Parent Helpline Links

Contact a Family
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
(free service, open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday)
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk
Provides help and advice to families caring for a disabled child or a child with specific health conditions.
 
Cry-sis
Helpline: 08451 228699
Website: www.cry-sis.org.uk
A telephone helpline to support parents who have babies and young children who cry excessively and have sleep problems.
 
Disabled Parents Network
Helpline: 0870 241 0450 (open 12 - 2pm)
Website: www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk
A membership organisation of and for disabled parents. Operates a peer support/contact register that is open to all disabled parents.
 
Fatherhood Insitute
Helpline: 0845 634 1328
Websit: www.fatherhoodinstitute.org
The Fatherhood Institute is a national support organisation for all dads. Some of it's projects focus on helping fathers to support their childrn's learning.
 
Help To Heal
Helpline: 0845 120 3788
Website: www.helptoheal.co.uk
This is a national helpline that provides telephone help and advice for people suffering from family- realted problems. Based in Altrincham, they offer face-toface family support services to the local area.
 
National Dometic Violence Helpline
Helplines; England: 0808 2000 247
Northern Ireland: 0289 033 1818
Wales: 0808 801 0800
Freephone 24 hour National Dometic Violence
Helpline run in partnership between Woman's Aid and Refuge. This service is available for women and children experiencing domestic violence.
 
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline
Helpline: 0808 800 5000
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk
Textphone for people who are deaf and hard of hearing: 0800 056 0566
The NSPCC Hepline is a free 24hr service which provides conselling, information and advice to parents who need support and anyone who has concerns about a child.
 
NSPCC Cymru/Wales Child Protection Helpline
Phone: 0808 100 2524 (free, bilingual Welsh/English service, open 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)
Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0808 100 1033
 
NSPCC Asian Child Protection Helpline
Open 11am to 7pm, Monday to Friday
Bengali-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7714
Gujarati-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7715
Hindi-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7716
Punjabi-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7717
Urdu-speakin advisor: 0800 096 7718
English-spaking Asian advisor: 0800 096 7719
 
Parentline Plus
Helpline: 0808 800 2222
Website: www.parentlineplus.org.uk
A national charity offering help and information for parents, carers and families via a range of services including a free 24 hour confidential helpline, workshops, course, information leaflets, email and website.
 
Prisoners'Families Helpline
Helpline: 0808 808 2003
Website: www.prisonersfamilieshelpline.org.uk
The Prisoners' Families Helpline is a free and confidential service for anyone who is affected by the imprisonment of a close family member of friend. 
 
Relate
Helpline: 0845 456 1310
bsite: www.relate.org.uk
Provides relationship support for individuals, couples and families. Offers councelling.
 
Samaritans
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90
Website: www.samaritans.org
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or dispair, including those which could lead to suicide.
 
Solvent Abuse - Urban 75
Helpline: 0808 800 2345
Website: www.urban75.com
Solvent abuse involves inhaling the fumes from domestic and industrial products creating a strong intoxication.
 
Talk to Frank
Helpline: 0800 77 66 00
Website: www.talktofrank.com
Ring FRANK anytime and speak to a friendly advisor who's professionally trained to give you staight up, unbiased information about drugs.
 
Womens Aid
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.womensaid.org.uk
Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and chldren. We support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.
 
Working Families
Helpline: 0800 013 0313
Email: advice@workingfamilies.org.uk
Website: www.workingfamilies.org.uk
A national charity offering a helpline and website advice for parents on carers on all their rights to work including maternity and patenity leave, flexible working, parental leave and in work benefits.
 
Youth2Youth
Helpline: 0208 896 3675
Website: www.youth2youth.co.uk
The helpline for all young people 11-19 years old. Young Person's helpline, run by young people, for young people.