Family Support

Help and support is available from many national and local organisations.

Family Rights Group

For families with children in need, at risk, or in the care system.
0808 801 0366


Support and guidance for new fathers.
07403 274 757

MindEd for Families

Tips, guides and education for parents and families around mental health issues and common difficulties in childhood and adolescence.

Family Action

Advice on managing challenging behaviour.
0808 802 6666

Friends of the Family

Services for families including where parents are feeling overwhelmed/ struggling to cope, child befriending service.

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Information on managing challenging behaviour including positive behavioural support information. Also has useful information for supporting those with learning disabilities. Useful information for professionals.
0300 666 0126

Hants Specialist Support Parenting Service

Linked with Barnardo’s, this service provides evidence based parenting programmes for parents of children aged 5-17 who have autism, ADHD, challenging behaviour, antisocial behaviour including violence to parents.

Hampshire SENDIASS

Support for parents with children with additional Needs who live in Hampshire.
0808 164 5504

Hampshire County Council

Family support services for those living in Hampshire. county council service for families with children aged 0-19 years.

Healthier Together

Information and advice.


We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Home Start

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.

Action for Children

Every family needs a bit of support from time to time. We’re here to help. We work with families from before children are born until they’re in their twenties. We do this in lots of different ways – in local services, schools and online.We step in early to help build positive relationships. We bring parents together at support groups and in our children’s centres. We offer advice and help with parenting skills. And we never, ever judge.

Browse: Benefits for families

Information and available benefits for your family from

KIds: Giving disabled children a brighter future

The groups offer parent/carers and their children the opportunity to meet other families, make friends, share experiences and have fun! The groups will also offer parents/carers information, advice and workshops

Family Lives

Family Lives is a national charity providing support in all aspects of family life.
0808 800 2222

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