Family Support

Here is a selection of websites which you may find useful. Please note these are external websites that have been recommended to us.

If you have any other suggestions, or if you find any are unsuitable or not working, please contact Mrs Thomas via the school office.


Barnet Adult Carers  – support for anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.

Contact: 020 8343 9698 or email

Barnet Young Carers – support for children and young people caring for a parent or sibling

Contact: 020 8432 2092 or email

Family Support

Home-Start BarnetTrained volunteers – usually parents themselves – visit families in their homes and provide informal, friendly and confidential support covering a range of areas.

Contact: 020 8371 0674 or email

Domestic Violence

One Stop Shop – a free drop-in service for male and female victims of domestic violence. 

Contact: 020 8359 4797





Barnet Solace Advocacy and Support Service – free and confidential advice and support for women in London affected by abuse

Contact: 020 8733 4113

National Domestic Violence Helpline – free, 24 hour helpline

Contact: 0808 2000 247

Men’s Advice Line – support for male victims of domestic violence

Contact: 080 8801 0327


Sweet – supporting women into employment, enterprise and training

Contact:  020 7266 8254 or email

Other Support Services

Turn2us – links to sources of information and advice on benefits, housing, jobs, legal issues and other practical help

Barnet Citizens Advice

Outreach Barnet – a short-term support service that works with people who have housing related support needs

Contact:  020 3115 1185

Barnet Council Children and Families

Welfare Rights – for parents of children under 5

Contact: 020 8359 6135 or email:

WDP – a drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse

Contact: 0300 303 2866 or email:

Barnet Refugee Service – a charity working with individuals and agencies to improve the quality of life and promote the physical, social and mental well-being of refugees and asylum seekers.

Contact: 020 8905 9002 or email:

Children’s centres are a place where you can enjoy a variety of activities with your child in a friendly and relaxed environment.  Courses, advice and a range of services are available to parents and carers with a child under 5.

Please phone or check your local centres website for details of current provision.

Coppetts Wood Children’s Centre, Coppetts Road, N10 1JS     020 8883 2985

Hampden Way Children’s Centre, Hampden Way, Southgate, N14 5DJ     020 8368 2131

Newstead Children’s Centre, 1 Fallows Close (off Tarling Road)  Finchley  N12  8LG     020 8359 3460

Underhill Children’s Centre, Mays Lane, Barnet  EN5 2LZ    020 8359 3440

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