Parent Support

Below you will find a list of websites and contact addresses/telephone numbers for parents/children to access for help or advice about family, social or health matters:

Family Support

Bideford Bay Children’s Centre www.bidefordbaychildrenscentre.org.uk

South West Family Support www.swfamilysupport.org.uk

Children and the Internet

Parents and carers-Advice and guidelines for internet safety
Do you know who your child talks to online using a social network site, who can see them with the use of webcams, who can access your data? Where to go if you are worried?
For guidance please see, Think U Know, and Childnet International,

Parent Know How 
Supports the Parenting Support Element of the Extended Services Core Offer

The DCSF have produced two complimentary publications Parent Know How leaflet and Parent Know How Booklet. http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/parentknowhow/

The leaflet provides contact details for a number of National sources of advice and support for parents. The booklet provides more information about each organisation and how the services on offer can be accessed.

Addictions

Health

Healthy Eating

Family Violence and Matters

  • Women’s Aid www.womensaid.org.uk 01392 667144
  • Domestic Violence Legal A.D.V.I.C.E. Line: 0800 0852272
  • Relate: www.relate.org.uk/ 01392 275681
  • Aquila Relationship Breakdown Support: www.aquilatrust.org 01303 892201
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • Victim Support:> www.victimsupport.org.uk/devon 0845 676 1020
  • Domestic violence:
    24 hour helpline   0808 122 8609
  • RESPECT helpline for perpetrators  0845 122 8609
  • Devon MALE    0845 064 6800
  • Women’s outreach services  – North Devon – 01271 321946

General Helplines

For information about:

Health

  • Drugs
  • Eat well
  • Safe drinking
  • HIV and AIDS

Family

  • Domestic violence
  • Children and family services

Devon County Council (general health): www.devonpartnership.nhs.uk/