Find support for children, young people and families

Use our directory to find council services, local voluntary and community organisations that can help support you and your family in Croydon.

Finding the right support

The Croydon early help directory can help you to find local services, including voluntary, community organisations and faith groups to support you and your family in Croydon. These services may include support around:

  • community and voluntary groups

  • youth justice

  • domestic violence and abuse

  • employment, education and training

  • health and wellbeing

  • housing and homelessness

  • parenting and childcare

  • social, community and leisure activities

  • special educational needs and disabilities 

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There is a separate directory for special educational need and disability support.

Best Start services

Best Start is a universal service that can give you access to early intervention support from pregnancy until your child turns 5. The service ensures that babies and children have the best start in life by giving them access to the right services and information. These are listed in the directory.

Find out how you can access Best Start services.

Parenting programmes

Find out how you can access parenting programmes listed in the directory.

Help and advice

Email the Partnership Early Help team: