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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:

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.

Download: All Contacts - Early Help in Your Community (PDF)

Download: Directory of Services (PDF)

Chat Health

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.

Text: 07507331750

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.

Are you worried a child might be at risk?

If you are worried about a child you can make a referral to Children's Social Care