Supporting Families with Children

Birth Registration Guidance

Advice on registering a child’s birth with the Home Office
This information is regularly reviewed and was last updated in January 2021 If the family you support has welcomed a new baby since resettling in t

NSPCC's Positive Parenting Guide

Access the NSPCC's Positive Parenting guide in English and Arabic
Parenting or guardianship can be difficult at the best of times. After arriving in a new country through resettlement, parents or guardians may b

Experts by Experience: Adjusting to the British Education System

Learn from Khadeja, an Expert by Experience, about her advice to help parents understand the British education system
As part of our Experts by Experience project, we interviewed Khadeja, who was resettled to North Devon in 2017 with her husband and three young childr

Working with Schools

Learn how your Community Sponsorship Group can prepare the school to support the family
Your role with schools If the family you support have school-aged children, you will need to help them register their children in local schools wit

Preparing Families for the British Education System

Learn how to support parents and children integrate into the UK's education system
Although all schools, Community Sponsorship Groups, parents and children are different, there are many similarities in the way in which school impacts

Empowering Refugee Children

Learn how adapting an empowerment approach to working with resettled children is essential in helping them to adjust to their new environment
When Community Sponsorship Groups begin supporting resettled families, if there are children in the family, they appear to be highly adaptable; t