Early Help Hub

Welcome to the Early Help Hub Worcestershire

We are here to help you find the right advice and support for your family. Here you can search for childcare near you, as well as finding out more about how to receive support from an Early Help service.

Concerns about a Child's Safety or Wellbeing

If you have any concerns about a child or young person's safety or wellbeing then please contact the Access Centre on 01905 822666 from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Make a referral to Social Care

In the case of an emergency please contact West Mercia Police on 0300 333 3000.

Contact the Early Help Hub

If you would like to speak to someone on the phone, call us on 01905 822666. Alternatively, you can e mail your question to earlyhelphub@worcestershire.gov.uk

Useful Websites

  • Family Lives
    We recognise that the best way to support families is to provide professional, non-judgmental support and advice in a way that all members of the family can freely access.
  • Young Minds
    YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
  • SupportLine
    SupportLine is open to any individual of any age. Calls are received from children, young adults and adults. SupportLine is able to take calls on a wide range of issues including anxiety.
  • Anxiety UK
    Anxiety UK is the nation’s leading anxiety disorders charity, with more than 40 years of making a difference to the everyday lives of those affected by anxiety.
  • Cruse Bereavement
    Cruse for children and young people. Information on what you can do to help a child or young person who is grieving, how to understand the concept of loss in children and young people of different ages and how to recognise potential complicated grief.
  • Bereavement Support Worcestershire
    The death of a loved one or close friend is one of the most difficult times in each of our lives. Whether this is expected, following a long term illness, or sudden and unexpected the grieving process is deeply personal.
  • Relate
    There are all sorts of reasons why you might want a bit of extra help from Relate. Things might be worrying you at home or at school, or you might need help and advice with your own relationship.
  • SelfHarm.Co.uk
    Selfharm.co.uk is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what's going on in your life.
  • Harmless
    Self Harm Support at Harmless: Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.
  • B-eat
    Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.
  • Promoting emotional wellbeing before and after birth. Information from getting to know you baby and best beginnings.
  • Kiddivouchers
    Childcare vouchers provide an easy way for working parents to save on the cost of childcare. Suitable for children up to age 15, childcare vouchers can be used for a wide range of care, from nurseries and childminders through to holiday camps and breakfast clubs.
  • Baby Proofing and Kids Home Safety Guide
    We all want to keep children out of harm’s way. Whether you’re a child care professional, a new parent, or anything in-between, it can feel overwhelming to keep track of kids who seem to be attracted to harm like moths to a candle.
  • Healthy Minds
    Worcestershire Healthy Minds supports people, aged 16 and over, who are experiencing problems such as stress, anxiety and low mood.
  • Child Bereavement UK (CBUK)
    Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train almost 7000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.

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