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Starting Well Partnership

 The Starting Well Partnership offers a range of health services which support both children and families experiencing a range of health issues.

If your child is under 5 years old and you need advice on issues such as feeding, behaviour, or toileting you can contact the Telephone Advisory Service on 0300 123 9551 (Monday – Friday 9am til 3pm). A Health Visitor will assist you over the phone with any worries, concerns, or questions you have.


School health nurses offer a range of services such as home visits, health needs assessments, time4u drop-in service, school aged hearing and national child measurement programme to support the needs of children and their families.

Chat health is a free and confidential text service for young people in need of advice or support.  To confidentially contact your school nurse, text: 07507331750

Social Prescribers support you to take control of your health and look after yourself by making connections with the different types of community support available.

CAMHS provides mental health help to children, young people and their families across Herefordshire and Worcestershire


Home - Kooth

Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community which offers free, safe, and anonymous support.

The Reach4Wellbeing team promotes positive wellbeing to reduce the stigma of mental health by providing short-term group programmes for children and young people age 5-18 experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and low mood.

Papyrus can offer suicide prevent support providing free and confidential helplines, advice, webchats, and resources.

Healthy Minds’ 24/7 mental health helpline provides support or advice if you, or someone you know, is experiencing a mental health crisis and needs urgent help. Its available 24 hours a day to anyone in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

WISH offer friendly and non-judgemental specialist services to support with information and advice, contraception, pregnancy, STIs and screening.