Where to get more information: Specialist organisations

Campaign for State Education (CASE):

An organisation which campaigns in England to improve the quality of, and promote equal opportunity in, all state maintained schools. CASE produces a variety of publications and information leaflets and has a number of local associations. A SAE should be enclosed with a written enquiry.

  • Address: 98 Erlanger Road, London SE14 5TH
  • Tel: 07932 149942
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The Family and Childcare Trust:

A charity created from a merger of the Family and Parenting Institute and Daycare Trust. The trust provides information about and carries out research into daycare for children of all ages and children with disabilities. The trust's website can assist you with finding your local Family Information Service, for information about support services for families with children in your area.

  • Telephone: 020 7940 7510
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Just for Kids Law:
 

A charity which provides advocacy, support and assistance to young people in difficulty; particularly those in trouble with the law, looked after children and those at risk of exclusion from school. Services offered include youth advocacy, and specialist advice and representation for children and young people facing school exclusion. For all enquiries, including case referrals, call or email as follows:

  • Telephone: 020 3174 2279
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Kidscape:

A charity that was set up specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse.

  • Anti-bullying helpline for parents and carers: 08451 205 204 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
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The National Governors' Association (NGA):

The representative body for state-funded school governors in England. You would be able to join if you became a governor of the school that the child you are raising attends. Website: www.nga.org.uk

The Who Cares? Trust is a charity that aims to provide a voice for children and young people in care and care leavers. Publications include Who Cares About Education? (for young people), and English and Scottish editions of Higher Education Handbook for Care Leavers.

  • Address: Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London EC1V 2NP
  • Telephone: 020 7251 3117
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