Advises families whose children are involved with or require social care services

Citizens Advice Bureau

Helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.


Voluntary organisation dedicated that supports anyone affected by a false allegation of abuse

Criminal Justice System Online

Information on the criminal justice system (England and Wales).

Employment law information on

Information on employment law, including adoption rights

Disclosure and Barring Service

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Children's Legal Centre

Provides legal advice and representation to children, their carers and professionals throughout the UK. Areas covered include child law, education law and family law.

Legal Aid information on

Free, confidential legal advice. Also includes a Legal Aid calculator for you to work out what you are entitled to.