BBC - Parenting
CFAB (Children & Families Across Borders) - a charity which seeks to protect, defend and support any child, family or individual who faces a social, legal or personal problem
as a consequence of global movement.
Childrens 1st - (Formerly ParentLine Scotland)is a free, confidential helpline for parents
and anyone caring for a child in Scotland.
Family Action (formerly Family Welfare Association)
- tackling difficult issues facing families including domestic abuse, mental health problems, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship.
Families Need Fathers - information and support on shared parenting following separation or divorce.
Rights Group - provides advice and services to families whose children are involved with social services
Gingerbread - Gingerbread is the national charity working with single parent families. Formed following a merger of the National Council for One Parent Families and Gingerbread, we now provide increased support and
a stronger campaigning voice for single parents and their families.
Happy steps - The UK's only research based stepfamily resource centre. Designed to
gather together a whole range of services to help families and individuals strengthen their stepfamilies and to provide training and tools for organisations who regularly deal with them.
HENRY (Health Exercise Nutrition for the Really Young) – A charity offering programmes and online resources for parents of 0 to 5 year olds to help provide a healthy start in life for young children. Programmes
cover how to juggle life with young children, how to respond to their needs without giving in to demands, tips to reduce mealtime stress, active play to help children learn, food groups, food labels, portion sizes for under 5s, first foods, snack swaps, and
understanding and managing your child's behaviour.
Home-start - offers regular support to families
with one child under 5 years old - look at the site to see whether there is a scheme near you.
online forum for parenting support and the discussion of issues connected with parenting.
Family Mediation - mediators helping parents who live apart stay close to their children.
- a unique local network for Mums (or Dads), offering a wealth of information on both a national and local level. Once registered, you can access details for all kinds of local resources, from child-friendly cafes to childminders, places to go etc.
One plus One - an independent research organisation whose role is to generate knowledge about marriage
and relationships - how they work, why they can sometimes run into difficulties and how couples can cope when they do.
Parenting NI - provides a telephone helpline and face-to-face support and guidance service for families on issues such as bullying, separation/divorce, self-harm and emotional difficulties.
Parenting UK – part of Family Lives, Parenting UK is the national umbrella body for people who work with parents. DOES NOT OFFER DIRECT SERVICES TO PARENTS,
but parenting courses offered by forum members are advertised on the page 'for parents' on their website.
ParentPort is run by the UK’s media regulators. We set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material. Seen or heard something unsuitable for children? Maybe it was a programme on TV or online, a film, an advert,
a video game or something in a magazine. At ParentPort you can find out about the standards we expect from the media, make a complaint and share your views with us.
Parentline (Ireland) - provides information and a listening ear to anyone in a parenting role in Ireland.
There for you advisory service- provides support and advice to individuals and families involved with or being investigated by their Local Authority Children's
Young Minds - information for parents who may be concerned about the
mental health of their child.