Migrant Family Support

Parent support organisations

There are some other organisations who may also be able to help you in your parenting: Dad Info gives advice for parents from a dad’s perspective, including articles and ‘dad guides’ on pregnancy, birth and financial issues. Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. National Childbirth Trust (NCT) is the largest UK charity for parents, giving accurate, impartial antenatal information so that parents can decide what’s best for their family, and introducing them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support. Mumsnet gives information and advice for parents, including news articles, product reviews, competitions and blogs. Also includes useful information on pregnancy and birth. Family and Childcare Trust is an independent charity that exists to make the UK a better place for families and children. They work with charities, businesses and public services to offer practical help to families. Parent Channel.tv offers free parenting videos and parenting advice by topic and age range. Parenting Support Centre includes parenting articles and tips along with a useful parenting directory. Vodaphone Digital Parenting magazine has helpful advice for parents on internet use and mobile technology. The Working Parent offers helpful information for parents who juggle work and family life.

Lone parenting

Gingerbread provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents. Single Parent Action Network is a uniquely diverse organisation empowering one parent families throughout the UK. Only Dads give advice and support for single dads. Only Mums give advice and support for single mums.

Additional needs parenting

Contact a family is a national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. Family Fund the UK’s largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people. Mencap supports both adults and children with learning disabilities. Sibs is a charity for the brothers and sisters of disabled chidren and adults. Scope is a leading UK charity which supports both adults and children with disabilities. Stepfamilies ScopeHappy Steps provide research and resources for those parenting within stepfamilies. Grandparenting Gransnet provides information and support for grandparents. Postnatal depression The Association for Postnatal Illness (APNI) is a network of phone and postal volunteers who have had – and recovered from – postnatal depression. This information is supplied in good faith, but Migrant family Support cannot accept responsibility for any advice or recommendations made by other organisations or resources.

Marriage Support Useful Resources

Marriage support – Care for the Family https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/family-life/marriage-support Support for Troubled Marriages « For Your Marriage www.foryourmarriage.org/marriage-resources/marriage-help-and-support/support/ Marriage Care | Relationship counselling | Marriage preparation … www.marriagecare.org.uk/ Relate | The relationship people https://www.relate.org.uk/

Domestic Abuse

We are aware that Domestic Abuse is a very topical issue and all our support workers are trained to deal with Domestic Abuse. We have specialist support for victims of domestic abuse both female and male. We are fundraising to establish a refuge for Black African Migrants of Christian Origin in order to be able to provide safety for some of our clients.

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Bereavement Resources.


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