Growth and Nutrition

Dental

 

Eating Disorders

 

Growth

 

Healthy Lifestyles

 

 

Healthy Start

 

Nutrition

 

 

Suport and Information for Parents and Carers

Baby and Toddler groups

 

Bereavement

 

 

 

 

Bottle feeding

 

 

Breastfeeding

 

 

Choking

 

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy

 

Early Childhood Connect

 

First Aid

 

 

Fostering

 

Immunisations

 

New Birth

 

Perinatal Mental Health

 

 

 

Pregnancy and Antenatal

 

Shaken Baby

 

 

SIDS

 

Slings

 

 

 

TLC – Talk Listen and Cuddle

  • An Essex campaign helping parents, carers and families give their young children the best start in life – developing their communication skills through playful learning at home.
  • W: https://www.tlc-essex.info/

Health Information and Guidance

Acne

 

Asthma

 

Anaphylaxis

 

Breast Examination (from puberty)

 

 

Eczema

 

ERIC

 

Glasses/Vision

 

Guide to NHS Services

 

Illness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sexual Health

 

 

 

 

Testicular Examination (from puberty)

 

Sleep Bereavement

 

 

Behaviour Support Services

Alcohol and Drugs

 

Behaviour Management

 

 

CARA – Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse

 

Crime

 

Domestic Abuse

 

  • Next Chapter: Provides support services for those experiencing domestic abuse (use COMPASS for referral pathway)
  • W: www.thenextchapter.org.uk

 

  • The Hide Out: Women’s Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you.
  • W: http://thehideout.org.uk/

 

Gangs

 

Homelessness

 

Knife Crime

 

 

Smoking Cessation

 

Vaping

Child and Parent Support Services

Applying for School Places

 

Benefits

 

Childcare

 

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

 

Essex Effective Support

 

Extended Child Entitlement

 

Freecycle

 

Free Early Education for Two Year Olds

 

Grants, White goods and Furniture

  • Turn 2 Us – Charity providing links to local providers of grants, white goods and furniture
  • W: www.turn2us.org.uk

 

Headlice

 

Homestart

 

Legal Advice

 

LGBTQ

 

Managing Money

 

Returning to work

 

School Readiness

 

Youth Enquiry Service (YES)

Emotional and Mental Health Support

Emotional Health Websites

  • Anxiety UK: Advice and information on all anxiety conditions
  • W: www.anxietyuk.org.uk
  • T: 0344 4775 774
  • Text Line: 07537 416905

 

  • Big White Wall: Big White Wall provides a safe, anonymous online community where young people can talk about what they’re going through, and share experiences with people who feel the same as them. There is also a library of articles, tips and courses to help young people understand how they are feeling. Trained counsellors called Wall Guides are online 24/7 to keep the service safe.
  • W: www.bigwhitewall.com

 

  • Childline: Trained counsellors who can talk to anyone aged under 19 about any issue they are going through.
  • W: www.childline.org.uk/
  • T: 0800 1111

 

  • Kooth: XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.
  • W: https://www.kooth.com/

 

  • Mind: Provides advice and support to anyone experiencing mental health problems.
  • W: www.mind.org.uk

 

Positive Mental Health

 

  • Rethink: A national mental health charity offering information, advice and support about mental health issues.
  • W: www.rethink.org

 

  • Young Minds: Young Minds is a national charity working towards improving wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Colourful, easy to use and resourceful.
  • W: www.youngminds.org.uk
  • T: 0808 802 5544 (Mon-Fri, 9:30am-4pm)

 

Self-Harm

  • Harmless: A national voluntary organisation for those who self-harm, their families and professionals.
  • W: www.harmless.org.uk

 

  • Lifesigns: An online, user-led voluntary organisation, which aids understanding of self-injury and provides information and support to people of all ages affected by self-injury.
    W: www.lifesigns.org.uk

 

  • SelfHarm: SelfharmUK is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm. It provides a space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what’s going on in their life.
  • W: www.selfharm.co.uk

 

Suicide

  • Papyrus Helpline: A national UK strategy aimed at the prevention of young suicide
    W: www.papyrus-uk.org
  • T:  0800 068 41 41  HOPElineUK