Useful web links for parents who want to know more about parenting, childcare and school work
Family Lives Family Lives is a national charity that works for, and with, parents. A free and confidential helpline run by professionally trained call takers - also parents. Call 0808 800 2222. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Text/phone 0800 783 6783
Top Marks Topmarks Education was launched in September 1998 with the following aims: to provide easy access to the best educational web sites, to help teachers use the web in the classroom, to help parents to support the education of their children.
Parent Pages Our aim is for the directory to be a really useful source of information for all parents, grandparents, teachers and anybody whose life revolves around children and young people - from newborn to young adult.
SCC Family Information Service Surrey Family Information Service (FIS) is an internet, telephone and outreach service. It provides information, advice and assistance to parents of children and young people aged 0-19 years old (up to 25 years old for young people with special needs).
Contact a Family Provides advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children. Call 0808 808 3555 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Monday evening 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Textphone 0808 808 3556. Calls to 0808 numbers are free from landlines and the main mobile networks
Young Minds Free and confidential support for anyone worried about the emotional problems or behaviour of a child or young person. Call 0808 802 5544 Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm. Calls to 0808 numbers are free from landlines and the main mobile networks.
Family Rights Group An advice service that supports parents and family members whose children are involved with or need social care services. Call 0808 801 0366 Monday to Friday 10am to 3.30pm. Calls to 0808 numbers are free from landlines and mobile networks.
Gingerbread Provides support services, training and learning opportunities, and a campaigning voice for single parents. Call 0808 802 0925 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with extended opening hours on Wednesday to 8pm. Calls to 0808 numbers are free from landlines and the main mobile networks.
Children’s Legal Centre The Child Law Advice Line ensures children, parents, carers and professionals have access to free legal advice from qualified solicitors and to services which they are entitled. Call 0808 802 0008 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Calls to 0808 numbers are free from landlines and the main mobile networks.