Family Advice

Barnado’s
Post Office Chambers St Johns Centre, Southampton · 01489 796684

YoungMinds
Contact Us
Call the Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm, free for mobiles and landlines)

Autism Hampshire
Information, Advice & Guidance

For Information, Guidance or Advice about Autism or a recent diagnosis:

  • Information, Advice & Guidance – 1648 Parkway, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7AH
  • 02380 766162
  • information.advice@autismhampshire.org.uk

Update from Childline
We’re working a little differently because of coronavirus. It may also take us a little longer than normal to reply to emails.
But you can still speak to a counsellor by calling 0800 111 or via 1-2-1 chat between 7.30am and 3.30am every day.

Family Lives
Supports and offers professional advice to help parents achieve the best relationship possible with the children they care about. They have a helpline, befriending services and parenting/ relationship support groups.      www.familylives.org.uk

Netmums
Offers a wealth of information from other parents and parenting professionals. Netmums is also home to an online parenting course based on the Family Links Nurturing Programme.         www.netmums.com

NSPCC
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children can provide help if you are worried about a child for any reason. Contact their free 24/7 helpline on 0808 800 5000.   www.nspcc.org.uk

Single Parents
Offers support for anyone raising children on their own.    www.singleparents.org.uk

 Women’s Aid
Offers a 24-hour domestic violence helpline on 0808 2000 247.    www.womensaid.org.uk

Sleep
This gives you strategies and talks about a routine at bedtime. Hopefully it will help prepare you for sleep.

Your Thoughts
This clip helps explain your thoughts, emotions, urges, and memories and how we might react to them.

STOP for Mindfulness
This clip helps to explain what mindfulness is and gives a simple tool to help you.

S top
T ake a breath
O bserve
P roceed