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Broomfield Primary School

Support for Parents

On this page you will find information about outside agencies and services you can access to support you and your family, as well as information about activities that take place in the local area.

Supporting Neurodiverse Children

Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Support


The Family Hub team is made up of a collection of different professionals, including health visitors, school nurses, and healthy family support workers. Together we work to promote the health and wellbeing of children in Essex.


Areas of support that can be provided


  • Behaviour Support including boundary and routines
  • Child Development
  • Toileting
  • Sleep
  • Getting out and about
  • Connecting with people in your community
  • Transition to School or Senior School
  • School Readiness
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Emotional Wellbeing


Click the link below to find out more!

Home Start Essex

Home Start want families to know that they are available to support everyone, whatever your family dynamic.

Home start can help with:



A volunteer or our groups can help you with practical skills including:

  • Routines and boundaries

  • Playing and engaging with your children

  • Household task management

  • Budget and finance management

  • Accessing local services within your community



A volunteer or our groups can help you with emotional support including:

  • A listening ear

  • Accessing mental health services

  • Managing anxiety

  • Managing depression

  • Dealing with family conflict

  • Coping strategies

  • Peer Support

  • Meeting new people


Follow the link below to access contact details and current timetables for support.

Families In Focus


Families In Focus are a leading independent parent led registered charity providing holistic support to families of children with disabilities and special needs (aged 0 to 25) across Essex, who require advice, information and support, particularly at times of change, challenge and crisis.


The service is accessible to all families from Essex whatever their background, as long as at least one child or young person in the family between the age of 0 to 25 has a disability or special need.


To find out more about the services available visit their website via the link below.

Local Family Hubs


The local family hubs are where you can access free, friendly and high-quality health services in your community, online or family home. The local family hubs to Broomfield Primary School are:

Chelmsford West Delivery Site

Dixon Avenue



Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm


Chelmsford Central Family Hub

Old Registrar Office by Chelmsford Library

Market Road


Open: Chelmsford Central – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm


Contact phone number:  0300 247 0014


Please follow the link below to download the latest activity timetable:

Duty School Nurse

There is a Duty School Nurse available Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm to help with your queries.


Please contact: 0300 247 0014

Domestic Abuse Support - Boots Pharmacy

Anyone experiencing domestic abuse can go into a Boots chemist to seek support.


If you say the codeword 'ANI', you will be taken to a private room and asked if you want to call 999 or the domestic abuse helpline. 'ANI' stands for 'Action Needed Immediately'.


Ask for Ani.


National Domestic Abuse Helpline:    0808 2000 247

Respect Helpline for  Male Victims of Abuse:    0808 8010327


NHS Mid Essex Phone Line


There's a new crisis Mental Health phone line for adults in Essex. Dial 111 and select the option for mental health crisis (Option 2) for immediate specialist support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



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