A charity that has over three decades of experience in helping parents deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Many people play active roles in the raising of children within any family, from Dads, Grandparents, stepparents and non-resident parents; the charity’s role is to support all to achieve the best relationship possible with the children that you care about.
They provide FREE professional, non-judgmental support and advice in a way that all members of the family can access, including a 24 hour helpline, a really useful website, message boards, email service, live chat and parenting/relationship support groups – the great news is that all of the services are FREE and you can contact them 365 days a year.
Parentline: 0808 800 2222
The following link provides the various ways in which they can help:
CHILD PROTECTION IN SPORT UNIT (CPSU)
The CPSU is a partnership between the NSPCC, Sport England, Sport Northern Ireland and Sports Wales. In Scotland there is a similar partnership between Children 1st and sportscotland.
The Unit was founded in 2001 to work with UK Sports Councils, National Governing Bodies (NGBs), County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) and other organisations to help them minimise the risk of child abuse during sporting activities. The CPSU works to help achieve the NSPCC mission to end child abuse.
ChildLine is the free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. You can call about any problem, at any time – day or night.
Tel: 0800 1111
The NSPCC’s vision is end cruelty to children in the UK. They campaign to change the law, provide ChildLine and the NSPCC helpline service, offer advice for adults, and much more. Find out more about their work and how you can get involved by accessing the above link.
Tel: 0808 800 5000
Textphone / Webcam (for deaf or hard-of-hearing: 18001 0808 800 5000 / SignVideo
Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours, 365 days a year)
Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline.
SPORTS COACH UK
Their vision is UK coaching excellence enabling every child, player and athlete to follow their dreams, have fun and fulfil their potential. They provide workshops and resources to guide the coaching of young players and safe and ethical sports practice.