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Children, Families & Young People

Contact-a-Family                            
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


 

Crysis                                                   
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


 

Gingerbread                                         
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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