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Working Families
Helping working parents & carers achieve a work-life balance
Changing the way we live and work

Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation.  We help working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.



We offer: 

- Information for working mothers, fathers and carerson their employment rights, Tax Credits and in-work benefits, maternity and paternity leave, flexible working options and maternity discrimination. This includes a section especially for parents of disabled children.


Advice for employers, on developing a high performance, flexible, family-friendly work culture.


- and a Practical Guide for those supporting parents though pregnancy, maternity and sex discrimination claims.

FREE Legal Helpline

Call our Free Legal Helpline on 0300 012 0312


Opening Hours

Monday 10am-12noon, 5-6pm

Tuesday 10am-1pm

Wednesday CLOSED

Thursday 10am-12noon

Friday 1pm-3pm


Working Families' Legal Helpline can give parents and carers advice on employment rights such as maternity and paternity leave, rights to time off in an emergency, and parental leave, as well as helping them to negotiate the flexible hours they want. We can also give basic advice on the benefits and tax credits that working parents can claim.We also give advice on maternity discrimination and pregnancy discrimination.


Working families' services are wholly based online or offered through our telephone and email helpline services.

Please note that we do not offer face to face consultations.



Finding Us

Spaces, CityPoint
1 Ropemake St

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