Organisation Details
Liverpool Early Help Directory

A range of support services for different areas of family life (including services to support young people).

http://ehd.liverpool.gov.uk

Tel: 0800 085 2022

E-mail: fsd@liverpool.gov.uk

Liverpool Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)

This section of the LSCB website assists parents, carers or guardians in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

https://liverpoolscb.org.uk

Tel: 0151 233 0493/0510

E-mail: Jacqueline.taylor2@liverpool.gov.uk

Jacqui Taylor, LSCB Administrator, Liverpool Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB), 5th Floor, Cunard Building, Water St., Liverpool, L3 1DS.

LiVPaC

LivPaC is a local parent carer forum in Liverpool, independently run by parents for parents, carers, grandparents and family members who have a child/young person between the ages of 0 and 25 years with a disability, complex health needs, SEN or/and additional needs. It aims to involve and support other parents and carers through working together, empowering each other and being advocates. The organisation also works with professionals to encourage improved access and better services for children and families aged 0-25.

www.livpac.co.uk

Tel: 0151 727 5271

E-mail: info@livpac.co.uk

LiVPaC, 5 Shelmore Drive, Dingle, Liverpool, L8 4YL.

Koemba

The Koemba parent coaching website is run by Val Mullally, an Accredited Coach who is passionate about supporting parents and professionals as they create environments in which children can thrive. The website enables parents and professionals to connect with the aim of supporting children to think more clearly, connect more compassionately, behave more response-ably and live more joyfully.

www.koemba.com

E-mail via the website.

Children and Young People Now

A dedicated website for professionals working with children, young people and families, focusing on childcare and early years, education, health, social care, youth justice, and youth work.

www.cypnow.co.uk

Conscious Caterpillars

Conscious Caterpillars aims to empower children and parents with the skills and tools of Meditation and Mindfulness to help them manage stress and emotions in a positive and healthy way whilst also helping them to relax and become happier, kinder and more compassionate with themselves and the world around them.

www.conscious-caterpillars.com

E-mail via the website.

Kinship Carers

Kinship Care offers knowledge, experience and friendship as well as pointing you in the right direction regarding legal matters and other avenues of support for you and the children you care for where children cannot be cared for by their parent(s) and who live with a relative or a family friend.

www.kinshipcarers.co.uk

E-mail: kinshipfostercarers@gmail.com

Your Teenager

Helping parents and carers to handle teenage behaviour and build positive relationships.

www.yourteenager.co.uk

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Plant Love Grow

Plant Love Grow creates support tools and resources to assist parents, teachers and health professionals in order to help people guide, nurture, inspire and become facilitators for change and growth.

http://plantlovegrow.com

E-mail: elahehbos@plantlovegrow.com

Sorting Out Separation

Resources and guidance for families who are separating. The help offered relates to parenting, legal issues, relationships and conflict, money and work, health and housing.

www.sortingoutseparation.org.uk

Child Maintenance Options

Child Maintenance Options provides free, impartial information and support to help parents make informed choices about child maintenance.

www.cmoptions.org

Tel: 0800 988 0988

E-mail via the website.

Dads.Info

DAD.info is Europe's largest advice and support website for fathers. The site celebrates the changing role of Dads with engaging, helpful, practical, entertaining resources and content for every stage of their journey. It is home to the largest connected community of active, involved Dads through its interactive forum, providing great peer to peer support and advice.

https://dad.info

Contact via the website.

MumsNet

Mumsnet is the UK's biggest network for parents. It aims to make parents' lives easier by pooling knowledge, advice and support.

https://www.mumsnet.com

The Inspired Treehouse

The Inspired Treehouse is run by pediatric occupational and physical therapists who are passionate about sharing information, tips, and strategies to help readers conquer the common developmental roadblocks faced by children.

The website aims to help children build strong, healthy bodies and minds through play, and features easy-to implement activities that are designed to promote all kinds of developmental skills for kids.

https://theinspiredtreehouse.com

E-mail: theinspiredtreehouse@gmail.com

Families Need Fathers

The leading UK charity supporting dads, mums and grandparents to have personal contact and meaningful relationships with their children following parental separation. The organisation offers information, advice and support, helping parents to achieve a positive outcome for their children.

https://fnf.org.uk

Tel: 0300 0300 363

E-mail: admin@fnf.org.uk

Families Need Fathers, 134-146 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AR.

Family Lives

Family Lives offers help with all aspects of family life that include all stages of a child's development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support. The organisation also responds when life becomes more complicated, and provides support around family breakdown, aggression in the home, bullying at school, teenage risky behaviour and mental health concerns of both parents and their children. Family Lives provides a 24-hour helpline, advice website, live chat and parenting/relationship support groups.

www.familylives.org.uk

Tel: 0808 800 2222

E-mail via the website.

15-17 The Broadway, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5HZ.

Gingerbread

Gingerbread is the leading national charity working with single parent families. It is at the forefront of shaping policy and services that support single parents and aims to improve single parents' lives, through championing the voices and needs of single parent families and providing effective support services.

www.gingerbread.org.uk

Tel: 0207 428 5400

E-mail via the website.

520 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW5 1TL.

Game Quitters

A US-based educational resource aimed at parents who are concerned that their children may be addicted to online gaming.

https://gamequitters.com

E-mail via the website.

Tommy's

One in four women lose a baby during pregnancy and birth. Tommy's funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth, and provide pregnancy health information to parents, so that every parent can have the best possible pregnancy outcomes and take home happy, healthy babies.

www.tommys.org

Tel: 0207 398 3400

E-mail: mailbox@tommys.org

Tommy's, Nicholas House, 3 Laurence Pountney Hill, London, EC4R 0BB.

Liverpool Law Clinic

Liverpool Law Clinic provides free and confidential legal advice to members of the public. This assistance is intended to complement other legal provision and support services in the community to help with particular problem areas.

www.liverpool.ac.uk/law/liverpool-law-clinic

Tel: 0151 795 0582

E-mail: clinic@liverpool.ac.uk

Liverpool Law Clinic, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford Street South, University of Liverpool, L69 7ZA.

National Family Mediation

National Family Mediation is the largest provider of family mediation in England and Wales. Its network of affiliated members delivers family mediation in over 500 locations across England and Wales.

Mediation reduces the conflict in separation, divorce or dissolution of civil partnership. It is also more cost-effective and quicker than using lawyers to negotiate, or using the court process, and enables people to make their own arrangements for children, property and finance.

www.nfm.org.uk

Tel: 0300 4000 636

E-mail via the website.

National Family Mediation, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter, EX1 1JN.

Educate Against Hate

A website which gives parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.

educateagainsthate.com

UK Safer Internet Centre

The Centre is a partnership of three leading organisations: Childnet International, Internet Watch Foundation and SWGfL which share the mission of promoting the safe and responsible use of technology for young people. Its three main functions are to provide advice and support to children and young people, parents and carers, schools and the children's workforce and to co-ordinate Safer Internet Day across UK; to provide support to professionals working with children and young people with online safety issues; and to provide an anonymous and safe place to report and remove child sexual abuse imagery and videos, wherever they are found in the world.

www.saferinternet.org.uk

Tel: 0344 381 4772

E-mail: helpline@saferinternet.org.uk

Smartphone guide

This guide helps parents to protect their children when using their smartphones.

Oyoty

Oyoty is a personal, robotic assistant for young children online which helps them be more aware, secure and private online, and to engage positively with digital media. Ototy delivers contextual education and help to children through an advanced user interface (chat-bot).

Rally Round

Rally Round is a free and secure online tool that allows parents, other family members, friends and carers to organise support for a child with an illness or challenging behaviour. Features like the to-do list, the noticeboard, and email and text notifications keep everyone in the loop.

Mentally Healthy Schools

A website, primarily for school staff, to support the mental health of pupils.

www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk

E-mail: mhs@annafreud.org.uk