Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. They understand that family life can be complicated and their volunteers provide help and support to anyone caring for children.

Family Lives parent helpline

The free, confidential helpline number 0808 800 2222 is available 24/7 every day of the year. It is staffed by trained volunteers all of whom have parenting experience and they canĀ advise on a range of issues for example:

  • Children'sĀ behaviour

  • Separation, divorceĀ and setting up a new family

  • Exclusion, bullying and schoolwork

  • Truancy, special needs, learning difficulties

  • Conflict with/between adults

  • Depression orĀ suicidal feelings

  • Anxiety, bereavement and stress

For more topics and guidance on other issues access theĀ Family Lives website

Date of last review: 15 August 2017