Welcome to the new Family Connect website

Family Connect is a free, confidential service providing, impartial advice, information, guidance and support on a full range of children's services available across the borough including childcare, activities, school admissions and finance.

Family Connect aims to ensure that families are getting the right help at the right time.

Stress and anxiety (parent)

About anxiety

Stress, anxiety and depression

If you are suffering with anxiety, stress or depression, please visit the NHS Choices website for information about common problems, what you can do, real life stories:

Self help and treatments

Audio guides

Controlling anxiety

Sleep problems

Panic attacks

Unhelpful thinking

Tips and advice to boost mental health

Parenting support and advice

The parenting support section provides advice, support, tips and all aspects of parenting:

Get in touch

Getting the right help at the right time - contact Family Connect now!

Online enquiry form

Family Lives

  • Telephone: 0808 8002222

Health Visitors 0 - 5 years - helping parents with their under 5's

  • Telephone: 01952 580375
  • Text: 07964 134107


  • Telephone: 0300 1233393

School Nursing Service

  • Telephone: 01952 621340


Low mood and depression

Low confidence/assertiveness

Practical problem solving