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National and out of borough services
Links to information services that are either national or based outside of Knowsley
Action for Children
Campaigns for quality care for disabled and disadvantaged children. Provides information and respite care resources.
Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurological condition which is estimated to affect approximately 1% of...
Afasic - Unlocking Speech and Language
Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties, and supporting their parents...
Anger and your health
Anger is a normal, healthy emotion. But managing it can be a problem for many people who find it difficult to keep their anger under control.
Past results and replacement certificates
The Armistead Centre is a free and confidential support, information and sexual health promotion service for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (...
Guided advice about daily living - Your Health, Your Home, Daily Activities for adults and children
Asylum Link Merseyside
Asylum Link is an organisation dedicated to assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees and to raising public awareness around Refugee issues.
BBC Children in Need - Emergency Essentials
Our Emergency Essentials programme supports individual children and young people living with severe poverty, a lack of the basic facilities which...
We are a Liverpool based company providing quality interpreting and translation services in the North West.
Bladder & Bowel Community
The UK-wide organisation for people with bladder and bowel control problems.
British Red Cross Liverpool: Refugee Support
We have a long tradition of providing support to vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in the UK
Government information about dealing with bullying in schools
Giving children in crisis chances for change. The maintenance, education and advancement in life of children and young people who through poverty and...
THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY, or CALM, is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.
Care for the Family
Because family life matters. Care for the Family is a national charity which aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family...
Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and...
The Changing Places Consortium launched its campaign in 2006 on behalf of the over 1/4 of a million people who cannot use standard accessible toilets...
Information from Gov.UK about claiming child benefit.
Child Maintenance Options
Child maintenance is regular support from parents who live apart from their children. Over half a million children in the UK benefit from a family-...
Contact a Family
Contact a Family is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. We...
Council for Disabled Children (CDC)
CDC is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England and contains useful resources
advice and support service specifically for dads.
Daisy Inclusive UK
Disability led charity that helps disabled people to achieve their full potential.
Dear Albert helps individuals to stop taking alcohol and drugs. If you would like help and information on how to address any form of addictive...
Disability Benefits Enquiry Line
Government information for disabled people and carers. Check website for contact details of various benefits helplines
Disabled Information and Advice Line (DIAL UK)
DIAL is an independent network of local disability information and advice services, run by and for disabled people.
DisabledGo - Free Accessiblity Information, News, Jobs & More
Merseyside Rehoming Centre
Down's Syndrome - NHS Choices
Down's syndrome, also known as Down syndrome, is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and characteristic...
Down's Syndrome Liverpool (DSL)
For people with Down's syndrome and their carers in Liverpool...
The Dyspraxia Foundation acts as a resource and information centre including a helpline for those wishing to learn more about dyspraxia.
ERIC - Education & Resources for Improving Childhood Continence
Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (FFLG)
FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. We are dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual...
Family Fund - helping disabled children
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
Family Law Courts
The various types of Family Court handle: •parental disputes over the upbringing of children •local authority intervention to protect children •...
Family Mediation Council
Mediation helps you sort arrangements for children and finance. If you’re splitting-up or getting a divorce, family mediation can help you sort out...
Family Rights Group
provides advice to the parents of children on the edge of the social care system
FirstStop Advice is an independent, impartial and free service offering advice and information to older people, their families and carers about...
Talk to Frank
provides information and advice to single parents on a wide range of issues, including benefits, both online and through a telephone helpline.
GOV.UK advice and support for parents
Gov.uk The best place to find government services and information
Government Asylum seekers information
Asylum Seekers are people who flee their home country and seek refuge in another, possibly because of war or human rights abuses. Asylum Seekers are...
National charity that supports all grandparents and their families. Aim to improve the lives of children by working with and for all grandparents.
Home Tuition and Educating your child at home
You can teach your child at home, full or part-time (‘home schooling’) - but tell the school and your local council if you’re taking them out of...
Independent Parental Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA)
IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with...
Information, Advice & Support Services Network
The Information, Advice and Support Services Network (IASS Network) supports and promotes the work of Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Services...
Irwin Mitchell Factsheets
Solicitors who in partnership with the charity Sense, have developed a series of resources to provide support to families who have children with...
Working with disabled children, young people and their families
Kids Feeding Team
We provide babies and children immediate access to a specialist multidisciplinary feeding clinic service. If your infant or child is struggling with...
Liverpool City Region LiveWell Directory
If you're looking for information about local adult services or activities in the Liverpool City Region, then the LiveWell Directory is a great...
Looking after children if you divorce or separate
You may need to make arrangements for your children if you divorce, end your civil partnership or separate from your partner.
Maternity Action provides online information and telephone advice (call charges apply) on maternity and parental rights at work, maternity pay,...
Family and individual support for teenagers and children with gender identity issues.
The Merseyside Resilience Forum (MRF) is a multi-agency partnership made up of all the organisations needed to prepare for and respond to any...
Merseyside Refugee & Asylum Seekers Pre & Post Natal Support Group (MRANG)
Merseyside Refugee & Asylum Seekers Pre & Post Natal Support Group (MRANG) was established in 2004 to meet the unaddressed needs of pre and...
Merseyside Society for Deaf People
We are a charity that offer a variety of services ranging from Social Care, Support Work and Equipment services to basic Sign Language courses,...
By Parents for parents
The number one app for making local mum friends.
National Autistic Society's Parent to Parent Service
Would you like to receive confidential emotional support from another parent?
National Children's Bureau (NCB)
Why we're NCB Many children and young people, especially the vulnerable and disadvantaged, face a postcode lottery of service provision that...
National Deaf Children's Society
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF)
The NNPCF membership is made up of Parent Carer Forums of which there is one in almost every local authority area in England.
National Portage Association
Portage is a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs and their families.
A social networking site that employs specialists such as health visitors on its forums to offer general and one-to-one advice.
NHS Choices - your health, your choices
North West Regional SEND Network
Welcome to the North West Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Regional Network. You will find lots of useful information within the...
One Plus One
operates the Couple Connection and the Parent Connection Webservice to help parents work through their relationship issues together.
Preparing for Adulthood
The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) is funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability...
The Refugee Council is one of the leading charities in the UK working directly with refugees, and supporting them to rebuild their lives. We also...
offers one-to-one online counselling for parents with specialist therapeutic counsellors.
Scope - Parents Guide
Advice for parents of disabled children
Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments.
Shelter Merseyside Advice Support and Guidance
We are here for anyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness. Anyone with housing or housing related problems. Anyone in need of help with debt...
Single Parents Action Network
Supports single parents online through specific issues for single parents, including getting back to work.
Special Educational Needs
Gov.uk advice for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
Terrence Higgins Trust
We are the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain.
The Communication Trust - Local Offer
Although Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) is the most common special need (DfE statistics 2014), it is a broad term and we know that...
The Gender Trust
For all those affected by gender identity issues
The Hide Out - Young People's Page
Women's Aid have created this space to help young people understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to...
The Mix is the online guide to life for 16-25 year-olds in the UK. We provide non-judgmental support and information on everything from sex and exam...
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent's drinking, whether a child, young person or adult...
The Together Trust is a voluntary organisation providing a wide range of care, special education and community services for children and adults with...
Tourettes Action is the UK's leading support and research charity for people with Tourettes Syndrome (TS) and their families. Tourette Syndrome...
Trans* youth group: The Action Youth
Anyone aged 10-18 whose gender identity is different to how others see it, or is questioning their gender identity. This could be someone whose...
Use the Child Maintenance Service or Child Support Agency (CSA)
Child maintenance is financial support towards your child’s everyday living costs when you’ve separated from the other parent.
List of national and local websites for a number of areas: Family; Health Organisations; Pregnancy Support, General Mental Health, Depression/Anxiety...
Victim Support - Merseyside
For help and support, call your local victim care team now on 0151 353 4003. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Working Families - Waving not drowning project
The Waving not drowning project is run by Janet Mearns for parents of disabled children and carers of adults who want to combine paid work with their...
Working Families Guide
From Child to Adult: A guide to disability, transition and family finances – updated 2014
Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation