Early help family support
What is early help and family support?
If you are experiencing difficulties in your family or are worried about your children, there are people who can offer help and support. Difficulties could be for example:
- mental health problems
- domestic abuse at home
- drug or alcohol dependency
- your child starting school
- debt problems
- housing problems
Worcestershire Children First have created a list of organisations and groups who work in your community and offer support, advice or services to children, young people and their families locally.
If you are aged 11-19 years you can text the number below to speak to a school nurse for confidential advice and support on a range of health and wellbeing issues.
Your local Health Visitors are here for you
If your child is under 5 years old and you need advice on issue such as feeding, behaviour or constipation, contact our telephone advisory service on: 0300 123 9551
Available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Here you can find advice and guidance to help support your family. If you need more help than your usual support network, for example your health visitor, child’s school, doctor or Children’s Centre the family support process can help.