Welcome to Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service
On behalf of Essex County Council and the NHS, Virgin Care and Barnardo’s provide a range of child and family services throughout Essex that are free at the point of delivery.
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We support families and children with ADHD
Providing nursing care to young people who have a short or long term nursing need
We cater for children who are referred by their paediatrician as requiring a special autism assessment
The Citizens’ Panel gives you the opportunity to have your say, improve and shape children & young people’s services in Essex
We provide evidenced-based information about infant feeding and promote breastfeeding
If you have a concern about a child’s welfare you should contact your Safeguarding team
Our multidisciplinary team of health visitors, school nurses and healthy family practitioners support children and families in Essex with parenting and their health and wellbeing
We work with schools to improve the health and wellbeing of pupils, teachers and parents/carers
We initiate an in-depth assessment to potentially rule out or confirm a diagnosis of autism.
We promote the health and emotional wellbeing of young people in care
We support young people with physical, sensory impairments, developmental and cognitive needs that impact on their daily life
We support children with movement disorders, disability or illness to develop their movement skills and reach their full potential
We help to measure school readiness in children before they start school.
We help children cope with changes, such as moving from primary school to secondary, and from children’s to adult services.
A bit about us
The Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service brings together a range of children’s community services. It’s provided by Virgin Care in partnership with Barnardo’s on behalf of Essex County Council and the NHS.Read our story