Support for Schools

Resourcing you to support families in your school.

Care for the Family is a national charity working across the UK since 1988. We seek to support schools to positively impact a child’s future by helping to strengthen family life at home. Our popular resources and support are preventative, evidence-based and easy to apply.

We have a variety of resources which you can use to equip staff in their work with families, share with the parents in your school, and signpost families towards. Some of our resources are free, downloadable and ‘ready to run’, while others require access to training.

Family life

General resources

Resources to support all aspects of family life from parenting, marriage and bereavement to further support from our CareLine team. There is specialist support for parents raising children with additional needs and our Top Tips leaflets are downloadable and a great place to start with clear practical advice on many areas of family life.

Free, fun and practical podcasts to strengthen family life.

Advice and encouragement to support and strengthen couple relationships.

For bereaved parents, those widowed young and anyone supporting bereaved people.

Helping children navigate the digital world confidently.

A confidential listening and signposting service.

For parents of children with additional needs.

Covering subjects around family life.

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Resources for parents of infants and primary aged children

A range of resources for parents of infant and primary aged children, from blogs to courses that can be downloaded to watch at any time to suit them.

Our Parentalk courses are available free to download or you can purchase the DVD boxsets here. Parentalk is easy to deliver by your staff in their setting.

You can find out more about the training required for our Time Out for Parents courses here or find out about Approved Prior Learning here.

A ready to run course for parents of children under 12.

Helping parents negotiate the early years.

Focusing on children from 5-11 years.

Helping families handle anger safely and healthily.

Helping dads build even better relationships with children.


Resources for parents of secondary aged children

A ready to run course for the parents of teenagers.

Helping parents negotiate the teenage years.

Helping families handle anger safely and healthily.

Honest and practical, with tried and tested strategies.

This is a one-session, group resource to inform, encourage and equip parents and other significant adults to strengthen children’s emotional wellbeing.

Short videos with advice on specific subjects if you are concerned about your teenager.

Still need more support?

Please visit our main website for our full range of family life support resources, blogs, courses and online shop.