Advice and information area for Parents

New: advice for parents and families with a child in the care system during the Coronavirus Crisis

Below is an interactive advice and information section for parent.

To get started click on the button below that most closely matches your situation.


Are social workers worried about your child? Is your child living somewhere else for a while? Are you worried your child may be adopted? Has your child been removed from your care? Do you need help from Children's Services to look after your child? Are you having problems working with your social worker? Or do you want to make a compliant?

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.