Note on jurisdiction: the information on this website refers to England and Wales. Wales has some differences in law and guidance to England, so if unsure, please check with Family Rights Group about Wales. The information here does not apply to Scotland or Northern Ireland.
Telephone Advice Line
If you are a parent, family member or friend of a child, in England or Wales, who has social workers involved in your child’s life, or if you need extra support from Children’s Services, and would like to speak to an adviser, please call our free and confidential helpline.
0808 801 0366
(Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3pm)
For advice from our advisers, or to get online support from other people in a similar position to you, visit the parents or family and friends carers forums. To explore new research and to discuss ideas with practitioners and families, visit the FGC Network or the Your Family, Your Voice Alliance Boards. If you are a domestic violence worker or social worker in London, visit our new research and practice board.
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