At Netmums we’re lucky to partner with some of the best parenting charities and services in the UK.
Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) has provided free and impartial information and advice on aspects of workplace relations and employment law in the Netmums Forum.
The Advisory Centre for Education has worked with Netmums to offer advice on school exclusions, appeals, bullying and attendance in the Netmums Forum, posting as Parent Supporter – Education
Bliss: for babies born premature or sick, co-host the Netmums Premature and SCBU Babies forum with Netmums, providing support and advice for parents, families or carers of babies born premature or sick.
Child Maintenance Options
Child Maintenance Options (CMO) is a free service that provides impartial information and support to help separated parents make decisions about their child maintenance arrangement - whether that’s a family-based arrangement, or help you access the statutory services for child maintenance.
You can ask questions directly of Child Maintenance Options on Netmums here where representatives of CMO post as Child Maintenance Options Consultant .
Citizens Advice is a network of 316 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Norfolk Citizens Advice Bureau has provided support to parents via the Netmums forum, posting as CAB , while Lisander CAB , a legally qualified Specialist Casework Team manager who has worked for the CEN Citizens Advice service for 10 years, has also provided support via the Netmums forum.
The Children’s Sleep Charity
The Children’s Sleep Charity is the UK’s charity for children with sleep issues. Netmums is a proud supporter of the charity’s work with both medical professionals and families and partners with the charity during Sleep week each year to help raise awareness of the charity’s work.
David Lloyd is helping people get fit and stay healthy with clubs across the UK. It has also provided expert trainers offering free advice in the Netmums forum, posting as James Wilson , personal trainer.
Family and Childcare Trust
This UK charity is dedicated to making the UK a better place for families, focusing on childcare and the early years to make a difference to people’s lives now and in the long term. The Family and Childcare Trust has provided support to parents in the forum, posting as the Family and Childcare Trust
Family Links is a national charity dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy, resilient and responsible society. Together, Netmums and Family Links have created the Netmums Parenting Course , an 8-week email course that guides you through different parenting topics and situations, helping you become a more confident parent.
Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. A representative of the charity has provided support to parents in the Netmums forum, Diane P .
Family Rights Group
Family Rights Group (FRG) is a confidential, independent telephone and email advice service that supports parents and other family members whose children are involved with, or need, social care services. It is a source of specialist information about families' legal rights and what they can expect of the social care system. Posting as FRG , the service has provided support to parents in the Netmums forum on the topic of children’s social care.
The UKs leading charity supporting and campaigning for single parents, Gingerbread has partnered with Netmums to provide support to parents via the Netmums forum, posting as Gingerbread .
The Good Schools Guide
The Good Schools Guide (GSG) is the UK’s most trusted resource of independent information on UK schools – both state and independent. GSG powers Netmums’ school search tool , helping parents make better informed education decisions.
Group B Strep Support
Group B Strep Support (GBSS) works to stop group B Strep infection in babies, raising awareness, improving education and supporting families affected. As well as partnering with GBSS to create content on Netmums that informs and support parents on the topic of group B Strep, Netmums also support the GBSS campaign to provide tests for Group B Strep to prevent any more avoidable deaths of newborn babies. To sign the petition for this campaign, click here .
The Maternal Mental Health Alliance
The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is an independent charity and coalition of UK organisations with a vision to see all women across the UK get consistent, accessible and quality care and support for their mental health during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth. Netmums is one of the 90 member organisations that form the MMHA, with Netmums’ Head of Support, Julia McGinley serving as our representative.
The Money and Pensions Service
The content in Netmums’ Money and Debt content section is powered by the Money Advice Service (MAS) , now part of the Money and Pensions Service - a source of free and impartial money advice, set up by the government.
National Childbirth Trust
The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) is a UK charity for parents, providing support for your first 1000 days. Netmums and the NCT have partnered to campaign for improvements in the six week check, in order to enhance post-natal care for mums.
The NSPCC is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. Netmums is a proud partner of the NSPCC, helping to shine a light on the charity’s campaigns.
One Plus One
Relationship organisation, One Plus One, helps people build stronger relationships. Together, Netmums and One Plus One created Netmums’ Better Together Relationships Course , designed to help strengthen relationships between parents.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Accidents (ROSPA) is Netmums’ official children and family safety partner. Together, ROSPA and Netmums work together on key campaigns, such as blind cord safety and firework safety, to provide parents with the information they need to keep their families safe.
Special Olympics Great Britain
Special Olympics GB is the largest provider of year-round, all ability, sports programme in Great Britain and we’ve teamed up with CEO, Karen Wallin to provide advice and support for parents in the Netmums forum .
StepChange Debt Charity
Formerly known as the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS), StepChange Debt Charity has provided free debt advice in the Netmums forum, posting as Pavan C .
Women’s Aid, the grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated, has been posting on the Netmums forum since 2008.
Each week they answer posts from mums who need in-depth advice on their abusive relationship on our dedicated domestic abuse forum board , posting as Women's Aid .
Women’s Aid work with Refuge to staff the FREE 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline . Since 2003, the national Helpline has received close to 1.5 million phone calls and referred an average of 28 women to a refuge every day, making it a lifeline for women and children in the UK who are experiencing domestic abuse and are desperately seeking help.
Working Families is the UK’s work-life balance organisation helping working parents and carers—and their employers—find a better balance between responsibilities at home and in the workplace.
Working Families has offered free legal advice to parents and carers on their rights at work in the Netmums forum, posting as Working Families