Find support for families, young people and children

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 purpose of the directory is to provide a useful resource of information regarding early help prevention support and children’s social care universal and community services in Croydon. 

You can use our directory to find support such as:

  • children's centres
  • employment advice
  • emotional wellbeing and mental health support
  • domestic abuse and sexual violence services
  • youth services
  • health and wellbeing

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There is a separate directory for special educational need and disability support – search on Croydon's Local Offer directory.

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.

Let us know if a service is no longer valid or missing

You should contact the Partnership Early Help team with the details of the service that is no longer valid or missing from our directory.

Partnership Early Help team