Support and guidance resources.

Information on how to check if you or a member of your family need a MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccination is available from:

MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine - NHS (

Dates for MMR clinics are available on the Measles Pop-up Vaccination Clinics page.

Health, support, advice, and resources

Health Visitors

School health nursing

Text service supporting young people Chat Health, a free and confidential text service which puts 11–19-year-olds in touch with their local school health nurses

Social Prescribers from Onside Support individuals to take control of their health and look after themselves by making connections with different types of community support.

Groups and activities for young people

Sexual health

Website: The Branch Project

The Branch Project works with children and young people who have experienced child sexual exploitation (CSE), or are worried about it, throughout Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire. As part of WMRSASC (West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre) we are able to offer families additional services such as the family independent sexual violence advocacy service which can provide support to parents whilst the Branch project supports the child. Please click on the following documents for more information.

Branch referrals (PDF)

Branch Technology Assisted Child Sexual Exploitation (TA-CSE) (PDF)

Worcestershire Integrated Sexual Health Service (WISH)

WISH provides free and confidential advice, information and support around relationships and sexual health. This is a confidential, non - judgemental service. WISH provides contraception including LARC and free condoms. WISH provide testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.


Bereavement support

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.

Winston’s Wish

Bereavement support for children and young people following the death of a sibling, parent or a person important to a child.

Drug and alcohol services

Cranstoun help and advice

Nacoa support - support for children whose parents are alcoholics

Worcestershire Here4YOUth works with children and young people up to the age of 18 living in Worcestershire to provide alcohol and drug support.

They also offer advice, support and guidance for children, young people and family members of any age to cope with someone else’s drug or alcohol misuse as part of the Worcestershire Family Support Service.

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