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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

New restrictions have been announced to stop the spread of COVID-19

We are working through what the latest announcements about a national lockdown means for our services and we’ll update our website when we can. In the meantime please check back for updates, and find out more about the new restrictions at gov.uk/coronavirus

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Children and family wellbeing centres

Children and family wellbeing centres are local centres that offer help and support to all families with babies and children from pregnancy until they go to school. Midwives, Health Visitors and other staff are often on hand in the centres to provide help and guidance to support you and your child’s development.

Coronavirus update

These centres are now closed until further notice.

Some examples of the services our centres provide are:

  • baby clinics
  • play sessions
  • parenting support, including breast feeding, weaning and nutrition and behaviour management
  • baby massage
  • immunisation and vaccinations
  • drop-in sessions

Some extra services are targeted and restricted to families who need additional support.

We:

  • support parents before and after birth to help them feel prepared and ready to cope with being a new parent
  • give help and advice for parents and their babies including breastfeeding support, baby massage and support to access their free childcare
  • help support children’s speech, language and communication give support to families experiencing  anxiety or depression during pregnancy and their child’s first year
  • help to develop parent’s skills and experiences to build confidence in learning new things and preparing for work
  • give support to families affected by Domestic Abuse
  • give support for young parents

Find out more about our 2 year Pathway - watch our short video:

Pathway - small steps to a better future

(Watch the full 30 minute film: The Pathway - small steps to a better future)

If you, or someone you know, would like to request further support from one of our Children and family wellbeing  centres, please contact us using the details below or complete our:

Request for Services form

Please have the necessary information ready. You have 60 minutes to complete the form.

Hinckley & Bosworth District 

Telephone: 0116 305 5601
Email: H&BCFWS@leics.gov.uk

Charnwood Borough

Telephone: 0116 305 5239
Email: charnwoodcc@leics.gov.uk

North West Leicestershire District 

Telephone: 0116 305 5993
Email: NWLCFWS@leics.gov.uk

Blaby, Oadby & Wigston Districts

Telephone: 0116 305 5282
Email: BOWCFWS@leics.gov.uk

Melton Borough

Telephone: 01664 502 402
Email: meltoncc@leics.gov.uk

Harborough District

Telephone: 0116 305 5320
Email: harboroughcc@leics.gov.uk

Search for activities

Our Information and Support Directory (formerly known as the FID) gives details of activities and groups where you live:

Activities and groups listed in the Information and Support Directory

Smoking and pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and want to stop smoking, Quit Ready's specialist pregnancy advisors can help.

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