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Useful supportive organisations

 

Norfolk Family Information -

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/children-and-families/childcare-and-early-learning/family-information-service

 

Norfolk Directory -

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/norfolk-directory

 

Norfolk Children’s Centres -

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/childrenscentres

 

Count on Norfolk-

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/raisinglearners

 

Counselling:

 

Sue Lambert Trust -

Counselling service for men and women survivors of sexual abuse, past and present.

http://www.suelamberttrust.org

 

Relate -

Offer counselling – a positive approach to relationship problems and therapy for couples, individuals, families and young people.

www.relate.org.uk

 

Pregnancy Choices -

Charitable organisation offering Confidential and practical support to anyone facing an unplanned or difficult pregnancy.

www.pregnancychoicesforme.org

 

Bereavement Support:

 

Cruise Bereavement Care -

Bereavement counselling, help and practical support to anyone who has been affected by a death.

www.norwichcruse.org.uk

 

Nelsons Journey -

Nelson’s Journey offers a range of services to support bereaved children and young people living in Norfolk.

www.nelsonsjourney.org.uk

 

NHS Choices -

Provides specialist consultation and assessment on all aspects of child bereavement to families and professionals.

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bereavement/pages/bereavement.aspx

 

Disabilities and support for families with special educational needs:

 

SEND Local Offer - Norfolk -

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) Local Offer

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/children-and-families/send-local-offer

 

Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People -

We campaign for equal access and real independence for all disabled people.

www.ncodp.org.uk

 

Contact a Family -

Providing support, information and advice to parents of disabled children across Norfolk.

www.cafamily.org.uk

 

Children’s Speech and Language Therapy

The Speech and Language Team can be contacted if there are concerns regarding the speech and language development of a child.

TEL: 01493 809977

 

Portage

A home visiting service for families with children who have additional needs who do not attend more than four sessions in an early years setting.

Norfolk Portage service, County Hall, Norwich
Tel: 0344 8008020
Email: portage.service@norfolk.gov.uk

 

Key Worker Service

A service for families with children with complex additional needs

Norfolk Key worker Service, Childrens Services, 40 Upton Road, Norwich, NR4 7PA
Tel: 01603 508968

 

Starfish

Support for families with children who have learning difficulties up to age 18.

Tel: 01553 762742

Mental Health Services:

 

MIND -

A registered charity which is dedicated to supporting people with mental ill health.

www.norwichmind.org.uk

 

CAMHS (Community and Mental Health Services) -

We help children and young people with difficulties such as feeling low in mood or feeling very worried.

www.youngminds.org.uk

 

Samaritans -

Samaritans are available to anyone who needs them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a yr.

www.samaritans.org.uk

 

Point 1 -

Support for Children who have emerging anxiety and low mood.

help@point-1.org.uk

 

Wellbeing Service -

Mental Health Support in the Community

0300 123 1503

 

Health Visitors -

Children & Young People's Health Service Norfolk.

0300 300 0123

 

The National Autistic Society -

A free phone service for advice and support for people with ASD and their families / carers.

0808 800 4104

 

Domestic Abuse Service:

Leeway -

Provides specialist support and advice to adults and children who have experienced or who are still experiencing Domestic Abuse.

www.leewaysupport.org/

 

Childcare:

 

Emneth Nursery School & Children’s Centre

Hollycroft Road, Emneth, Wisbech PE14 8AY

Tel: 01945 582401 opt 1

www.emneth-nur.norfolk.sch.uk

 

Beaupre Under 5 Centre

Church Drove, Outwell, Wisbech PE14 8RH

Tel: 01945 774152

 

Tanya Bunting – Childminder

Emneth

Tel: 01945 580050

 

Zowie Lisa Bishop-Saunders – Childminder

Outwell

Tel: 01945 772488

 

Susan Jane Copeman – Childminder

Upwell

Tel: 01945 772847

 

Emma Pearce – Childminder

Upwell

Tel: 01945 772030

 

Emmeth Academy

Hollycroft Road, Emneth, Wisbech PE14 8AY

Tel: 01945 583885

www.emnethacademy.co.uk

 

Marshland St James Primary and Nursery School

School Road, Marshland St James, Wisbech, PE14 8EY

Tel: 01945 430378

 

Upwell Primary School

61 School Road, Upwell, Norfolk, PE14 9EW

Tel: 01945 773220

www.upwellacademy.co.uk

 

Beaupre Community Primary School

Church Drove, Outwell, Wisbech PE14 8RH

Tel: 01945 772439

www.beaupreprimary.co.uk

 

Useful Services:

 

 

 

Norfolk Homestay

Norfolk HomeStay provides tailored housing-related support to people in the community.

Tel: 0845 155 0390

hwww.homegroup.org.uk/Care-and-Support/Our-Care-Services/Norfolk-Homestay

 

Homestart Kings Lynn

Home-Start is one of the leading family support charities in the UK.

Tel: 01553 762706

www.home-start.org.uk/home-start-kings-lynn-west-norfolk

 

Citizen’s Advice Wisbech

9 Church Mews, Wisbech, PE13 1HL

Tel: 0344 245 1292

 

Citizen’s Advice Norfolk

Hanse House South Quay Kings Lynn PE30 5GN

Tel: 0344 411 14 44

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/norfolk/contact-us/

 

Children’s Services

 

MASH – Norfolk Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

The Multi agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) brings key professional together to facilitate early, better quality information sharing, analysis and decision-making, to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults more effectively.

Tel: 0344 800 8020

www.norfolk.gov.uk/mash

 

Early Help Norfolk

Early help is about working with children, young people and their families to offer the right support at an early stage before a small need becomes a bigger one.

West Norfolk and King’s Lynn – 01553 669276

www.norfolk.gov.uk/children-and-families/early-help

 

Job Centre Plus

For all enquiries regarding returning to work or benefit enquiries.

Albion House, Horse Fair, Wisbech PE13 1AN

Tel: 0345 604 3719

 

Lone Parent Support - Gingerbread

Advice practical support for single parents.

Helpline: 0808 802 0925

www.gingerbread.org.uk

 

National Debt Line

  1. free government supported advice line for problems with finances and debt.

Tel: 0808 084000

 

Food Bank Wisbech

Wisbech Baptist Church, Hill Street, Wisbech, PE13 1BA

 

Turn 2 Us

Helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, grants and support services

www.turn2us.org.uk

 

TAMBA – Twins and Multiple Births Support

 

Family lives

Family Support confidential helpline.

Tel: 0808 800 2222

www.familylives.org.uk

 

Grandparents Plus

National charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives.

Tel: 0208 981 8001

www.grandparentsplus.org.uk

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