Barnardos launches new parent supportline

Barnardos children’s charity has launched a national parent supportline to support all parents during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The government’s response to Covid-19 has meant that normal routines and sources of support are currently unavailable to many families. Through it’s dedicated telephone supportline Barnardos can provide support and advice to parents on a range of issues.

The Barnardos Supportline is available to all parents between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday by phoning 1800 910 123 or parents can request a callback at

Barnardos staff can provide support and advice to parents on the following issues:

  • How to talk to your children about the corona virus
  • Setting a good routine
  • Managing children’s behaviours and sibling dynamics
  • Managing aggression and family discord
  • Home schooling/managing school expectations.
  • Fostering natural learning opportunities in the home
  • Healthy eating
  • Accessing fun and educational activities for families and individual children
  • Managing your child’s worries
  • Self-care for parents
  • Helping parents manage their own worries and anxieties
  • Managing children’s online activity

WCP Staff

WCP Staff Writer

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