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The Family Support Service is still supporting families across the County.

To ensure the safety and security of our families and staff, many services are currently delivered through online sessions and courses safely and securely via Zoom. We're also running live sessions on Facebook including lots of video content, online learning courses, and 1 to 1 telephone or video calls.

Speak to us

0300 123 7572

What we offer:

Antenatal support

  • Support and online antenatal courses when you are pregnant, including follow up online social groups.
  • For focused support, we offer additional support and advice on a 1 to 1 basis.

Contact us for support and online classes


Promoting a healthier lifestyle

  • Support with both breastfeeding or feeding your baby
  • Guidance for introducing solid food to your child
  • Courses and information on healthy food preparation and maintaining a healthy diet
  • Looking after your child’s oral health
  • For focused support we offer additional support and advice on a 1 to 1 basis.

Contact us for tips and support on healthy lifestyles


Parental support and advice

  • 1 to 1 family support for a wide range of parenting challenges, big or small; from toileting and sleep questions to more complex parenting issues.
  • Help with your child’s behaviour including online parental support groups.
  • Support if you're feeling isolated.

Get in touch for parental support and advice


Learning and child development

  • Fun, online group activities to help your child’s development and learning.
  • Tools, information and guidance on speech, language and development through 1 to 1 or an online group course.
  • Assistance for parents concerned about their child starting or returning to school or nursery over the coming months.
  • Support to access free early years education.
  • Signposting and supporting families with children with SEND.

Contact us for learning and child development support


Adult learning

  • Facilitate workshops and courses for self- development, well-being and confidence.
  • Work with partners and commission training, to improve skills for work
  • Offer assistance with employment support i.e. CV writing, job search and interview skills.
  • Provide information, advice and guidance, as well as signposting families to specialist services for support with debt, food poverty and housing.

Contact us for adult learning support

Volunteering opportunities

  • Provide opportunities for those interested in working within their local community. Helping you learn new skills and with your journey towards employment or reemployment.
  • New opportunities will be opening up over the coming months.

Check out our volunteering opportunities.

Contact us

0300 123 7572

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