Useful Links

Please note that we do not accept responsibility for the content of any of the listed websites, they are for your information only.


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www.adviceguide.org.uk
Advice guide is the national CAB website providing information and advice on a wide range of issues.

B

www.biglotteryfund.org.uk
Every year BIG gives out millions of pounds of Lottery Money to good causes. Please click on the link for further information and to see if you would qualify for funding.

www.brighter-futures.org.uk

Support, advice & accommodation for peoplw who may be expierencing social exclusion and homelessness, mental health issues or complex needs.

www.bullying.co.uk
Help and information if you are being bullied, including information on staying safe.

C

www.changes.org.uk
A user led organisation with a unique recovery system for those in mental distress.

www.cri.org.uk

Charity working with individuals, families and communities accross England & Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and antisocial behaviour.

D

www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk
Support and advice for disabled parents or disabled people who wish to become parents.

E

www.efpstaffs.co.uk 

Gingerbread service empowering families in the community to have a voice.

F

www.fnf.org.uk
Families Need Fathers is a registered charity, which provides information and support to parents, including unmarried parents of either sex. FNF is chiefly concerned with the problems of maintaining a child’s relationship with both parents during and after a family breakdown.

www.forparentsbyparents.com
This site is funded, founded and maintained by parents. The aim of the site is to give an honest view of parenting.

G

www.gingerbread.org.uk
National Gingerbread Organisation supporting lone parents across England and Wales.

H

www.home-start.org.uk
Home start volunteers provide emotional and practical support and friendship to families in their own homes. Support can include help with isolation, ill health, disabilities, multiple births, post-natal illness, and bereavement and relationship breakdown. The service is free and confidential.

www.housingoptions.org.uk
Housing Options is an independent advice service for people with learning disabilities.

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www.lone-parents.org.uk
A site with information from domestic abuse to coping with anxiety and many other things with a message board and fun pages.

www.lifecoach-directory.org.uk

Directory for support to find a lifecoach for support with a range of issues from career advice to familiy coaching.

M

www.mankinduk.co.uk
Mankind UK is a support and resource service for men who have been sexually abused, sexually assaulted and/or raped.

www.mentalhealth.org.uk
The site is run by the Mental Health Foundation you will find all the latest news, events and information on problems, treatments and strategies for living with mental ill health.

www.mind.org.uk
Information and support for people experiencing all types of mental distress.

N

www.naar.org.uk
A black community organisation led forum of organisations campaigning on issues around racial violence, deaths in custody and institutional racism.

www.nhas.org.uk
The National Homelessness Advice Service seeks to prevent homelessness and housing problems by enabling the widest possible access to expert housing advice, information and advocacy.

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www.papyrus-uk.org
UK support and resources for those dealing with suicide, depression or distress, particularly teenagers and young adults.

www.parentlineplus.org.uk
Is a registered charity, which offers support to anyone parenting a child, i.e. parents, step parents, grandparents and foster parents. Parentline Plus runs a Freephone helpline and courses for parents.

www.pinkparents.org.uk

Information for gay & lesbian couples and singles wha are already parents or are considering becoming parents.

R

www.racialharassment.org.uk
Online service providing information to victims, individuals and organisations tackling racial harassment. It offers advice and assistance to victims and those supporting victims.

www.refuge.org.uk
Refuge is the UK’s largest single provider of specialist accommodation and support to women and children escaping domestic violence. Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children experiencing domestic violence in London in 1971. Refuge is a national lifeline for up to 80,000 women and children every year.

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www.shelter.org.uk
UK support and resources for those dealing with suicide, depression or distress, particularly teenagers and young adults.

www.spanuk.org.uk
Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) is a multi-racial organisation of single parents working to improve the lives of single parent families in the UK and Europe.

www.surestart.gov.uk
This is a national website for all of the SureStart programmes across the country.

www.safehouse.org.uk
Panahghar, an Urdu word meaning “safe house” is a nationally respected agency with extensive experience in supporting Asian women, their children and families to relieve poverty, physical and mental distress and domestic abuse on a local and national level.

www.safeinternet.org.uk
Provides a page listing links to many websites, which give you information on how to make surfing the web safer for children.

www.samaritans.org
24-hour service for anyone in emotional distress.

www.savana.org.uk
Support for female survivors of sexual violence, providing information and counselling.

Y

www.ymcans.org.uk

Support, training, advice & accommodation for young people.

www.youngminds.org.uk
YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.

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www.womensaid.org.uk
For women who have or are experiencing any form of domestic abuse.