& Community Learning - www.nhc.ac.uk
Learning for pleasure, personal development, work, fun activities with your children, increasing your career prospects or returning to work. Tel: 01462 424242
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) - www.citizensadvice.org.uk
The CAB service help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free independent and confidential advice. Tel: 08444 111 444
Contact a Family - www.cafamily.org.uk
Support and information for families with disabled children - they also have information for professionals. Free helpline: 0808 808 3555 Email: email@example.com
Day Out with the Kids - www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
Family days out ideas and things to do for children - best cheap UK places to go and indoor play in Great Britain and your local area.
Family Fund - www.familyfund.org.uk
The UK's largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.
Family Information Service - www.hertsdirect.org/fsd
Provides free, friendly impartial information/guidance on a full range of childcare, children's services and resources across Hertfordshire.
Parents pages - www.hertsdirect.org/parents
Provides a range of information on services for parents including choosing childcare, applying for free early education and finding parenting courses in your area.
Home Start - www.home-start.org.uk
A voluntary organisation that offers free support for families struggling with physical and emotional issues surrounding family life. Support includes post-natal illness, isolation, disability, bereavement, domestic violence and much more. Stevenage office tel: 01438 367788 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Independent Parental Special Education - www.ipsea.org.uk
A charity that provides free legal based advice to families who have children with special needs.
Merlin's Magic Wand - www.merlinsmagicwand.org
A worldwide charity for children aiming to provide magical experiences for those who are seriously ill, disabled or disadvantaged.
Mogozout - www.mogozout.org
A good website for families to find out free and cheap things to do around Hertfordshire.
Parentline - 0808 800 2222
24 hour helpline offering a confidential listening service providing an opportunity to talk through the issues you are facing as a parent and help decide what to do next.
Rethink Mental Illness - www.rethink.org
Acharity that believes a better life is possible for millions of people affected by mental illness. Advice line: 0300 5000 927
Turn 2 Us - www.turn2us.org.uk
For families and professionals to access information on benefits and grants available to them.
Young Minds - www.youngminds.org.uk
Provides support to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Free helpline: 0808 802 5544