Family Health

Parenting can feel like another full-time job no matter the age of your kids. This section can help you whatever stage your children are at.

Family Health Useful Resources

This document explains entitlement to parental leave. To view the document, click the...
This document explains how statutory annual leave entitlement is to apply when a teacher...
This scheme applies to all eligible teachers to provide leave to care for their child or...
This scheme applies to teachers who adopt a child from within the UK or overseas (subject...
This scheme applies to all teachers to provide leave to care for their child or support...
The Mums Wellness Project is an early-stage intervention project for expectant mums aged...
Are you experiencing changes in your relationship because of a brain tumour? If you, your...
We’ve gathered useful advice, information and help for young people aged 8-25 and those...
Seeking Solutions offers children and young people help and support to deal with problems...
One At A Time Therapy is a single session of relationship counselling support, which can...
Get help finding missing relatives abroad through our international family tracing...
Relate Kids can help primary school-aged children, usually up to age 11, to deal with...
Parenting NI can deliver a range of 12 needs-led Employee Wellbeing Seminars to parent...
This is delivered to expectant mothers and parents of babies under 3 years of age. It has...
The Dads Project supports dads in Northern Ireland who are separating, separated or...
The Engage service provides a family therapy programme available to professionals working...
Relationship support can be helpful for Individuals who have concerns or difficulties...
This programme provides parents with a greater awareness of mental health issues and...
The Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour programme will: Help parents understand...
Steps to Cope has been developed specifically for young people who have experienced...
55% of Young People in NI are looking to Social Media for the information they need to...
The Family Wellness Project is an early intervention mental health project for children...
Even the most loving relationships will experience stress from time to time. But by...
The Parenting Apart Programme is aimed at parents who have separated, are separating,...
Speakeasy is a Public Health Agency funded, community based teaching programme for...
This 50 minute session is an accessible way for couples to check in with each other, and...
Positive Minds for Premature Parents supports families of premature babies to develop and...
Relate Teen can help post-primary school-aged children, usually aged 11 and over, to deal...
Fun, fast food for less. This is a practical six-week nutrition programme aimed at...
Looking after a crying baby is hard but for some families it can lead to stress,...
Our Mood Matters Young People programme is aimed at 14-18 year olds and gives them...
Families Together is a partnership project between Parenting NI and New Life Counselling...
The British Red Cross home care services will provide you with the support and care to...
Family relationship support can be helpful for supporting relationships within the family...
This programme aims to provide parents with the skills to achieve a calmer and violent...
Anger is a normal emotion, which most parents experience on a regular basis. It is often...
The Engage service provides a family therapy programme available to professionals working...
Relationship support can be helpful for couples who have concerns or difficulties arising...
In Ctrl is a group work programme for children and young people that aims to help them...
Relationship counselling is an effective form of relationship maintenance, particularly...
The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but this programme can help you navigate...
Just Ask is a unique Relationships and Sexuality Education programme working specifically...
The Sustaining Healthy Relationships project is a new and innovative venture for Relate...
Pregnancy and guidance for after birth
Baby and child first aid
Our free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll...
Nutrition scanner
Music timer for brushing teeth
Parenting support at your fingertips! The Parenting NI app offers tips on topics such as...
First aid advice
Support hub for mothers

Family Health Helplines & Web Chats

NSPCC - Helpline
Parenting NI Free support line
Family Lives - Forum
ParentLine NI
ParentLine NI
Family Lives Forum