Family Support

Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. They know that many people play active roles in raising children, from dads and mums, grandparents, stepparents and non-resident parents. Their role is to support all of you to achieve the best relationship possible with the children that you care about, as well as supporting parenting professionals.

Helpline: 0808 800 2222

Website: www.familylives.org.uk

Healthtalk

At healthtalk.org you can find information and support for a range of health issues by seeing and hearing people’s real life experiences. Thousands of people have shared their experiences on film to help you understand what it’s really like to have a health condition such as breast cancer or arthritis.

Website: www.healthtalk.org

Families First

For more information about services available, please visit the below website.

Telephone: 0300 123 4043

Website: www.directory.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Email: familiesfirst.support@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Separated Families

Information and advice for everyone affected by family separation to help bring better outcomes for children.

Website: www.separatedfamilies.info

Childnet

Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Website: www.childnet.com

MindEd

Are you a parent or carer who is concerned about the mental health of your child or teenager? Do you just want some hints and tips on parenting? MindEd for Families has advice and information from trusted experts and will help you to understand what problems occur, what you can do to best support your family, and how to take care of yourself. MindEd for Families is written by a team of specialists and parents, working together.

Website: www.minded.org.uk

Vista

Support for Parents, Children, Young People and Families.

Telephone: 07584 798 528

Website: www.vistastalbans.org.uk

Families in Focus CIC

Families in Focus CIC provides parenting courses that support parents, grandparents and adoptive parents in their local community to bring harmony, balance and enjoyment to family life. Free courses available across Hertfordshire.

Website: www.familiesinfocus.co.uk

Kids in the Middle

Kids In The Middle® (KITM) is a non-profit organization that empowers children, parents and families during and after divorce through counseling, education and support.

Website: www.kidsinthemiddle.org