Welcome to our new, interactive advice and information area for Parents

This part of our website is divided into sections that have been designed to help you find the information you need.

To get started click on the button below that most closely matches your situation.


Note on jurisdiction: the information on this website refers to England and Wales. Wales has some differences in law and guidance to England, so if unsure, please check with Family Rights Group about Wales. The information here does not apply to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Have you agreed to your child living somewhere else for a while? Do you need help from children's services to look after your child? Are social workers worried about your child? Has you child been removed from you care? Are you worried your child may be adopted against your wishes? Are you having problems working with your cosial worker? Or do you want to make a complaint?