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.
Read our latest FGC & Lifelong Links Network Newsletter
See our latest Lifelong Links/FGC Network newsletter. Read how Lifelong Links led to 2 girls in care reconnecting with maternal & finding paternal family–30+ relatives & friends attended their Lifelong Links FGCs!Read more
Top tips for working with families affected by domestic abuse
We have published online a new leaflet for social workers on Top Tips for working with families affected by domestic abuse. There are also lots of advice resources on our website for mothers, fathers & practitioners working in the DV field.Read more