Families, children & young people

Local Brighton & Hove and national organisations providing information for parents and families, including finding childcare, activities for families, support for young people, young carers, children’s health, protecting vulnerable children and more.

You can also contact the Family Information Service for a wide range of information and advice, or search their online directory for local childcare and services.

Adoption UK

A national charity providing support, awareness and understanding for those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. They provide information and support about all aspects of adoption.

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Advice Now

Advice now is an independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate information on rights and the law. They believe that everybody should have access to clear and effective guidance to help them deal with law-related issues. They provide information on a range of subjects including benefits, employment and familiy issues.

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After Adoption

A national independent adoption agency working throughout England and Wales to help all those affected by adoption. From placing children with adoptive parents to supporting birth families and reuniting families separated through adoption, they can work with all groups of people affected by adoption.

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Al-Anon Family Groups

A national group that provides support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. They do not offer advice or counselling, but members give each other understanding, strength and hope.

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A national charity for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. Meeting to share their experiences of having, or having had, a problem drinker in their lives . They help and support each other.

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Albion in the Community

The local charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. They are working across Sussex to help make sport accessible for all, tackle inequality, improve health and education, and provide opportunities.

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Allsorts Youth Project

A local project that aims to support and empower young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

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A local charity that provides support to families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove. They also offer independent support services to young people up until their 25th birthday.

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Amaze – Parent carers

Amaze is a charity that offers information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs in Brighton and Hove.

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