As Local Authorities make the transition to the Family Hubs model, we can provide effective early intervention support for children and families. Parent Talk has flexible delivery models which are tailored to local needs and work in collaboration with existing services.
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We offer free support for parents and carers of children aged 0-19 in the UK. Where a child has special educational needs, we can support up to age 25.
We aim to provide a welcoming space for all parents and carers, whatever their background and experiences. Our advice articles offer guidance on a range of issues and our chat service is available for more in-depth support.
Our service is accredited by Helpline Standards, a nationally recognised quality standard. All our advice is provided by our experienced parenting coaches.
Many families have been unable to access support in the usual way since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Parent Talk ensures they can continue to get the support and reassurance they need.
The Parent Talk service is run by the charity Action for Children. If you already commission Action for Children family support services in your area, we can train workers on the Parent Talk service. If you don’t have Action for Children staff in your area, we can provide local family support staff.
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In 2021 the service won The Family Support Award in the Children’s and Young People Now Awards.
You don’t have to share your details with us – there are lots of reasons why you might want to remain anonymous, which we will respect. All calls are confidential, and we will always seek your agreement before we share any of your details with other organisations. The only time we will share information without your consent is if we think there is a life-threatening situation, or if you or someone else might be at risk of significant harm. On these occasions we may need to contact the Police, Ambulance Service or Children’s Social Care.
We keep your chat data for up to seven years, and share anonymised data with the commissioners of this service. By using Parent Talk, you understand and give your explict consent to this.
Your email address will not be used for any reason beyond giving you parenting information, support and advice.