Provides information and advice on issues such as divorce and separation, benefits, work, universal credit, debt, housing and immigration.
Webchat service available here.
9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Child Law Advice
Provides free legal advice about education issues to parents, carers and young people.
You can also contact them using this online form.
8am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Family Mediation Council
If you're going through a divorce or separation, or another family issue, a family mediator can help you find a solution that works for your whole family as much as possible, without going to court.
You can use their directory to find family mediators near you.
Provides mental health advocacy services, and information and advice about advocacy - including for children and young people in inpatient care.
8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday
Family Rights Group
Provides support, information and advice to parents whose children are involved with, or in need of, social services because of safety or welfare concerns - as well as parents and relatives of children in the care system.
Opening times: 9.30am - 3pm, Monday - Friday
National Autistic Society
You can also access their parent-to-parent emotional support service.
Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA)
Provides legally based advice to help families get the right education for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).