Support for families

Parent websites

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NHS Lothian Royal Hospital for Children and Young People 

This NHS Lothian Royal Hospital for Children and Young People website contains information for children, young people parents and carers on attending the new hospital and the support available.

Parent Club

The Parent Club website contains valuable advice, hints and support for parents of children of all ages.

Parenting Across Scotland

The Parenting Across Scotland website contains useful information on the services and helplines available for parents and carers in Scotland and a range of parenting support and advice. 

EVOC Red Book directory of service

Find information on third-sector support services near where you live.

Connect Here directory of community resources

To view a directory of resources and support which could help with long-term conditions visit the Connect Here website


Visit the Parentzone website for information on education in Scotland and how parents and carers can be involved in their child’s learning. 

Parenting Smart

Visit Place 2 Be's Parenting Smart website for free parenting advice written by mental health experts. It has lots of practical tips on specific issues being faced by parents and families. It also comes with accessibility support including translation into several languages.