Useful Links

Here are several links that might answer your question but please call us if you want to discuss any particular need. We will always help if we can.

This page is presented as follows (click on the links to jump to the sections)

Local Children and Family Centres

The Park Children & Family Centre
Stonehouse Park Infant School
Elm Road,
Stonehouse, Glos. GL10 2NP
01453 821361/821012

Treetops Children & Family Centre
Dursley Primary School, School Road,
Dursley,  Glos.  GL11 4NZ
01453 549860/545904

Local Organisations

CAP debt help

Freephone: 0800 3280006

Citizens Advice Bureau (Stroud District)

0808 800 0510 (Monday to Friday 10 am to 4pm)

Credit Union (Stroud Valley’s)

01453 298785


Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service

Freephone: 0845 6029035

Gloucestershire Family Information Service

Freephone: 0800 5420202

The Key (Guide & Pals)

A  special information service for any family in Gloucestershire with a disabled child.
Freephone: 0800 0151548



National Organisations

Anxiety UK

08444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am – 5.30pm)

Counselling Directory

Fatherhood Institute

Foundation Years – great early years and childcare

Home-Start UK

For more information about the national organisation of Home-Start.
0116 258 7900


A UK based website edited by parents for parents with lots of useful tips and product reviews.

National Autistic Society


A UK based family of local websites set up and run by mothers. It includes a discussion forum and provides support and advice for parents.


Offers counselling services for every type of relationship in Gloucestershire.

Rethink Mental Illness


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Freephone: 116 123 (24-hour helpline)


A national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.
0300 304 7000


Helping people access the funds they need that are available to them.
0808 8022000

The Association for Post-Natal Illness

Twins and Multiple Birth Association


See “Rights for every child” leaflet

Womens Aid

Working to end domestic violence against women and children.
0808 2000247


Local Home-Start schemes near Stroud

Home-Start Cotswolds
33, Coxwell Street
01285 885391

Home-Start Bristol
Unit 11, The Greenway Business Centre,
Doncaster Road,
Southmead, Bristol,
BS10 5PY
0117 9501170 or 0117 9501197


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