Organisations that support parents
Open for Parents
Open for parents offer free, local parenting courses. Visit our Family Hub page for further information: Parenting courses
Education Futures Trust (EFT)
Education Futures Trust (EFT) offers support in Hastings and Rye. It advises on emotional and well-being issues. It does this through its Forest School and parenting courses.
- Website: Education Futures Trust (EFT)
- Telephone: Tel: 01424 722 241
Family Lives is a charity that has a free helpline open seven days a week. The website offers online advice and live chat. There are is also information on befriending, parenting and support groups.
- Website: Family Lives
- Telephone: 0808 800 2222
Care for the Family
Care for the Family is a national charity. It has information on parenting and family life.
- Website: Care for the Family
Relate's website offers guidance and information for parents and carers of teenagers. You can speak to a Relate counsellor in real time using Live Chat.
- Website: Relate
East Sussex Community Information Service (ESCIS)
You can visit ESCIS, then type 'parent support' in the search field. ESCIS is our online directory for local services.
- Website: ESCIS
Help with the cost of holidays
For children with additional needs:
There is also help available for disadvantaged families to get a much-needed break away from home: