Families Helplines

Child Death Helpline  Tel: 0800 282986.  For anyone affected by the death of a child at any age, pre-birth to adult.

Contact a Family Helpline: 0808 808 3555. 209-211 City Rd, London, EC1V 1JN. Supports families whose children have disabilities and special needs. Email info@cafamily.org.uk

Compasionate Friends Tel: 0845 123 2304.  Support for bereaved parents and their families.

Families Need Fathers  Helpline: 0300 0300 363. 134, Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3AR. The UK’s leading shared parenting charity. fnf@fnf.org.uk

Family Rights Group Free Confidential Advice Line: 0808 801 0366. Advice & support to families who are involved with social services in child protection or court proceedings.  advice@frg.org.uk

Gingerbread Advice Line: 0800 802 0925. 520 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW15 1TL.  An Organisation for one parent families.

Home start – Telford & Wrekin The Glebe Centre. Glebe Street, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1JP. Tel: 01952 243991 Offers support to families with under 5s through volunteers who visit families in their own homes. homestarttw@btconnect.com

Family Lives Helpline: 0800 800 2222. information, support, advice for anyone parenting a child.

Sands Tel: 0207 436 5881. Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies lives. helpline@uk-sands.org

Shropshire Mediation Service Tel: 01952 520091. 48, Walker St, Wellington, Telford TF1 1BA. Help for families in the course of separation or divorce, special needs mediation, county & community. Counselling for children also available. *To be Confirmed*

SureStart Children Centres Tel: 01952 385385. Offers support to families with children under 4 years – education, childcare, health. familyconnect@telford.gov.uk

The Tommys Pregnancy Helpline 0800 0147 800 Would you like to know more about how to have a healthy pregnancy? Ask a Tommy’s midwife!  info@tommys.org

Last updated – April 2014