Child Health and Young People

Suffolk Parent Hub

The Parent Hub is run by Suffolk County Council and is a single place for Suffolk parents or carers to find parenting advice and support to help their child’s development.

Facebook: @Suffolk-Parenting-Hub

Website: www.suffolk.gov.uk/the-parent-hub

Email: parenting@suffolk.gov.uk

Children & Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub

The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice, and guidance if you are worried about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person aged 0-25 years. Or if you are a young person who needs emotional wellbeing support.

Telephone: 0345 600 2090

Website: www.infolink.suffolk.gov.uk

Home-Start in Suffolk

Home-Start in Suffolk is the county’s largest family support charity. Their vision is that every child in Suffolk is given the best start in life because of the love, support and guidance they receive from their parents, guardians or the people performing the role of their parents.

Facebook: @homestartinsuffolk

Twitter: @HSSuffolk

Telephone: 01473 621104

Website: www.homestartinsuffolk.org

Email: headoffice@homestartinsuffolk.org

Child Health Clinic (Rosehill Library)

A Suffolk County Council ran clinic held at Rosehill Library where Health and Children’s Centre staff provide support for your child’s growth and development, sleeping, infant feeding, coping with, minor illnesses, managing a crying baby, immunizations, toileting and any other concerns you have about your child, yourself or your family.

Website: https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/child-health-clinics

Kooth

A free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Facebook: @koothUK

Website: www.kooth.com

Change4Life

Change4Life aims to ensure parents have the essential support and tools they need to make healthier choices for their families.

Facebook: @change4life

Twitter: @change4life

Website: www.nhs.uk/change4life

Childline

Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

Facebook: @Childline

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

NHS Vaccination Guide

Information regarding child vaccinations and when to get them.

Website: www.nhs.uk/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them

Activities Unlimited

Activities Unlimited is run by Suffolk County Council and provides short breaks and leisure activities to disabled children aged 0-25 in Suffolk.

Facebook: @activitiesunlimited

Twitter: @activitiesunltd

Telephone: 01473 260026

Website: www.access-unlimited.co.uk/activitiesunlimited

Email: info@activities-unlimited.co.uk

Suffolk Parent Carer Network

A network of parents and carers of children with additional needs and/or disabilities. They offer support to Suffolk parents online and over the phone.

Facebook: @suffolkpcn

Twitter: @suffolkpcn

Telephone: 01473 345375

Website: www.spcn.org.uk

Email: admin@spcn.org.uk

Chatterbox - Health and Children's Centre

Health and Children’s Centres, run by Suffolk County Council, offer families with young children under the age of 5, a friendly place to go to access a range of activities and support services.

Telephone: 01473 325822

Website: www.suffolk.gov.uk/health-and-childrens-centre

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.

Facebook: @youngmindsuk

Twitter: @YoungMindsUK

Text: YM to 85258

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

The Children's Sleep Charity

The Children’s Sleep Charity is a national, award-winning charity supporting children with sleep issues. Support for families and accredited training for professionals and commercial organisations is provided.

Twitter: @TheSleepCharity

Telephone: 01302 751416

Website: www.thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

Email: info@thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

NSPCC

NSPCC works to prevent child abuse and help children and young people who’ve been abused rebuild their lives.

Facebook: @NSPCC

Twitter: @NSPCC

Telephone: 08088005000

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Email: help@nspcc.org.uk

NHS Childhood Infectious Illnesses

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chickenpox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk/infectious-illnesses-children