Family and children

Families and childrens services in Lambeth

Lambeth Families Information Service provides confidential, free and impartial information and advice for families about services and activities for children, young people and families

Brixton Advice Centre Online Legal Clinic (a pro bono service)

Centre 70 Evening Legal Advice Session (Mondays) Staffed by volunteer lawyers, it provides brief advice on various matters including consumer problems, matrimonial and family matters, general court matters and employment matters

Other resources

Gingerbread: Single parent in need of information and advice?

Contact a Family: Does your family have a child with a disability?

Childrens Legal Centre: Need legal advice concerning the children in your family, including on education matters and parental separation?

Family Rights Group: Is your family involved with ‘social services’ and needing independent help?

Young Minds: Are you worried about the mental health of your child?

Family Lives: For advice on all aspects of parenting

NSPCC: Are you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of a child?

Grandparentsplus: Is your role as a grandparent complicated? Need advice?

Adfam: an organisation that aims to improve the quality of life for families affected by drug and alcohol use

RCJ Advice: Free help if you have a case in the Principal Registry of the Family Division, or other Family Court, and you are not represented by a solicitor or barrister

You may also find the following advice guides from Advicenow useful. Advicenow guides are easy-to-read and practical. They explain what you need to know, where you need to go, and what you need to do to solve your problem: