Advice and Counselling Service

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External support and guidance for parents

External support and guidance for parents:

Family Lives (formally Parent Line Plus)

Free phone helpline 7am – midnight Tel: 0808 800 2222 (for help with any aspect of parenting and family life).


Gingerbread (support for single parents)

Free phone helpline 0800 802 0925


The Family and Childcare Trust (free information about childcare to parents, including childcare for disabled children)

Tel: 0845 872 6251

The FCT also co-ordinates the National Association of Family Information Services


Netmums (parenting information, local networking and activities)

Law, regulations and policies can change quickly. The information on our website is given in good faith and has been carefully checked but QMUL cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. QMUL is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites which are provided for further information.

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