Useful Contacts

Please find links below to agencies that you may find useful. Please click each title to be taken to the corresponding website.

Barnados- Creating safer childhoods, stronger families & positive futures.

Newcastle Support Directory– Newcastle Family Information Service.

Children NE– Working to improve the lives of children and their families.

Relative Experience - Help and support for other family members bringing up children.

Young Minds- Help and confidential advice website/helpline for anyone worried or needing support with a child or young person under 25.

Action for Children - Supporting families by providing expert advice, support and parenting programmes.

Skills for People- Independent support for families during the ECHP process.

Mental Health Matters - Free mental health support Northumberland

Vita Health Group - Free mental health support Newcastle

Mumsnet - Great for sharing problems or talking to other parents.

Family Lives - Covering a range of issues with help and support

There is also an App available called ‘Self Help’ which has lots of useful information about 23 Mental Health issues. Covering common mental health issues from anxiety, depression and panic to anger, domestic violence and sleeping problems. The guides contain useful tips and hints as well as self-help techniques.

Cooking with your child

NHS Change 4 life- Easy recipe and meal ideas for the family. You can also find out your child's BMI and get ideas for healthier choices.

Cbeebies Cooking - A great CBBC programme offering ideas of what to cook with children and how to get them involved. It also includes recipes.

Tesco Cooking with Kids - Includes meal plans, packed lunch ideas and snacks to make with children.