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Support for parents

Local support groups for parents.

Action for Children

Action for Children aims to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable children and young people. We support children and young people as well as their families.

ADFAM Families, Drugs and Alcohol

Adfam is a national organisation working with families affected by drugs and alcohol and is a leading agency in substance-related family work.

Adventure Breaks - Routeways

Delivered in partnership with Hamoaze House, this is a specialist support service offering weekend and holiday activities for disabled children.

Anna Freud Centre

We nurture and protect children and young people by developing support for infants, children, young people and their families from conception to 25 by bringing together the best in science, research, policy and practice.

Beckly Centre - Routeways

We offer short breaks and respite care for disabled children and young people in Plymouth. Beckly is a Routeways project that enables disabled children and young people to participate in and enjoy positive inclusive and fun social activities in a friendly, caring and supportive environment based at the accessible premises at Radford, Plymstock.

Beckly Sensations - Routeways

A Sensory Room fosters an atmosphere of relaxation which is essential for emotional health; it gives a chance to explore feelings and to become interested in their surroundings.

BLISS The Premature Baby Trust

Bliss is a UK charity which offers information and support to families of babies born premature or sick, and equips them with the knowledge and skills they need to provide the best possible care to their baby.

Catholic Children's Society (Plymouth)

We are a child welfare agency covering the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth, which consists of Cornwall, Devon and most of Dorset.


Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support.

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK believes that all families should have access to the support and information they need when a child grieves or when a child dies.

Children with Cancer

We are the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer.

Children's advocacy

If you find it difficult to understand your care and support or find it hard speak up, there are people who can act as a spokesperson for you.

Children's Minds - Families Matter by Routeways

Children's Minds - Families Matter is a parent participation project led by Routeways, supported by Plymouth Parent Carer Voice and attended each month by CAMHS Community Team and the Child Development Centre.

Children's Storehouse

We collect good quality baby and children's equipment and give it away to those who need it.

Choices Consultancy Service

Choices Consultancy Service (Choices) is a not-for-profit voluntary-run organisation that delivers family services in three Southwest Prisons: HMP Dartmoor, HMP Channings Wood and HMP/YOI Exeter. We assist offenders and their families through difficulties that may be incurred during their involvement in the criminal justice system.

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