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Contact a Family


Contact a Family


Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children - no matter what their health condition. We enable parents to get in contact with other families through a family linking service, both on a local and national basis.We have a freephone helpline offering a one-stop-shop for families of children with disabilities, offering advice on welfare rights, community care issues, education needs and a listening ear with access to interpreters. We also have a number of local, regional and national offices plus volunteer family workers around the UK. We also provide information to professionals and developmental advice to support groups.

Further information

SEN National Advice Service

Supporting families to resolve education issues for children with additional needs.If you would like to talk to someone, our Special Educational Needs (SEN) advice team is here to help.We offer advice and information on a wide range of education issues, including:Early years/pre-school, getting help in school, statements, exclusion, bullying, support for medical needs,transport and education after 16


209-211 City RoadLondon




Open Referral

Contact email


Contact telephone

0808 808 3555 - Freephone helpline


Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5pm

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