Please see below information and advice regarding parenting, childcare, early education and legalities.


Parenting Information and Support


Oxon Family Information Service

Provides information and support for children, young people and families in Oxfordshire. Search for childcare, activities and services for families through our Family Information Directory.



For same sex couples it is important that there is an awareness of the legal aspects as well as what support and advice is available. Stonewall provides a comprehensive information service for parents and parents to be.


Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (FFLAG)

FFLAG offers support and advice to lesbian, gay and bisexual people, and their friends and relatives. They run local groups and have produced guidance aimed at both parents and their children.
Call 0845 652 0311 or 0845 652 0311



“PFLAG” stands for Parents, Friends (& family) of Lesbians And Gays. We provide free information and support for parents, friends & family of lesbian and gay people in the UK with free resources for parents of gay children, information for friends and family of gay and lesbian people, as well as useful links and general support.


The D’Arcy Lainey Foundation (DALAFO)

DALAFO is a national, voluntary, not-for-profit organisation working with and for LGBT families. They provide support, guidance and social activities to all LGBT families and those wishing to start a family.
Call 020 78459770 or 020 78459770



Support, advice and debate on everything from parenting to politics, and all the bits in between.


Family Lives

Family Lives works around the clock, transforming the lives of families, supporting parents and making happier relationships, happier families and a stronger society.
0808 800 22220 or 808 800 2222