Support for parents and carers - national and local support organisations
Family Rights Group If you are a parent, family member or friend of a child, in England or Wales, who has social workers involved in your child’s life, or if you need extra support from Children’s Services, and would like to speak to an adviser, please call our free and confidential helpline.
Childline provide 24 hour 1-1 counselling, and also run an ‘Ask Sam’ service to answer letters you send about anything and everything that is worrying you. Phone: 0800 11 11 24 Hours. Because ChildLine is an 0800 number calls are free and don't show up on a BT or cable phone bill. You can also get in touch online at - no problem is too big or small.
SupportLine. The telephone Helpline providing confidential emotional support to Children, Young People and Adults on any issue including domestic violence. Keeps details of other agencies, support groups and counsellors throughout the UK. 01708 765200, or email: email@example.com.
Relate for Young People If you are aged 10-25 and your parents, step-parents or carers are separating or argue a lot, Relate can help. You can talk in private about your experiences and feelings with a Relate Counsellor - 0300 100 1234.
Bristol Refugee Rights is the first port of call for the majority of asylum seeking and refugee families coming to Bristol
Bristol's SEND Local Offer - resources contains information for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, and their families, including all schools and SEN schools in Bristol.
KBSP leaflet with advice for parents and carers on keeping children safe when using clubs, activities and tutors.
Think You Know holds resources for children, young people and families regarding online grooming and exploitation.
NSPCC guide for parents to being 'share aware' - Guidance for parents
6 step checklist for families and carers to start a conversation about online safety, steps for families and carers to start a conversation about online safety and an E Safety Family Contract for families to write together, sign and display in the home.
Adfam For families and friends of alcohol and drug users. Call on 020 7553 7640
Alateen For any teenager who is bothered by someone else's drinking. They offer support and guidance and hold regular meetings. Call 020 7403 0888
Alcohol Concern or call 020 7264 0510
Talk About Alcohol to provide facts about alcohol use to enable you to make your own decisions about alcohol in the future.
Talk to Frank has information for anyone concerned about drugs.
Bristol Drugs Project have a range of support available for your child who may be being affected by your alcohol or drug use.
Survivor Pathway to find advice and support for survivors of sexual violence.
Barnardo’s BASE - a local specialist service for young people under 25 who have been sexually exploited. For more information on the help they provide, or to refer a case, please visit their site.
Parents Against Child Exploitation (PACE) Further information and resources for parents/carer
Mosac help for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused
The Hide Out Women's Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you.
Next Link provides support services, and can help arrange emergency accommodation, for women and girls who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse.
The Children's Society website has information, resources and advice on how to spot the signs.
BNSSG CCG Health Website has advice on what to do if you think a child may be at risk or may be experiencing problems because of FGM