse (homicide or suicide) and near misses.

Lone Parenting

Gingerbread
Promotes the welfare of lone parents and their children

One Space
An organisation working to improve the lives of one parent families in the UK and Europe. Find advice and information on all aspects of parenting alone, a lively online community supported by experienced single parenting specialists; low cost or free events for you and your family, plus online learning courses, including Assertiveness, Ways into Work and much more!

Single Parents UK
Advice and first-hand experience to help parents manage and enjoy life as a single parent.

Support for mums
Mumsnet
A website where parents and parents-to-be can share their know-how, with the aim of making parents’ lives easier by pooling knowledge, experience and support.

MAMA
Meet a Mum Association provide friendship and support to mothers and mothers-to-be

Match Mothers
Mothers Away From Their Children

Netmums
Local network for mums with a wealth of information on being a mum or dad in your home town.

Horsesmouth
Mentoring site where users can give and receive confidential advice.

Abduction
Reunite
Advice and support for parents whose children have been abducted, or if they fear abduction by a former partner.

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