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Support for parents and carers

Carers UK
Practical information for carers and those supporting them, including employers.

Childminding Association
Promotes quality registered childminding for children, families and communities.

Daycare Trust
National childcare charity that promotes high quality affordable childcare for all.

Gingerbread is the leading support organisation for lone parent families in England and Wales. Site contains information about support for lone parent families.

Kids’ Club Network
National campaigning charity that promotes and supports childcare and is an acknowledged authority in the out of school field.

Parents at Work
Organisation providing information for working parents and their employers on employment rights, childcare and flexible working. Ir runs the Employer of the Year and Britain’s Best Boss annual awards and publishes research, such as: Working & Caring in London 2002 and Quality of Life in the City (of London).

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
National charity that aims to make life easier for carers to cope by providing information, support and practical help. Runs “Carers Speak Out”, a project that publishes qualitative research all types of carers in the UK. Website contains a reading list on caring.

Working Woman Magazine
Formerly called Working Mother Magazine. The results of their annual “Employer of the Year Award” are published online.


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