In this section you will find a range of national and local services relating to family life including parenting and support services from pre-pregnancy to adulthood.

Adoption UK 

We promote loving and supportive relationships between children and their adoptive families.

CoramBAFF- Adoption and Fostering Agency.

CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy is the leading membership organisation dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people in care by supporting the agencies and professionals who work with them.

TACT (The Adolescent and Children's Trust)

We have been helping to provide loving families for vulnerable children for 24 years. We understand how important it is to support, train and develop our foster carers to provide the best possible care for our children and young people.

Become (previously The Who Care's Trust) 

We provide help, support and advice to children in care and young care leavers so that they can unleash their potential and take control of their lives.

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers 

Is a charity run by mothers for mothers, committed to giving friendly support and information to all women wishing to breastfeed.

Breastfeeding Network website 

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

The Pregnancy and Baby Guide 

An NHS service providing a range of information from getting pregnant through to the first years of your baby's life.

NCT (National Childbirth Trust)

Helps parents through pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Come and join the 110,000 new parents already part of NCT. With an NCT membership you too can benefit from local networks of friendly faces and invaluable support. Plus there are bundles of money-saving benefits too.

Which? Birth Choice

A website that provides everything expectant mothers need to know to decide where to have their baby.

The National Literacy Trust 

Range of information on literacy from babies through to adulthood.

Words for Life 

Speech and language advice from baby to age 11 years

Coram Children's Legal Centre 

Provides legal information and representation on all issues of the law relating to children and young people.

Family and Childcare Trust 

Family and Childcare Trust aims to make the UK a better place for families, through research, campaigning and information provision, and working with government, employers and parents to reduce pressures on family life.

The National Association of Child Contact Centres

Child contact centres aim to provide a safe, neutral and comfortable place for children to see their non-resident parents or family.

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