Family Support

An Information, support and advice page for parents and carers.images (4)

FIZ (Family Information Zone)

Access the directory via the website for advice and guidance about services for children on the Isle of Wight. Tel: 01983 823349

Family Centre hub locations are;

South Wight, The Bays Family Centre, Sandown  Tel: 01983 408718

North East Wight, Ryde Family Centre, Ryde  Tel: 01983 617617

West and Central Wight, West Newport Family Centre, Carisbrooke  Tel: 01983 537390

I.W. Citizens Advice Bureau

Offering free, confidential and impartial advice on many issues.

Isle Help

24/7 free, impartial, confidential advice from a partnership of organisations on the Isle of Wight.

Children’s Centres

For parents and carers with children 0-5 or who are expecting a child, giving details of the 8 centres across the Isle of Wight, where you can go, completely free of charge, to ask for advice and information about bringing up children.

Isle of Wight Youth Trust

A charitable, independent and professional organisation offering counselling, advice, information and support to young people age 25 and under on the Isle of Wight, and in some cases, their parents and carers.

Isle of Wight Parent Partnerships

Advice and guidance for parents of children with special educational needs and learning disabilities on the Isle of Wight.

Parents Voice http://www.

Details of two local ‘Support Hubs’ for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs.

Youth Offer

Details of organisations that provide youth provision in the south wight area funded by the Isle of Wight County Council.

Online safety for children

PC Joe Finch – Youth Offending Team – Newport Police Station

Mobile -7901102391


NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood)


The only national freephone support line, including from mobiles, for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood. This will not show on an itemised bill.

NSPCC http://www.nspcc,

Tel: 0808 800 5000 – Calls are free and lines are open 24/7. The helpline can be accessed for advice or guidance if you are a professional, parent or child worried about any aspects of a child’s welfare. They also offer advice on child trafficking.


Tel: 0800 11 11 – Calls are free and lines are open 24/7 and do not show on an itemised bill.


Parent pamphlet on the Prevent strategy.

 KeyDoc – parent pamphlet on the Prevent strategy

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