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
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
Dealing with family conflict
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
Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Chelmsford Central Family Hub
Old Registrar Office by Chelmsford Library
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
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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