Useful Help And Support Contact List For Parents

You should never feel alone because you are not alone. There is a lot of free information and support available to those who need it. You can contact any of the support groups listed on this website and your questions will be kept confidential.
These organisations have been setup to help those in need.

Health & Safety advice and support

 Phone NumberWebsite
NHS 111 service
Contact if you need medical help which is not life threatening111
999 Ambulance
Contact if you need medical help which is life threatening999
Information on babies born premature or sick0808 801 0322
National Association for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome020 8458 5951
FSA Aware
Information on the effect of alcohol during pregnancy and supportna
Disabled Parents Network
Offers information and support for disabled people and familyna
Child death helpline
Offers support and help to those who have lost a child0800 282 986
PANDAS Pre (antenatal) and Postnatal Depression
Helps families suffering from antenatal and post natal depression0808 800 6019
Supports women and children affected by domestic violence0808 2000 247
The Lullaby Trust
Advice on preventing cot death and support for parents who’ve been affected0808 802 6869
Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition.0808 800 5050
Tiny Tickers
Offers support and information on congenital heart disease (CHD) in babiesna
Contact A Family Helpline
Charity providing information, advice and support to parents of disabled children0808 808 3555
Mind for better mental help
Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem0300 123 3393

General information and help

 Phone NumberWebsite
TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Birth Association)
Charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals 0800 138 0509
The Multiple Births Foundation
Supports multiple birth families and educating and advising professionals about their special needs0208 383 3519
Family Lives
Offers support to anyone parenting or helping to raise children, from newborn babies to young adults0808 800 2222
The Baby Cafe
Countrywide network of drop-in centersna
Provides advice and support for families with excessively crying or sleepless children08451 228 669
Families Need Fathers Helpline
Support for parents who are separated or divorced0300 0300 363
Gingerbread Helpline
Help for one parent families 0808 802 0925
Barnardo’s Helpline
Improves the lives of vulnerable children and young people0808 800 5000
Net Doctor
General informational websitena
Charity providing antenatal and postnatal classes, breastfeeding counsellors, local branch support and national helplines. 0300 330 0700
Family Lives Helpline
Provides support and advice for any family question0808 800 2222

Breastfeeding advice and support

 Phone NumberWebsite
La leche League
Breastfeeding information, tips and support from pregnancy through to weaning.0845 120 2918
Breastfeeding Network (BFN)
Offers support and information to breastfeeding mothers0300 100 0212
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Counsellors offer breastfeeding support and information.0300 330 5453
UK NHS National Breastfeeding Website and Helpline
UK NHS National Breastfeeding Website and Helpline0300 100 0212

Pregnancy advice and support

 Phone NumberWebsite
Kicks Count
Empower mothers to be with knowledge and confidence throughout their pregnancyna
Pregnancy advice from midwifesna
Action on Pre-eclampsia
Information and support on all aspects of pre-eclampsia020 8427 4217
Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC)
Support and information on the antenatal testing process0845 077 2290
NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme
Information on antenatal screening020 3682 0890

Financial help and advice

 Phone NumberWebsite
Provides information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems0300 123 1100
The government
There is a lot of information on the government website on how to obtain financial support.na
Maternity Action
Maternity Action provides online information and telephone advice on maternity and parental rights at work, maternity pay, benefits and breastfeeding rights.0845 600 85 33
If you would like to add an organisation to the above contact list then, the please email us on [email protected].