Supporting your family

Being a parent is hard work and there are lots of different pressures and strains you might come across within your family as your children and teenagers grow up. To help you we have gathered practical advice for you to look at. There are also courses and group support available for parents and families and in some cases there is one to one support, depending on your eligibility.

Why not get tips and advice from other parents?

Get more tips and advice from other parents and professionals via Family Lives Parent Channel TV on YouTube

Short breaks

The Short Breaks for Disabled Children Team has a variety of services to help families of children and young people who have a disability.

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Register interest in adoption and fostering

If you are interested in fostering or adoption, you will need to complete our online form to register interest.

Request a special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) assessment

If you have a child with a disability or special educational needs, please use our online referral form.