Family support

The following sites may be helpful to families in particular, to help find advice and support

We welcome suggestions for additional contact points, resources and ideas.

Help and advice….Who fromHow to find out more
Family supportWorking Families
advice service
https://workingfamilies.org.uk
Council Tax debt adviceNational Debt Linehttps://www.nationaldebtline.org/fact-sheet-library/council-tax-arrears-ew/
BenefitsGovernment info onlinehttps://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/families
BenefitsCitizens Advice https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/
Free School mealsKent County Councilhttps://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/free-school-meals
Mental health and well beingYoung Minds websitehttps://youngminds.org.uk
Mental health and well beingMind UKhttps://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/
Learning online supportParentkind listings onlinehttps://www.parentkind.org.uk/Parents/Free-learning-resources-for-children
Learning at homeMumsNethttps://www.mumsnet.com/swearsby/best-online-learning-resources
Online safetyNSPCC guidancehttps://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/talking-child-online-safety/
SEND and disabilities supportChatterPackhttps://chatterpack.net
Children’s health adviceNHS onlinehttps://www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/childrens-health/
Exercise ideasBBC CBeebies sectionhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/fun-exercises-to-do-at-home-with-kids
Parenting supportParent News online magazine (US)http://www.parent.net
Parenting supportThe Spark (Scotland)https://www.thespark.org.uk/relationship-support-parents-families/free-parenting-resources/
Parenting support Our Family Wizardhttps://www.ourfamilywizard.co.uk/blog/parenting-education-free-resources-parents
ExaminationsDepartment for Educationhttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-cancellation-of-gcses-as-and-a-levels-in-2020
General help & adviceKent Together websitehttps://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/protect-kent-and-medway/help-and-advice-for-residents/kent-together
COVIDGovernment CoVid advice infohttps://www.gov.uk/coronavirus