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Thrapston Primary School

General Parenting/Family Advice and Courses

Family liveshelpline and website giving advice and information on a large range of issues. 0808 800 2222

Gingerbread: Single parent helpline and website with a range of advice and information: 0808 802 0925 (free from land lines)

Coram/ Child Law Advice: Free specialist legal advice and information on child, family and education law for parents, carers and young people in England from Coram Children’s Legal Centre

Family Links: practical advice, ideas and resources to support parents and carers to get the best out of family life.

Place2Be: Practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour.

Services to support families in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust (NCTrust) provide a range of services which offer support and advice for children and families.

NCTrust also offer a variety of Parenting Support Programmes, resources and courses. Please contact Claire Golding (Pastoral Support Manager) if you would like to attend a course or find out further information.

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Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service

Helpline: 0300 0120154

For any general enquires, email:

For further information about local events in Thrapston, pop into Thrapston Town Council in the High Street or visit their page on Facebook.

School admissions

Email:         Telephone: 0300 126 3000

Northamptonshire families’ information service. Families Information Service offer free impartial information on: Childcare, activities and Services to support families.

Young Northants: Advice and information for teenagers and young adults.

Hope for Families: A not-for-profit Christian organisation supporting families across Northamptonshire and the surrounding area, who also offer a range of courses to support families.

Youth Works:  Offers a range of support and programmes for young people and their families:

Happier Families courses, Triple P Online programmes and regular Parent Support Drop-Ins.