Advice & Support

Here you will find a selection of resources and advice to help support your family.

Just click on the links below.

Barnet Mencap 

Advice, information and guidance for parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with a learning disability and/or autism or ADHD. As well as workshops on topics of interest and parenting courses.

Young Barnet Foundation

Committed to improving the life chances of all young people living in Barnet. We believe that young people need opportunities for learning and fun, beyond family and formal education, building strong trusted relationships with adults and their peers in the wider community; leading to broadened networks, increased confidence and life skills.

ThinkUKnow

Thinkuknow aims to ensure thatc hildren, young people, their parents and carers and the professionals who work with them have access to practical information on keep young people safe online .

Barnet Local Offer

Helps children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities and their families find the information and support they are looking for, from across the Barnet local area.

NSPCC

During the coronavirus pandemic, with schools closed and when home isn't a safe place for every child, many children have nowhere to turn for help. They need our Childline counsellors more than ever. We're working hard to ensure we're still here for children.

Face (Fighting Against Child Exploitation) 

Is a group of young people, male and female, who are aware of the dangers of grooming and sexual exploitation. 

Their website was developed by them to help other young people who are vulnerable or taking risks. Rising awareness about the dangers out there and giving information on how to stay safe.

Helping Teenagers Beat Gaming Addiction

So many teenagers today have access to games consoles, and many of them regularly play games for long hours; sometimes even suffering from gaming addiction. This seems normal for today’s society, but perhaps parents need to be more aware of the adverse effects that excessive gaming can have on their children.

Kooth

Kooth is a transformational digital mental health support service. It gives children and young people easy access to an online community of peers and a team of experienced counsellors. Access is free of the typical barriers to support: no waiting lists, no thresholds, no cost and complete anonymity.

Migrant Information Hub

Multi-language site aimed at offering resources and information on COVID-19, Children and Young People, Health and Wellbeing, benefits and immigration rights, to support people with different migrant backgorunds to stay safe, connected and informed. Available in a range of languages.

Afghan Academy

Providing emergency services for the Afghan community, as well as local authorities and any other agencies in need of our support. We also aim to support during any out of office-hour situations by providing emotional support, advice, guidance and translations over the phone, as well as referrals to our wider networks.

Greater London Authority

A wide range of Health and Wellbeing resources available in multiple languages including Pashto.

Public Health England

Motivating and supporting millions of people to make and sustain changes that will improve their health. A wide range of COVID specific materials in a number of languages

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Readable, user-friendly and evidence-based information on mental health problems, treatments and other topics, written by psychiatrists with help from patients and carers. Available in a wide range of languages, including Pashto.

NHS England

For help and guidance with a number NHS services through NHS England Choices. Including: a guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help; Find out how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions; Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing; Find information and support for your mental health; Where you can get support if you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability; A complete guide on all you need to know about trying for a baby, pregnancy, labour and birth; and the wide range of services available to you on the NHS. Available in a wide range of languages.

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health specific leaflets available in a wide range of languages including Pashto.

THRIVE London

Mental Health and Wellbeing resources avaialble in 27 languages

Doctors of the World

Resources addressing common questions including how to register with a GP, COVID 19 and the vaccine, as well as keeping young people healthy. Available in a wide range of languages.