Child abuse - organisations for parents
Family Rights Group
Family Rights Group can provide help and advice to parents who have been accused of child abuse. They can also help parents whose children have been taken into care. They can provide legal advice and guidance to parents on how to tackle conflicts with social workers and can in some cases take up a case on a parent's behalf. Family Rights Group can also provide details of local solicitors who have expertise in this area, and of local self-help support groups.
Helpline: 0808 801 0366 (Freephone)(Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 3.00pm)
Family Rights Group
The Print House
18 Ashwin Street
Family Lives is a national charity providing information and support to anyone in a parenting role. The helpline is staffed by trained volunteers who are parents themselves. They can provide advice on a whole range of subjects, including help for those who are at risk of abusing their children.
Helpline: 0808 800 2222 (24 hours a day, every day. Family Lives staff answer calls from 7.00am to midnight. Samaritans answer calls from midnight to 7.00am)
49-51 East Road
Stop it Now! UK & Ireland
Stop it Now! UK & Ireland provides a confidential helpline and email service for adults who have abused, or are thinking about abusing, a child.
Helpline: 0808 100 0900 (freephone)
British False Memory Society
British False Memory Society offers help and advice to parents and others who have been falsely accused of child sexual abuse, particularly as a result of 'false memory syndrome'.
Bradford on Avon
MOSAC offers practical and emotional support to non-abusing parents, carers and families of sexually abused children. MOSAC's free, confidential helpline and email advice service covers the whole of the UK. In London, free counselling and play therapy sessions are also available.
Helpline: 0800 980 1958 (freephone) or 020 8293 9990
20 Egerton Drive
NAPAC offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical and emotional abuse and neglect.
Support line: 0808 801 0331 (free from UK landlines or mobiles - available 10am to 9pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 6pm Friday).