Welcome to the Carshalton area

Sue and Sharon from Family Information Service are the people to call if you want any help with knowing what is in your area. No question is wrong, and we'll be happy to help where we can.

Call us on 020 8770 6000, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

If there's something you'd like to see in your area that you can be part of developing, please let us know.

Early Years

There is local support ready for you, with other parents, groups, and free courses. Call your local children's centre team for more information, or contact Home-Start Sutton.

Give the Children’s Centre team a call on 020 8770 5787.

Call our Health visiting team on 020 8770 5409

Pregnancy Advice Line, open 24/7 Tel: 0300 123 5473

Home-Start Sutton Tel: 0208 647 6501

Email: judith@homestartsutton.org.uk


Volunteer Centre Sutton has a new peer support group for Sutton residents who have lost loved ones to Covid. We will be running two groups, one for adults and one for children young people, on Tuesdays. Both sessions will be held online via Zoom.

Cruse is a charity that can offer information and support with bereavement during the current situation.

Jess at Volunteer Centre Sutton via email jessfarazmand@vcsutton.org.uk or by phone 0208 6615900.

Their local branch can be contacted at sutton@cruse.org.uk or 07904 056 123


Friday morning support group for mums and under 5’s living in temporary or insecure accommodation. Please call to book.

Home-Start Sutton Tel: 0208 647 6501 Email: judith@homestartsutton.org.uk


Sutton Citizens Advice provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Tel: 0208 405 3552 


If you live in Sutton you can access online parenting support for free by using the access code ‘TREE’. Once you are registered you will have access to the website for life and can revisit it at any time. If you would rather speak to someone you can request support from a member of your children’s centre team using this link and someone will call you within 48hours. Alternatively, you can join a parenting group, please speak to your Children’s Centre for more information.

Call the Family Information Service to find out about other parenting support in your area - 020 8770 6000

Domestic abuse support

Pop into our Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop and get the support you might need - no appointment needed - just drop in. The One Stop Shop is every Wednesday, 9.30-11.30 am.

Not Alone in Sutton

National Domestic Abuse Helpline Call the 24 hours helpline free on 0808 2000 247

Emotional and mental health support

There are support groups with Sutton Mental Health Foundation Young people’s one-one support with Off the Record and MAPs.


Could you help to start something in your area? Please get in touch, we’d like to hear from you.

Inspiring Community - Volunteer Centre Sutton -020 8661 5900

Things to do

Community Action Sutton and Community Works can link you to local faith groups.

Community Works has volunteering opportunities with Food Banks, Street Pastors and other projects.

Full directory of services

Family Information Directory of all services for 0-25