Here2Help Supporting happy parental relationships

We are all living in very difficult and uncertain times, this may mean disagreements are more likely to occur amongst people living together in these circumstances.

This is a very normal way to be responding to these difficult times and whether you’re parenting together or apart, there are ways in which we can stop this from increasing stress and anxiety within our homes particularly when children are present.

Below are links to some resources that you may find helpful. They include content from a range of organisations that provide information and support for family relationships.

Support with things like managing your child’s behaviour, talking to your child about Coronavirus or dealing with anxiety is available from Worcestershire’s Starting Well service. You can request support from Starting Well (opens in new window)

Good Things Foundation and One Plus One videos

Good Things Foundation (opens in a new window) and One Plus One (opens in a new window) have been working in partnership to produce short videos to help people learn new ways of managing conflict. Making just a few changes could lead to healthier and happier outcomes for everyone in the family.

Chores - Maddie’s family

Haircut - Chloe’s family

New Trainers - Jag’s family

Withdrawal - Mahmoud’s family

Useful links

Wide range of relationship advice from experts and the community

Free half hour relationship web chat (registration required)

Advice and support website for fathers

COVID-19 Advice and information - relationship support

A charity for families with disabled children

Article for separated parents

Free, guided text message service for parents

Tips for looking after your wellbeing during quarantine

APP for dads with information on what to expect and how to care for their baby

The incredible years

Getting on better cards from Brighton and Hove County Council

COVID-19, Domestic Abuse and Your Community

You might be worried about yourself or a friend/relative’s wellbeing whilst we are being asked to stay at home as part of the COVID-19 emergency measures. If so, help is available:

SafeLives ending domestic abuse # you are not alone
Safe Lives have all the domestic abuse resources in a one stop link:
Website: SafeLives ending domestic abuse - Domestic abuse and COVID-19 (opens in a new window)
Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247

West Mercia Women’s Aid Helpline 24 hours a day on 0800 980 3331
Website: West Mercia Women's Aid (opens in a new window)

Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)

In an emergency always dial 999

For more information about this service and further domestic abuse related information and services please visit the Worcestershire County Council Domestic abuse website.