We have collated a list of useful websites that you might find useful for information on parenting, online safety, money matters and much more. If you would like us to include any other website that you think would be useful to other parents please let us know.
|The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.
|Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.
|Guide to Facebook
|If you are looking for information on how old your child should be before letting them use Facebook or want to know how to set parental controls or security settings? This guide will help you find the answers.
|Parent Info Site
|Expert information to help children and young people stay safer online.
|Think You Know Website
|Thinkuknow is the education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command. Thinkuknow aims to empowers children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for support.
|Ask About Games
|This site answers questions parents and players have about video game age ratings, on how to play games safely and responsibly, and offers families helpful tips to ensure they get the most out of the games they enjoy together.
|Common Sense Media
|Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
|Advice and tips sections for all matters relating to parenting and bringing up children. Sections include education, general help centre, health, sports and activities, holidays, and a directory of children’s services.
|Support from one the UK’s largest children’s charity. The children’s services help children in poverty, support young carers and help families looking to foster or adopt a child.
|A website ran by people with experience of living with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression, supported by a high-profile medical advisory panel.
|A website with information on Autism for parents and carers.
|Domestic Slavery Website
|Help and advice for victims of domestic slavery and advice on what to do if you suspect.
|FGM Aware Website
|Information, support and advice on FGM.
|Domestic Violence Helpline
|The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
|Parenting and family support from Family Lives (formerly Parentline Plus)
|Re-Think Mental Illness Website
|National mental health charity: information, services & a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness – challenging attitudes and changing lives.
|Mind Mental Health Website
|A website which aims to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.
|Childcare Cost Help
|Information about getting help with child care costs.
|Self Harm Advice Website
|SelfharmUK is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self- harm, providing a safe space to talk and ask any questions about self harming.