Useful Information for Parents

Sutton Families Magazine

Sutton Families Magazine, produced by the Sutton Children’s Trust, provides information for families with children and young people aged 0-19.

The magazine is published twice a year and covers a range of topics including childcare, parenting support, help on returning to work, Children’s Centres and Extended Schools, support services on being healthy and other services for young people.

Sutton Family Information Service (FIS)

Information and advice on childcare and all other services for children and young people aged 0-19 and their families including benefits and financial support, parent and family support services and advice on training or returning to work. You can contact the service Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, on 020 8770 6000 or visit www.suttonchildren.org.uk

Family Information Direct

Family Information Direct provides parents and carers with a comprehensive online directory of local and national childcare, activities and family support services. You can access the Family Information Directory via www.suttonchildren.org.uk

Housing, Welfare and Benefits Advice

CAB - Citizens Advice Bureau - 0870 128 8070 www.suttonadvice.org.uk
National debtline - 0808 808 4000 www.nationaldebtline.co.uk
Housing Advice - 020 8770 5800
Housing Benefit - 020 8770 5444

Extremism and Radicalisation

Parents who have concerns about their children can visit the following websites on how to keep their children safe from these risks.

"Prevent Tragedies" online campaign launched by the Police - www.preventtragedies.co.uk
Families Matter - www.familiesmatter.org.uk
LGFL Counter-Extremismcounterextremism.lgfl.org.uk/safety_parents