Ofsted – www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.


Home start Woking – www.homestartraw.org

Home-Start Runnymede and Woking – a voluntary organisation offering support, friendship and help to parents living in the Runnymede and Woking areas


UNICEF – www.unicef.org.uk

UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation for children in over 190 countries. Make a donation and help us save children’s lives across the world.


Net Mums – www.netmums.com

Netmums is the UK’s biggest parenting website offering local info, expert parenting advice, chat, competitions, recipes and friendly support.


Baby Cafe- www.thebabycafe.org

BabyCafé is a session for pregnant and breast-feeding mothers and their families. It has a relaxed and friendly café atmosphere with expert help and support on hand if needed. Electric breast pump hire is available at a very reasonable rate.

Please contact Debbie Wordingham:07919 145320 – d.wordingham@sythwood.surrey.sch.uk


Surrey County Council – www.surreycc.gov.uk

Access your council services, get the latest local news and search for job vacancies


Direct Gov – https://www.gov.uk/

Directgov website where you will find lots of very useful information and advice


Citizens Advice Bureau – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

For all types of information


Mums Net – http://www.mumsnet.com/

A global online network with a large range of tools to make parents’ lives easier including reviews of equipment, recipes and advice on many topics


Families need Fathers – www.fnf.org.uk

FNF believe that children have a right to a continuing loving relationship with both parents


Surrey Family Information Service – www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and…/family-information-service

This service offers information, advice and guidance to parents of children and young people from birth to 19 years old (25 years old for young people with special needs)



A support site for single parents with advice and contacts.  Registration may be required to access some areas of this site.


NCT – www.nct.org.uk

The NT is a national organisation supporting you to become the parent you want to be


Parent line Plus – www.familylives.org.uk

Access to a highly trained team who understand the challenges families face on a daily basis


Relate – www.relate.org.uk

For counselling and other services across the UK


Victim Support – www.victimsupport.org.uk

For support and information


Shelter – www.shelter.org.uk

For housing problems


Samaritans – www.samaritans.org

24 hours confidential emotional support for anyone in crisis


Rights of Women – www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

Informs, educates and empowers women about their legal rights


 Respect – www.respectphoneline.org.uk

Confidential helpline offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner.


Child Support Agency – www.gov.uk/child-maintenance

For information about child support


National Family Mediation – www.nfm.org.uk

For mediation service across the UK


The Grandparents Association – www.grandparents-association.org.uk

For all grandparents, especially those who have lost or are losing contact with their grandchildren because of divorce or other problems


NSPCC – www.nspcc.org.uk

Free confidential service for anyone concerned about children at risk