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Children, Families & Young People

Telephone service for parents and carers of children with disabilities or special needs, including learning difficulties, physical disabilities, medical conditions, rare syndromes and behavioural difficulties.

Helpline open Mon 10am-4pm & 5.30-7.30pm Tues-Fri 10am-4pm

Tel: 0808 808 3555

Textphone: 0808 808 3556


A helpline and support group giving practical support and sympathetic understanding.

Helpline open 9am-10pm

Tel: 08451 228 669


Family Rights Group
Helpline for families whose children are involved with social services. Provides telephone and written advice.

Helpline open 10am-12noon, 1.30pm-3.30pm Mon-Fri

Tel: 0800 731 1696


National Advice Line offering support and information and a network of self help groups to lone parents.

Helpline open 10am-4pm Mon-Fri

Tel: 0800 0184318


Parentline Plus                                        
Helpline for parents offering listening, information and counselling on various parenting problems.
Office number: 020 7284 5500

Helpline open 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Tel: 0808 800 2222


Young Minds Parents
A telephone service for providing information and advice for parents, professionals or anyone else with a concern about the mental health of a child.

General Enquiries, 9.30am-5.30pm

Tel: 0207 336 8445

Information Service open 10am-1pm Mon &Fri, 1pm-4pm Tues, Wed & Thurs, 6pm-8pm Wed

Tel: 0800 018 2138

48-50 St John Street, London, EC1M 4DG    


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