Social services and your family

Information, advice and guidance for families who are involved with Social Services. 

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This article explains what to expect if your local authority social services become involved with your family. To find the number for your local socia...
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If your child is in the care system (whether with your agreement – referred to as ‘accommodated, or after a Court order has been made) bei...
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Coping with the aftermath of having your children removed by social services is a very painful experience for parents and close relatives. This can be...
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Dads whose children are considered by Social Services and/or the courts to be suffering or likely to suffer ‘significant harm’ or are alre...
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Children sometimes experience serious difficulties. If the challenges facing your family are making your lives so hard that your child’s health ...

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If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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