Community News Autumn 2018

Support Services in Devon, Courses for Parents & Useful Information


 Family Action Digital Parenting Support Service

The service was launched to support parents and carers through email, text or telephone. It can offer people signposting and counselling as well as a befriending service if required. It is a free national service.

The service aims to;

Help parents and carers manage the challenges of parenthood ‘virtually’ via telephone, text message and email,

Provide immediate support for parents and carers in need,

Provide longer term, regular one-to-one befriending support to parents feeling isolated,

Help parents with practical information, guidance and support,

Provide emotional and listening support to help parents and carers,

Help parents and carers understand and access relevant services and information.

To find out more telephone: 0808 802 0222 or Text message: 07537 404 282 or email: or