Child and Family Helplines


Helpline: 0800 1111


ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call us on 0800 1111 to talk about any problem

Contact a Family

Helpline: 0808 808 3555 and textphone 0808 808 3556
(free service, open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday)


Provides help and advice to families caring for a disabled child or a child with specific health conditions.


Helpline: 08451 228699


A telephone helpline to support parents who have babies and young children who cry excessively and have sleep problems.

Disabled Parents Network

Helpline: 0870 241 0450 (open 12 to 2pm)


A membership organisation of and for disabled parents.

Operates a peer support/contact register that is open to all disabled parents.

Fatherhood Institute

Helpline: 0845 634 1328


The Fatherhood Institute is a national support organisation for all dads. Some of its projects focus on helping fathers to support their children's learning.

Help To Heal

Helpline - 0845 120 3788


This is a national helpline that provides telephone help and advice for people suffering from family-related problems. Based in Altringham, they offer face-to-face family support services to the local area.

National Domestic Violence Helpline


England 0808 2000 247

Northern Ireland 028 9033 1818

Wales 0808 8010800

Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence

Helpline run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge. This service is available for women and children experiencing domestic violence.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline

Phone: 0808 800 5000


Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0800 056 0566

The NSPCC Helpline is a free, 24-hour service which provides counselling, information and advice to parents who need support and anyone who has concerns about a child.

NSPCC Cymru/Wales Child Protection Helpline

Phone: 0808 100 2524 (free, bilingual Welsh/English service, open 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)

Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0808 100 1033

NSPCC Asian Child Protection Helpline

Open 11am to 7pm, Mon-Fri)

Bengali-speaking adviser 0800 096 7714

Gujarati-speaking adviser 0800 096 7715

Hindi-speaking adviser 0800 096 7716

Punjabi-speaking adviser 0800 096 7717

Urdu-speaking adviser 0800 096 7718

English-speaking Asian adviser 0800 096 7719

Parents Advice Centre

Freephone Helpline: 0808 8010 722


Four centres in Belfast, Derry, Dungannon and Ballymena provide telephone and face-to-face support and guidance to parents and young people on any family problem.

The service is only available in Northern Ireland.

Parentline Plus

Helpline: 0808 800 2222

Textphone: 0800 783 6783


A national charity offering help and information for parents, carers and families via a range of services including a free 24-hour confidential helpline, workshops, courses, information leaflets, email and website.

Prisoners' Families Helpline

Helpline: 0808 808 2003


The Prisoners' Families Helpline is a free and confidential service for anyone who is affected by the imprisonment of a close family member or friend.


Helpline: 0845 456 1310


Provides relationship support for individuals, couples and families. Offers counselling


Helpline: 08457 90 90 90


Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Solvent Abuse - Urban 75

Helpline 0808 800 2345


Solvent abuse involves inhaling the fumes from domestic and industrial products creating a strong intoxication.

Talk to Frank

Helpline 0800 77 66 00


Ring FRANK anytime and speak to a friendly adviser who's professionally trained to give you straight up, unbiased information about drugs.

Womens Aid

Helpline: 0808 2000 247


Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. We support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.

Working Families

Freephone Helpline: 0800 013 0313



A national charity offering a helpline and website advice for parents on carers on all their rights at work including maternity and paternity leave, flexible working, parental leave and in-work benefits.


Helpline: 020 8896 3675


The helpline for all young people 11-19 years old. Young Person's helpline, run by young people, for young people.

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