Contact FSG on 08000 354 070 / 0208 778 9669

Links

Fostering Support Group provides ongoing training and guidance to all of our foster carers. In addition, there are a number of specialists, charities and resources available that form a vital knowledge bank for our team, foster carers and the children in our care.

CareTech Community Services

Emergency number 0800 999 8247
T 01707 601 800
E info@caretech-uk.com
W www.caretech-uk.com

Ofsted

T 0300 123 1231
E enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk
W www.ofsted.gov.uk

British Association for Adoption and Fostering

T 020 7421 2600
E mail@baaf.org.uk
W www.baaf.org.uk

Association for Infant Mental Health UK

Brings together professionals to promote the mental health of infants.
T 0117 9145 526
E info@aimh.org.uk
W www.aimh.org.uk

ChildLine

Free 24-hour confidential helpline for children now part of NSPCC.
T 0800 11 11
W www.childline.org.uk

Child Exploitation and Online Protection

T 0870 000 3344
E enquiries@ceop.gsi.gov.uk
W www.thinkuknow.co.uk

The Who Cares Trust

T 020 7251 3117
E mailbox@thewhocarestrust.org.uk
W www.thewhocarestrust.org.uk

NHS Trust

T 0845 46 47
W www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Contact a Family

Help for parents and families who care for children with any disability or special need.
Helpline freephone 0808 808 3555
Textphone 0808 808 3356
T 020 7608 8700
E info@cafamily.org.uk
W www.cafamily.org.uk

Family Rights Group

Promoting family rights and kinship care.
Advice service T 0800 7311 696
Kinship Carers Group T 020 7923 2628
W www.frg.org.uk

The Fostering Network

Promotes good quality foster care and offers practical support to foster children.
T 020 7620 6400
W www.fostering.net

Gingerbread

Information advice and support for lone parent families in England and Wales.
T 0800 018 4318
W www.gingerbread.org.uk

Home-Start

Offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children in local communities.
T 08000 686 368
W www.home-start.org.uk

National Association of Child Contact Centres

Keeps children in touch with both parents through a network of child contact centres.
T 0845 4500 280
W contact@naccc.org.uk
W www.naccc.org.uk

National Childbirth Trust

Helps parents and parents to be to enjoy pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
T 0870 4448707
W www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com

NSPCC – National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Telephone and leaflet advice for parents, carers, children and young people.
Child Protection Helpline T 0808 800 5000
Childline T 0800 11 11
W www.nspcc.org.uk

Parenting UK

National umbrella organisation for those working in education and family support.
T 020 7284 8370
E admin@parentinguk.org
W www.parentinguk.org

Post-Adoption Centre

Support for adopted adults and children, adopted parents and birth relatives.
T 0870 777 2197
E advice@postadoptioncentre.org.uk
W www.postadoptioncentre.org.uk

Relate

Relationship counselling organisation.
T 0845 456 1310
T 0845 130 4010
W www.relate.org.uk

TAMBA – Twins and Multiple Births Association

T 0870 770 3305
W www.tamba.org.uk

Young Minds

T 0800 018 2138
W www.youngminds.org.uk