Support for Families
Information and links on this page have been collated and provided by our Parent Support Adviser.
Please see link to CAMHS Resources website, where you will find a collection of downloadable self-help guides which will automatically download in PDF form when you click on the image.
Please find below a link to the Just One Norfolk website, the NEW ‘go to’ online health website for families in Norfolk:
www.familylinks.org.uk/parents Click on free downloads for parents for easy step by step guides such as rules, boundaries, choice and consequences, recommended books to share with your children, kindness charts.
www.familylives.org.uk Support and advice on all things family with online and telephone support.
www.contact.org.uk Supporting families of disabled children on all aspects of caring for a disabled child.
www.sibs.org.uk UK charity for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults
www.nspcc.org.uk Click on preventing abuse/keeping children safe for a wealth of information from internet safety to talking about difficult topics with your child.
www.gingerbread.org.uk Supporting single parent families to live secure, happy and fulfilling lives
www.mind.org.uk Leading charity which provides advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem as well as for those caring for someone with a mental health problem.
www.youmgminds.org.uk Leading charity supporting children and young people with mental health problems. Has advice and guidance for parents, carers and friends as well as advice on how to keep good mental health
www.justonenorfolk.nhs.uk Children’s and young people’s health service, online support and texting service for parents and young people.
www.easyhealth.org.uk Health advice with downloadable leaflets written for young people and adults with learning disabilities
www.sleepeast.com Norfolk based service which offers counselling, advice and workshops for parents of sleep deprived children
www.sleepcouncil.org.uk Offers advice and raises awareness of the importance of a good night’s sleep to your health.
www.eric.org.uk Children’s bowel and bladder charity supporting children and young people with continence issues
www.autism.org.uk/about/health/eating.aspx Guidance, advice, tips about autism and eating
www.change4life.service.nhs.uk/change4life Discover healthy recipes, nutritional advice and top tips to help your family stay healthy
www.fledglings.org.uk A wide range of products for children with disabilities to support with sensory difficulties, eating, toileting, sleeping and going out and about.
www.carersuk.org Advice, information and support for carers
www.carersmatter.org.uk An online community for carers living in Norfolk and beyond.
www.norfolkfamilycarers.org.uk Offers a range of information, advice and support to carers in Norwich and Norfolk
Money & Benefits
www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk Advice and guidance to help improve your finances
www.stepchange.org Leading debt charity which offers expert debt advice and fee free debt management to help tackle debts
www.familyfund.org.uk National charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people
www.citizensadvice.org.uk Online free advice whatever the issue