Useful links for Parents

Although it’s often amazing and rewarding to watch your children grow up and to help them learn to be independent, it can also be really hard work. At SSA, we recognise how challenging parenting can be, but we also want you to know that you’re not alone.
Below you will find some useful links, advice and support to help your child through their journey at SSA.


Newham Family hub Network

Family Hubs are designed to offer early support to children, young people and families, building upon the existing Early Help offer, and acting as a ‘one stop shop’ for general advice and guidance on a range of needs and services. Families can access various support including health services youth services, parenting and relationship support and much, much more!

Newham Family hub Network


Young minds

First stop website if you are concerned about a young person’s mental or emotional health. There are fact sheets for parents and for young people on issues such as anxiety, eating problems, anger issues and self-esteem. Includes a parent telephone helpline.

Young Minds


Newham Parent Forum (SEND services)

Newham Parent Forum (NPF) is a voluntary group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special/additional needs and disabilities (SEND) living in the London Borough of Newham. We provide an opportunity for parents and carers to express their views and input into the planning and delivery of SEND services

Newham Parent Forum


Get safe online

Age-specific advice on protecting tweens and teens when using computers, tablets, smartphones, social networking and apps. Everything you need to know about cyberbullying, parental controls, gaming and safe browsing all in one place.

Get safe online


There are also some useful courses available for Parents/Carers.
Course Organisation Contact details Link
ESOL Newham Adult Learning Services Please click on the link for further information

Newham Adult Learning Services

Parenting courses
Including SEN children

Newham Families

Newham Families

Women’s Aid Support, information and courses

Aanchal 08000124924