Organisations and Websites for Parents


Parents and carers sometimes need specific advice about a particular topic but it's not always easy to find what you are looking for. To help you in your search for information, have brought together a directory of tried and tested websites, as recommended by Somerset parents and practitioners.


Websites and Support Organisations


MindEd for Families 

The site provides information and advice for parents with concerns about their children’s mental health and well-being


Family Lives

information on all aspects of family life including all stages of a child’s development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support



Advice and tips sections for all matters relating to parenting and bringing up children


Care for the Family

Support for different aspects of family life


The Parent Connection 

Get expert divorce and separation advice including help on divorce with children involved, family mediation and co-parenting


The Essential Parent 

Parenting advice video clips and resources created by leading experts


The Incredible Years

Training programmes and resources for parents and practitioners


Specific Topics




Childcare Finder

Somerset Choices 


Dental Health  


Healthy Eating


Infant Feeding

Positive about Breastfeeding -


Play and Physical Activity


Reading and Literacy   


Special Educational Needs

Somerset Parent Carer Forum:

Council for Disabled Children:      



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