Useful Links

We hope you find the links below useful to help you support your family.

General Support

Care and Support in Cornwall
Information, advice and support available to families in Cornwall. Also see here for SEND local offer.

Young People Cornwall
A website for young people in Cornwall. Things to do, places to go, education, Jobs and volunteering.

Support for anyone who needs to talk – also available on 08457 90 90 90.

Care for the Family

Care for the Family provides a wide range of support in three key areas of family life – marriage, parenting and bereavement. This includes marriage and parenting courses, bereavement support, family breaks and faith in the family, as well as a wide range of resources in support of each of these core areas

Online safety


Helpful information and guidance on a range of key online safety topics.

Common Sense Media

Common sense media  rates movies, TV shows, books, and more so parents can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids.


Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. Since 2006, Thinkuknow has been keeping children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

Additional Needs

Dyslexia Cornwall

Dyslexia Cornwall is a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation. They provide support and services for dyslexic children and adults of all ages, their parents/families, educators, employers and the wider community.

National Autistic Society
Information and expert advice and support on autism for autistic people, their families and friends.

Mental Health 

Kooth Online Counselling

Free online support for young people in the Isles of Scilly and Cornwall ages 11-18.

Living Life to the Full (LLTTF)
Free resources for mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Support and resources for children’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Free educational resources about  Mental Health for parents/carers and professionals.

Young Minds
A voice for young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Mind Your Way
Mental Health and Wellbeing services for young people in Cornwall.

Self-help Resource Site  Moodjuice Forth Valley is a site design to offer information, advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions.

Domestic Abuse

Safer Cornwall

Safer Cornwall is a partnership of public, voluntary, community and private organisations who come together to do all that they can to make Cornwall’s communities safer. We are a virtual organisation providing a co-ordinated response to community safety issues, drawing together all those organisations and people that can make a difference.


Cafcass represents children in family court cases.

Children’s Legal Centre
free legal resources, advice and information for all aspects of family and child and educational law.

Bereavement Support

Penhaligon’s Friends
Bereavement support for young people, children and their families.


advice and guidance for parents and professionals with regard to children’s continence and bladder and bowel issues.

support for anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape.


Free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry whenever you need help.


Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

a site with information for young people, parents and professionals to tackle bullying and safeguarding.

Drugs and Alcohol

24 hr confidential drug and alcohol advice.

Debt Management

Free independent advice for benefits entitlements.

Step Change
Free independent advice on debt, can arrange debt management plans free of charge.