General Advice and Guidance

Single Parents

Gingerbread advises and supports single parents

Tel: 0808 802 0925

http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Care to Learn

If you are studying and aged under 20 at the start of your course, Care to Learn can help pay for your childcare costs while you are learning.  It’s only available for courses in England that have some public funding. This can include courses in schools, school sixth forms, sixth form colleges.

https://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn

Parenting helpline

Family Lives offers a confidential helpline service on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.  Calls are free from landlines and most mobiles (previously known as Parentline).  You can also Skype for free.

http://familylives.org.uk/how-we-can-help/confidential-helpline/

 

Counselling Services

Details of St Helens counselling services.

http://www.sthelensgateway.info/mental-health/general/how-can-i-access-counselling

 

Services for People with Disabilities

http://www.sthelensgateway.info/disabilities/

 

Equality and Human Rights Advice

Tel: 0161 829 8100

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/advice-and-guidance/

 

Missing Person’s Helpline

Tel: 116 000

https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/

 

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

For safety advice.

Tel: 0121 248 2000.

http://www.rospa.com/

 

Family Rights Group

Tel: 0808 801 0366.  For details of the Advice Service:

http://www.frg.org.uk/need-help-or-advice/our-advice-service

 

Housing Advice

http://www.sthelens.gov.uk/what-we-do/housing/

 

Family Information Service

Free information on childcare, plus activities and services for children, young people and families.

http://www.sthelensgateway.info/organisations/family-information-service

 

Council Services

Details of all services provided by St Helens Council.

http://www.sthelens.gov.uk/a-z-services

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Free, independent and confidential advice to help with legal, money and other problems.

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/