Help and advice for families

Local and national charities and groups offering support and advice.

Local groups

Aldershot Garrison Special Needs Group

A friendly meeting place for families of special needs children and young adults. Meets twice a week during term time.

Website: Aldershot Garrison Special Needs Group

Hampshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service

Supports schools and families across Hampshire in raising ethnic minority achievement, through bilingual assistance, projects, training, family learning and advisory support.

Website: Hampshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service

Young carers in Hampshire

Find out about help available for young carers in Hampshire.

Website: Young carers in Hampshire

National groups

Action for Prisoners' Families

Charity that offers support and advice to those who have a family member in prison.

Website: Action for Prisoners' Families

Child Accident Prevention Trust

Charity that gives advice on how to prevent accidents among children and young people.

Website: Child Accident Prevention Trust

Cry-sis

Charity that offers support for families with excessively crying, sleepless and demanding babies.

Website: Cry-sis

Family Lives

Provides help and support for all aspects of family life. Also runs a free parent helpline.

Website: Family Lives

Gingerbread

Advice and practical support for single parents.

Website: Gingerbread

Home-Start

Gives support, friendship and practical help to families who are facing difficulties.

Website: Home-Start

Kidscape

Help and advice on bullying, stranger danger and threats of abuse.

Website: Kidscape

La Leche League

Providing support for breastfeeding mothers.

Website: La Leche League

Make a Wish Foundation

Granting wishes for children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

Website: Make a Wish Foundation

National Association of Child Contact Centres

Child contact centres that provide a neutral place for children to meet the mother or father who no longer lives at home with them.

Website: National Association of Child Contact Centres

National Childbirth Trust

Offers support during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.

Website: National Childbirth Trust

Potential Plus UK

Works with families to support children who are gifted and talented.

Website: Potential Plus UK

TAMBA - Twins and Multiple Births Association

Providing support to parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples.

Website: TAMBA - Twins and Multiple Births Association

 
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