Further resources and useful links

Further resources and useful links

Resources, information and top tips for parents and carers of those aged 0 to 11 and useful links to support services for families in Surrey.

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Spurgeons Digital Family Hub

Our growing Spurgeons Digital Family Hub, with always available online resources supporting families with parenting after separation, disordered eating, families affected by imprisonment and more...

Family Links - Resources for parents in Surrey

Through Family Links, you can access support resources for parents. We also provide the Family Links Parenting Puzzle Course at Elmbridge Family Centres. 

 

Some of the parenting resources include; 

  • Marking family rules 

  • Time to calm down - for tips to keep going when the going gets tough 

  • Internet safety 

  • Fun and free or cheap activities to play with your children at home 

  • Access to webinars 

  • Other organisations 

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Solihull Approach and Surrey County Council - Free online guides for families

Bringing up children is a lot of fun but can also have its challenges and times when receiving some advice would be helpful. 

 

Families living in Surrey can get access to FREE online guides that include top tips from childcare, education and NHS health experts. 

These online resources cover; 

  • Understanding your pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby 

  • Understanding your baby 

  • Understanding your child 0 to 19 years 

Surrey Family Learning

Family Learning courses are free for parents and carers to help you give your child a positive start in life and to help support your child's learning and development at home and school. 

Surrey Family Information Service 

Information directory for families in Surrey to find registered childcare, family activities, holiday clubs and support groups. 

More useful information for parents in Surrey:

Family Voice Surrey 

Family Voice Surrey champions the needs and rights of SEND families in Surrey: families with children or young adults up to the age of 25 who have special educational needs, chronic illnesses, including mental health conditions, or disabilities.

 

Dad Info & Dad's Forum

DAD.info, run by Spurgeons, celebrates the role of dads with helpful resources and content for every stage of their journey. We have a community of active, involved Dads in our forum, providing great peer to peer support and advice

Grants support

We may be able to support you with referrals, please contact us

A local charity working to improve the lives of people living in the Borough of Elmbridge. 

 

Emergency food parcels for families and individuals in the local area.  

Benefits, housing, legal and work support 

 

Free confidential advice service covering a range of topics from benefits, work, debt, money, law and immigration. 

  

 

 

Charity providing impartial legal advice on child, family and education law. 

 

  

 

Centre run by law students providing free legal advice to individuals and the community. 

 

 

Free, anonymous, online calculator to help you find out what benefits you are entitled to and how to claim. 

  

 

 

Information on making arrangements privately or through the Child Maintenance Service government scheme. 

  

 

 

Information on applying for social housing, help to buy and renting privately for those living in Elmbridge.  

  

 

 

Registered provider of social housing covering the Midlands, London and the South East. 

  

 

 

Housing association service providing a range of homes for rent and sale. 

  

 

 

Support for those struggling with bad housing or homelessness. 

Education support

 

Information for eligible families who are offered up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare for 38 weeks a year. 

  

 

 

Information on funded early education and childcare entitlement for three and four year olds in England. 

Mental health and wellbeing support

 

Support for adults (17+) registered with a GP in Surrey who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress. 

  

 

 

Access to online CBT for patients in Surrey. 

  

 

 

Confidential online service providing support from qualified counselling professionals. 

  

 

 

Online mental wellbeing support. 

  

 

 

A recovery service providing courses on a range of mental and physical health conditions in Surrey and North East Hampshire. 

Domestic abuse support 

 

Support for those affected by domestic abuse in Epsom, Ewell, Elmbridge and Spelthorne. 

  

 

 

National charity supporting women and children affected by domestic abuse. 

  

 

 

Confidential service for perpetrators of domestic abuse. 

Further support from the Spurgeons Team in Surrey: