Useful Family Web Sites

an online directory providing information on all services available for children and young people aged 0-19 in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bathand North East Somerset

Bookstart is a national scheme offering free books to every child and advice to every parent. It encourages parents and carers to share books with children from a very early age and is based on the belief that it's never too soon to share books with babies and that children introduced to books at an early age start school with an advantage that can last throughout their life.

The BBC's children's channel; where with the help of a grown-up, children can sign up to have lots of online fun. Children can design, adopt a cbeebies pet, and even view themselves on the cbeebies web sites

Cry-sis offers support for families with excessively crying, sleepless and demanding babies.

ERIC (The Education & Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence [ERIC] is a national registered charity [1002424] which provides advice and information to younger children, teenagers, parents and professionals on the common and stressful condition of nocturnal enuresis or bed wetting. ERIC also offers advice on childhood day-time wetting and soiling.


Gingerbread is the leading support organisation for lone parent families in England and Wales. Gingerbread was started in 1970 and is a registered charity maintained by lone parents providing valuable information about support for lone parent families.

Netmums website covers local information on places to go, things to do, education, childcare, and community, social and employment issues.

Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)
Support for parents of Multiples.  Network of local Twins Clubs

Womens support

Counselling Services