Parent Support

Welcome to the PLACE parent support hub

The PLACE Network aims to develop, promote, and sustain parent and carer support and involvement in children and young people’s mental health across the UK. Parents and carers with lived experience of supporting a child with mental health issues and professionals with an interest in parent support meet monthly to share practice and ideas.

One of key objectives of the PLACE Network is to connect existing parent and carer support groups/projects or those with an interest in developing one. Our interactive map below shows some of the mental health focused parent and carer support groups from around the country who are currently members

If you'd like to add your group to this list, please submit the details here


Support to set up new parent and carer support groups

Charlie Waller offers support to parents and carers and professional organisations who are looking to set up groups for parents of children with emotional or mental health issues. Please contact our Parent Lead Wendy Minhinnett for more information.

Parent and Carer Support and Information

For further information and resources designed to help you support your child, please take a look here.


Use our interactive map below showing where support is available throughout the UK.

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Calm Connections
Trafford / Greater Manchester (map)
CHATS Morecambe & Lancaster
Morecambe & Lancaster (map)
PACT Parents and Carers Together CIC
Suffolk (map)
Holding Space
Eastbourne & Sussex (map)
R.A.Y.S of H.O.P.E.
Newcastle under Lyme (map)
Not Fine in School
Online - not on map
Fresh+ Group (Fresh Plus Group)
Liverpool / Sefton (map)
Mind over Natter
Wirral (map)
New Maudsley Carers
Kent / National (map)
Parents of the Revolution
Blackpool & The Fylde (map)
North Cambridgeshire (map)
Rollercoaster Family Support
County Durham (map)
Cardiff & The Vale (map)
Platfform 4 young people
Cardiff & The Vale (map)
Parents Voices in Wales
All Wales but based in cardiff (map)
Parental Minds CIC
Devon (and South West) (map)

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