Support for Parents

Having a child isn’t always easy – 1 in 10 mums get the “baby blues” and dads struggle too.  Our family support team can offer practical advice and support to help you and your family. Our services include home visits and support for young parents. Don’t forget you can drop into our children centre at Whipton or call us to find out how you can get help with more serious problems.

Family Support Services

We recognise that bringing up children can be both enjoyable and demanding. There are times when it can be tiring and stressful and family life can have a lot of ups and downs, feeling happy and in control and then sad and not in control. There may be times when you feel that you need a bit of extra support from a family worker.

The Beacon Heath, Heavitree & Polsloe and Whipton Children’s Centres offer a family support service through their family project workers team. The family workers offer a home visiting service to families who would like some extra support and information for families that have at least one child under the age of 5 years.

Areas where we can help:
Click on the boxes below to go to the relevant sections

Referal Form

You can self refer for this service by filling out our referral form, or you may be referred by your Health Visitor, midwife, or other professional.

Download our referral form using the link below

Please complete the form and sign it and then send it to:

The Family Support Worker Team
Whipton Chidlren’s Centre
Hill Lane


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