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Parent Toolkit

Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership

Need advice?

Our Parent Toolkit is a list of useful websites offering free advice and support on a range of topics, tailored to parents and carers.

  • Beat
    If your child has an eating disorder or who you think might have an eating disorder, Beat can help.
  • Brook
    Struggling to talk to your teenager about sex and relationships? Brook offers free and confidential advice via website, telephone, text and email.
  • Child Accident Prevention Trust
    Free child safety advice for parents and carers.
  • Family Lives
    Offers core family support services, working in many different areas and providing tailored support around issues such as bullying, special educational needs, and support for specific communities.
  • Frank
    You probably can’t stop your child from coming into some contact with drugs, but by staying as informed as possible, you can help them make the right choices when they do.
  • Get Safe Online
    Advice for parents and carers on how to take a balanced approach to your children’s online safety.
  • ICON
    Advice and resources for parents and carers on how to cope with a crying baby.
  • Kooth
    A digital mental health and wellbeing company working to provide a welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all.
  • Mermaids UK
    Mermaids UK provides support for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families.
    Support and tips to help you keep your children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.
  • Thinkuknow
    Thinkuknow aims to help protect children and young people from the threat of online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
  • YoungMinds
    Lots of practical advice and tips on supporting your child – from how to encourage your child to open up about their feelings to dealing with mental health services.