Please click on any of the links below.
Phone: 0808 802 6666
Family lineSupporting adult family members via telephone, text, email and web chat.
Phone: 0808 800 2222 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm)
Advice on all aspects of parenting, including dealing with bullying.
We enable carers to maintain their own health, wellbeing and independence; and to care safely, confidently and effectively. We provide carers with the information and advice they need in their caring role. We help carers find support in their community and from local community organisations. In everything we do we are led by carers, ensuring they have choice, control, and a voice as expert partners in care.
Phone: 0300 123 7015
We use our experience, expertise and strength to change lives. We support kinship carers in their homes and communities, giving advice and helping them work through problems to find the best way forward.
Site dedicated for young parents including sleep for babies, housing, mental health, bereavement, single parents etc.
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Textcare offers comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most and peer support forums.
Torbay Young Adult Carers
Phone: 01803 208455
Hands up if U R 16-25 and help care 4 someone.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: 0845 652 0311(All calls charged at 2p per minute plus network charges)
FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. We are dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and Trans daughters and sons.
Coronavirus and mental health
Talking to your children about coronavirus – Tips for parents
Sensory Integration Network
Sensory Integration Network- monthly magazine focusing on sensory processing issues
National Autistic Society
guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff
Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides counselling and mental health support and training in UK schools.
Helpful information to answer questions from children.
Guidance for carers
A BBC news page with advice for parents with some useful information about supporting children’s mental health
SURVIVAL TIPS FOR PARENTS – 10 ACTIVITIES FOR HOME
A website which advises how parents can support and survive children while self-isolating. Several fun projects, as well as sound advice about children’s anxiety
Centre for Disease Control and Protection
A webpage on managing anxiety and stress with some specific advice for parents of children who may be experiencing stress.
British Psychological Society
The British Psychological Society have produced advice for parents about how to talk to children around coronavirus
Website for parents/carers containing the latest psychological news and research.
There is a guide to parents about talking about world trauma with kids
Royal College of psychiatry
The Royal College of psychiatry has an excellent web page for parents and carers on childhood anxiety.