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Help & Advice

If you ever need help or support with your family; whether it be someone to talk to or advice on which product to buy, here are a few contacts: -



The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. Our campaigns, research and support services directly help thousands of parents and professionals meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.


Twinline 0800 138 0509

Parents can phone in with any issues that are troubling them this could include sleeping, feeding, crying, behaviour, discipline, school issues or special needs. Often all the caller needs is five minutes breathing space, a chat or a listening ear from someone who can identify with their situation. 

Twinline is open everyday from 10am to 1pm and from 7pm to 10pm 


Samaritans 08457 90 90 90

Samaritans aims to benefit society by improving people’s emotional health in order to create a greater sense of well being.  You can talk to Samaritans at any time of the day or night.


Womens Aid

Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. We support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.


Sure Start

Sure Start is a government programme which provides services for pre-school children and their families. It works to bring together early education, childcare, health and family support. Services provided include advice on health care and child development, play schemes, parenting classes, family outreach support and adult education and advice.

To find your local Leicestershire Sure Start centre, click the website link above.



Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. There is no rulebook for raising a family and sometimes it can seem overwhelming, particularly if your family is going through difficult times.

To find your local Leicestershire Home Start scheme, click the website link above.

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