HELP FOR PARENTS
Action on Addiction
Action on Addiction is a registered charity, which was formed in May 2007 to help people with addictions in various wats. They have treatment centres throughout England, a specialist family service, innovative research programmes and an expert training centre.
Cafcass Putting Children and Young People First in the Family Courts
Every year Cafcass helps over 140,000 children and young people who are going through care or adoption proceedings, or whose parents have separated and are unable to agree about future arrangements for their children. Cafcass is the voice of children in the family courts and helps to ensure that children's welfare is put first during proceedings.
Carers Trust is a new charity which was formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in April 2012. Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. With their Network Partners, they aim to ensure that information, advice and practical support are available to all carers across the UK.
Gaming and Gambling
Providing parents with resources regarding gaming and gambling.
Gingerbread Single parents, Equal families
Gingerbread provides advice and practical support for single parents. Expert advisers answer their helpline and their website is packed full of useful information. They also campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families.
Kidscape Preventing bullying, protecting children
Founded in 1985, Kidscape was the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. Kidscape are a small organisation with far-reaching influence, committed to sharing our insights and techniques with other organisations and individuals all over the world.
Ofsted Raising Standards Improving Lives
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills, which report directly to Parliament and we are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Helpful advice for parents on parenting.
Parents Against Child Exploitation
Pace is a resource that helps parents to understand what is happening to their child and how parents are the prime agents in helping their child avoid or exit exploitative relationships.
Stop it Now! believes sexual abuse is preventable and gives adults the information they need to protect children effectively whilst urging abusers and potential abusers to seek help. Stop it Now! encourages adults to create a society that no longer tolerates the sexual abuse of children.
Samaritans is a charity whose mission is to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicide feelings and suicidal behaviour among people of all ages.
Single Parent Action Network
SPAN is a Bristol based grassroots charity with national reach. Their vision is to engage and empower one-parent families living in poverty and isolation, from different backgrounds and cultures, to improve their lives and play a greater part in society.
The Relationship People
Relate are the UK's largest provider of relationship support, and every year help over a million people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what they do and how they can help you here.
Think U Know
Providing the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what's good, what's not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there's an area for you too - with resources you can use in the classroom or at home.