Useful Links

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If you are worried for any reason about a child, you can contact the NSPCC free 24/7 adult helpline on 0808 800 5000, email them or text 88858.

If you’re worried about domestic violence, Women’s Aid offers a 24 hour domestic violence helpline on 0808 2000 247.

If you are a child and you need urgent help and advice, you can phone ChildLine on 0800 1111 (the call is free from a landline) or iNeedHelp on 0800 141 2055

Action on Addiction offers support and advice for anyone affected by addiction.

Action for Prisoners’ Families is a national organisation representing the needs of families affected by imprisonment.

The BBC website has information for parents around all aspects of parenting, from prenatal to teens. Has links to current programmes on parenthood on the BBC TV and radio network.

CAMHS: Information about The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) can be found by clicking here

Child bereavement supports families and educates professionals both when a child dies and when a child is bereaved.

Children’s Centres: To find your local Children’s Centre, click here

Family Voice Surrey is a support service for the families of children & young people with additional needs in Surrey

The Fatherhood Institute is an information centre for fatherhood that collates and publishes international research on fatherhood and lobbies for father’s rights.

Kidscape is a charity dedicated to preventing bullying and child abuse, working UK-wide with children, young people, parents/carers and organisations to provide practical skills and resources to keep children safe.

Mind offers a broad range of advice for young people about all aspects of mental health.

My Teen Brain is a website that has lots of useful information, hints and tips, from Hertfordshire County Council’s Childhood Support Services, to support young people through adolescence.

Netmums offers a wealth of information from other parents and parenting professionals. Netmums is also home to an online parenting course based on the Family Links Nurturing Programme.

NSPCC offers a vast array of information on lots of subjects, including advice for the parents of children who are self-harming.

PFLAG offers support for the parents of gay and lesbian children.

Scope runs a network to befriend the parents of disabled children.

Samaritans: If you’re feeling in despair or even suicidal, you can phone the Samaritans 24/7, 365 days a year on 116123

The Sorting out Separation web app might come in useful. if you are a separated parent making decisions about their child maintenance arrangements.

Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) offer support for single parents on a broad range of topics.

The Surrey Youth Counselling Service  is a free and confidential service, offering counselling to those aged between 12 and 24.

Please note: Surrey Nurturing Links makes every effort to ensure that web links listed provide relevant information but is not responsible for the content of external websites.