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Bereavement Groups

Brighton & Hove Sands befriending service for bereaved parents ~ 07799 031645
http://www.brighton-eastbourne-worthing-sands.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care, Community Base, 113 Queen's Rd, Brighton BN1 3XG ~ 01273 234007

Dinkie Dannies, stillborn baby 3D hand & feet casts, from 20wks+ ~ 07594 665476

Child & Family Health

Al-Anon Family Group, for friends & family of alcoholics, local Brighton & Hove groups ~ 020 7403 0888 (confidential helpline)
http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/

Back 2 Balance, family chiropractor, paediatric & pregnancy specialist ~ 01273 206868

beat, Eating Disorders Association helpline ~ 0345 634 7650 (youthline)/0345 634 1414

Children with Cancer Fund, granting wishes to families whose children have cancer ~ 01323 488561
http://www.childrenwithcancerfund.org.uk/

Emma Olliff, nutritional therapy for all the family ~ 07833 348623

Healthwatch Brighton & Hove, information about health & social care ~ 01273 234041

Healthy Child Clinic & drop-in group with toy library, Moulsecoomb Children's Centre, Tue 9-10.30am ~ 01273 294040

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Boomerang Nursery, Saltdean, Tue 1.45-2.45pm ~ 01273 290301

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, City View Children's Centre, Thu 9.30-11am ~ 01273 294040

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Conway Court Children's Centre, Thu 1.30-3pm ~ 01273 296356

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Cornerstone Community Centre, Wed 1.30-3pm ~ 01273 294100

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Hollingdean Children's Centre, 2nd & 4th Mon 9.30-11am ~ 01273 295623

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, North Portslade Children's Centre, Wed 1-2.15pm ~ 01273 294062

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Roundabout Children's Centre, Whitehawk, Fri 9.30-10.45am ~ 01273 290301

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, Tarner Children's Centre, Fri 1.30-3pm ~ 01273 296700

Healthy Child Clinic drop-in, West Hove Children's Centre Tue 9.30-10.30am ~ 01273 266000

Healthy Child Clinic, Deans Children's Centre, Mon 11.30am-12.30pm ~ 01273 290301

Healthy Child Clinic, Hangleton Park Children's Centre, Wed 9.30-11.15am ~ 01273 295272

Healthy Child Clinic, Hollingbury & Patcham Children's Centre, Thu 9.30-11am ~ 01273?293311

Healthy Child drop-in, South Portslade Children's Centre, Fri 9.30-10.30am ~ 01273 294062

NHS Choices, non emergency medical advice ~ 111

ru-ok? Young Person's Substance Misuse Service in Brighton & Hove, drugs, alcohol, legal highs etc ~ 01273 293966

Children with Disabilities

Childcare Inclusion Fund-funding to help children who need extra support to attend childcare ~ 01273 293670

Contact a Family, advice for families with a disabled child ~ 0808 808 3555

Family Welfare

Allsorts Youth Project for LGBT & unsure young people, 13-25yrs, TAG group for U16yrs ~ 01273 721211
http://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk

Brighton Oasis Project for women substance misusers, drink & drugs, & their children ~ 01273 696970

Brighton Resource Centre, 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton BN2 0GY, support services for community groups ~ 01273 606160

Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project, Tilbury Place, advice centre, courses, creche, lunches ~ 01273 671213

Brighton Women's Centre, supporting women ~ 01273 698036
http://www.womenscentre.org.uk

Childline, freephone, confidential counselling charity for young people up to 19. Email or talk 1-1 ~ 0800 1111

Citizens Advice Bureau, Hove Town Hall, Tisbury Rd, BN3 3BQ plus outreach venues ~ 01273 223951
http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/brighton-hove/

Community Base, 113 Queen's Road BN1 3XG, to find out more about community services ~ 01273 234000
http://http://www.communitybase.org/

Early Help, brings together professionals to work with the whole family to try & make things better ~ 01273 292632

Family Support Service for families attending the City Partnership for Education schools ~ 01273 291478

Katie Leatham Counselling, specialist in post natal depression & parenting ~ 07906 071374

MIND Brighton & Hove, support for those with mental health issues ~ 01273 666950

Money Advice Plus, supporting those experiencing difficulty managing their money/financial affairs ~ 0800 988 7037
http://http://www.moneyadviceplus.org.uk/index.php

National Domestic Violence Helpline, partnership between Refuge & Women's Aid ~ 0808 2000247 (24 hours)

NYAS, for young people with disabilities or in need ~ 0808 8081001 (9am-7pm helpline)

PATCHED offers support for families, friends & carers of substance users ~ 01273 731900/574100

Rainbow Families, informal social group supporting LGBTQ parents in Brighton & Hove ~ info@rainbowfamilies.org.uk

Relate Brighton, 58 Preston Rd BN1 6GG ~ 01273 697997

RISE, helps people affected by domestic abuse with practical solutions ~ 01273 622822/0300 323 9985
http://www.riseuk.org.uk

Safety Net, works to improve safety & well-being for children, young people & families ~ 01273 411613
http://www.safety-net.org.uk

St Luke's Advice Service, Exeter St, welfare, debt, housing, relationships etc assistance ~ 01273 549203
http://www.stlukesadviceservice.org.uk

Survivors' Network, helpline & counselling for women survivors of sexual violence & abuse ~ 01273 203380

The Samaritans, Dubarry House, Newtown Rd Hove; confidential crisis support 24hr helpline 116 123 ~ 01273 772277

Victim Support, independent charity supporting people affected by crime or traumatic events ~ 0808 1689111

First Aid Training

Birth, Baby & You, first aid workshops ~ 07766 526009

Community First Aid, life support & first aid training including paediatric training ~ 07889 379964

Harmony at Home ~ 01444 212599 (see advert)
http://www.harmonyathome.co.uk

Red Cross First Aid Training, Unit 1A St Joseph's Business Park, St. Joseph's Close, Hove BN3 ~ 0844 412 2808

St John Ambulance, Crowhurst Rd, Hollingbury, paediatric first aid training courses ~ 01273 371500

To Baby and Beyond - baby & child first aid courses at home or in Hove ~ 01273 702496

Fostering & Adoption

Adoption & fostering with Brighton & Hove Council ~ 01273 295444

Barnardo's Fostering ~ 0800 0277280
http://http://www.barnardos.org.uk/fosteringandadoption/fostering/enquire-about-fostering.htmInterested%20in%20fostering?_Contact_us_today

ESCC County Adoption Team, dedicated recruitment and advice team ~ 0300 330 9470

Local Fostering, looking for foster carers for children in Sussex ~ 0800 022 4910

Thinking about fostering a child? The Foster Care Agency - come to our open day, see website ~ 07795 448060

International Family Groups

Arco Iris Bilingual Spanish Speaking Family Group (up to 7yrs), Phoenix Centre, fortnightly ~ 07747 117350

Bilingual Primary School, The Droveway, Hove BN3 7QA ~ 01273 916212

Deutsche Samstagschule, German Saturday School ~ dssbrightonhove@gmail.com

Do you speak French? Join Les Franglophones, community group for French speaking families ~ lesfranglophones.co.uk (see advert)
http://www.lesfranglophones.co.uk

English Class run by the Friends Centre, Hollingdean Children's Centre, Fri 9.30-11.30am ~ 01273 810210

Hinatabokko Japanese Club for Japanese speaking children, Fri 4.15-5.15pm, Hangleton CC ~ hinatabokko.brighton@gmail.com

Kimbap Club, for families with a Korean heritage ~ 07516 623630

Mosaic, Hollingdean Children's Centre for black & mixed parentage families, Tue 9.30-11.30am ~ 01273 295623

SRCC Kalinka, Russian speaking language classes & cultural events ~ www.kalinka.org.uk

One Parent Families

Fun in Action, befriending volunteer service for children from disadvantaged lone parent familes ~ 01273 559794

Gingerbread, advice & practical support for single parents. Join via website to get BN group details ~ 0800 018 4318

SPIN (Single Parent Information Network), information sharing network including meetups etc ~ 07948 971559
http://http://groupspaces.com/SPINBRIGHTON/

Parenting Courses & Support

Baby Nutrition & Weaning Workshops, various venues in Brighton & Hove ~ 07950 324034

Brighton & Hove Maternity Services Liaison Committee ~ Text BABY and query to 60777

Meeting Mums Group, St. Michael's Church Hall, St. Michaels Place, BN1 3FU, Wed 10.30am-noon, GBP5 ~ 07847 734844

Mothers Uncovered: A creative support network for mothers, 5 week courses, some free ~ 01273 235336

Parents as Guides at The Montessori Place, Hove, Thu pm, Fri am, ~ 01273 773764

Singing Mamas Choir, Westdene Mon am; Hove Fri am, for women with & without children ~ 07786 707332

Triple P Parenting Courses ~ 01273 294471
http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/children-and-education/childcare-and-family-support/parenting-team

UMEmamas, support/counselling/yoga for new mums, Mon 10-11.30am, Phoenix Community Centre ~ 07809 075602

UMEmamas, support/counselling/yoga for new mums, Wed 10-11.30am, Pelican on Portland ~ 07809 075602

Social Services

Children's Services, Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) ~ 01273 295920

Twins & Multiple Births

Multiple Birth Group, Hangleton Park Children's Centre, Mon 9.30-11.30am (parent led) ~ 01273 295272

Salvation Army Twins (Multiple Births) Club, Park Crescent Terrace, Fri 9.45am ~ 01273 607095

Young Parents

Bump & Me, Tarner Children's Centre, teenage antenatal classes, Mon 12.30-2.30pm ~ 01273 296700

Care to Learn Scheme, govt scheme for parents under 20yrs to help with childcare costs during study ~ 0800 1218989

Cool Kids, Roundabout Children's Centre, under 24yrs with pre-school children Thu 1-2.30pm ~ 01273 290300

Teenage Pregnancy Liaison Midwifery Service ~ 07876 357443
http://www.mypregnancymatters.org.uk