Family Lives is a charity with over three decades’ experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Their role is to support parents to achieve the best relationship possible with the children that they care about, as well as supporting parenting professionals. Family Lives provide a 24 hour helpline, extensive advice on their website, live chat services, and information about befriending services and parenting/relationship support groups.
The Family Lives Helpline can be contacted on 0808 800 2222 for advice, information and signposting on any aspect of parenting and family life.
Family Lives offer an Independent Support service in Croydon, Lambeth and Southwark. Independent Supporters can provide information and support to parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are being assessed for, or transferring to, an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC).