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COVID-19 support for your family

We are here for you.

We’re still here to support you and your family through whatever you may be facing – either as a result of the current crisis or due to age old pressures on family life.

Our core values still remain – helping to strengthen marriages, parents and those living with loss. In this new section, we hope you find some ideas, advice and support in this time.

You can also still contact us via social media (Facebook or Twitter), email or by calling 02920 810 800.

In line with government guidelines, we are currently holding all of our events and training online. To find out which events are currently available, click here.

Further support

If you need further support please contact our CareLine. This is a confidential telephone and/or email service which can be accessed by all adults in the UK and Isle of Man. Find out more.

Featured articles

Home-schooling and working from home

No matter what home looks like for you right now, there is no magic formula for getting through this period… Read more

Marriage in isolation

As this new territory is unmarked and we’ve had no practice or run-through, this season may mark the biggest global stress test… Read more

Social distancing and grief

This period of social distancing and associated restrictions necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic… Read more

For more COVID-19 support in the areas of parenting, marriage and bereavement, please visit our dedicated pages below:

Other articles


A message from Rob

In the wake of COVID-19, Founder and Chairman, Rob Parsons takes a moment to share an update on how we are approaching this crisis as an organisation.

Introducing the 'Super Parent'

Our UK Director, Katharine Hill, breaks down the myth of the perfect parent. With many having to adapt to a new way of doing family life, the pressures can feel huge – but they don’t have to.

Encouragement for new mums

During these unprecedented times, many new mums will not have the usual practical help and in person support from extended family and friends, after a baby arrives. Katharine Hill shares an encouragement that you will make it through this – you’re doing a great job.

Supporting Bereaved People during COVID-19

Nicola Watson shares her personal experience of grief and explores how grief affects us and how we can support others and ourselves.

Upcoming online events

Bereavement Care Awareness

Bereavement care awareness

An online training course to help churches support bereaved people.

Raising Teens - Off Script

Raising Teens - Off Script

Support for parents of teenagers who are going through very difficult times.

A Mind of Their Own

A Mind of Their Own

Practical tools to equip you to support your children to grow into strong, resilient young people.

Run the Race, Episode 1

A men’s event that delves into the realities of how we run the race of life, and what perseverance looks like for us as men today.

Run the Race, Episode 2

Is life a marathon or a sprint? Join Rob, Gerrit and Mark for the second instalment of Run the Race.

Boundary Lines

Boundary Lines

An event for parents, grandparents or carers with children under 5 years old.

Deep Rooted

An event for women of faith, Deep Rooted is a chance to step back from the busyness of life and step into the strength God provides.

Help us support families today

As a charity, we rely on our partners who help us to support families in both the good times and the tough times. We are so grateful for every gift that we receive. Each one is put to good use encouraging those who are in need of our help.

We know times are uncertain and this may not be possible for everyone, but if you can consider partnering with us please click on the button below.

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