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.

Young people in shape

Keep active and eat well

National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP)


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As part of the National Child Measurement Programme, children are weighed and measured at school. The information is used by the NHS to plan and provide better health services for children.


Some advice from Change4Life:

Healthier lifestyle questions

Find a leisure centre

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We have lots of sessions available at our leisure centres in Telford and Wrekin, click on the links below to view more information about each centre:

Be food smart

Get the Food Smart app now for android or iOS.



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Change4Life provide some simple, tasty and healthy tips for feeding little ones as well as hassle-free packed lunches.


View the Change4Life recipes.

Eating disorders

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

Beat eating disorders

  • Telephone: 0845 6341414

British Heart Foundation

  • Telephone: 0300 3303311

British Nutrition Foundation

  • Telephone: 020 75577930

NHS Change4life

  • Telephone: 0300 1234567

Food Standards Agency

  • Telephone: 020 72768829

Health Families team - supporting families to more healthy


Having a healthy lifestyle

Finding the sport for you