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Bereavement Groups

Brighton & Hove Sands befriending service for bereaved parents ~ 07956 776646 Cruse Bereavement Care, Community Base, 113 Queen's Rd, Brighton BN1 3XG ~ 01273 234007
Carers Support

Crossroads Care East Sussex, Brighton & Hove office, Community Base, Queens Rd BN1 3XG ~ 01273 234021
Child & Family Health

Brighter Outlook, free physical activity for people with cancer, 18yrs+ ~ 01273 668591

Al-Anon Family Group, for friends & family of alcoholics, local Brighton & Hove groups ~ 0800 0086 811

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

beat, Eating Disorders Association helpline ~ 0808 801 0711 (youthline)

Beezee Bodies, helping families live healthier lives, free, fun family programmes across the city ~ 01273 041397

Children with Cancer Fund, granting wishes to families whose children have cancer ~ 01323 48856

Healthwatch Brighton & Hove, information about health & social care ~ 01273 234040

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

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

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

Healthy Child Clinic, Deans Children's Centre, Wed 9.15am-10.30am ~ 01273 666481

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?295623

Healthy Child Clinic, Hollingdean Children's Centre, Mon 9.30-11am ~ 01273 295623

Healthy Child Clinic, North Portslade Children's Centre, Wed 1-2.45pm ~ 01273 294062

Healthy Child Clinic, Roundabout Children's Centre, Whitehawk, Fri 9.30-10.45am ~ 01273 290300

Healthy Child Clinic, Tarner Children's Centre, Fri 10-11.30am ~ 01273 296700

Healthy Child Clinic, West Hove Children's Centre Tue 9.30-10.30am ~ 01273 296356

NHS Choices, non emergency medical advice ~ 11

ru-ok? Young person's substance misuse service: drugs, alcohol, legal highs etc ~ 01273 293966

The Sussex Baby Lab, looking for babies to help them with their research ~ 01273 873300

Tree of Life, Portland Rd, Hove, pre/post natal acupuncture, massage, nutrition, caesarian recovery ~ 01273 220159

Children with Disabilities & Additional Needs

Amaze Coffee Mornings for parents & carers, Moulsecoomb, Hangleton, Whitehawk ~ 01273 234862

Amaze, support & advice for parents of children with special needs & disabilities, 0-25yrs ~ 01273 772289 (9.30am-2.30pm)

Autism Sussex: support services ~ 01892 822 168

Barnardo's Brighton & Hove Link Plus, family based overnight/day care for children with disabilities ~ 01273 295179

Belltree Music Therapy CIC, Flat 3, 34 York Avenue, Hove, BN3 1PH Music Therapy 0-100yrs ~ 01273 776454

Childcare Inclusion Fund: funding to help children who need extra support to attend childcare ~ 01273 293523

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

Dads Like Us, Stoneham pub function room, Hove, last Thu 7.30-9.30pm, informal social group ~ 01273 772289

Early Birds, for parents of premature babies, 2nd/4th Wed, West Hove Children's Centre, 10am-noon ~ 07832 350332

Hangleton & Knoll Parent/Carer Group, for parents with a child with a disability/additional needs ~ 01273 410858

Parent Carers Council, forum for parent carers of children with any condition ~ 01273 234862

PRESENS: Pre-school special educational needs service ~ 01273 294944 (termtime only)

Seaside View Child Dev Centre, Brighton General, for children with disabilities & their families ~ 01273 265780

Signed Storytime, Jubilee Library, last Fri 10.15am, delivered by Sensory Needs Service ~ 01273 296981

Special Educational Needs Team, 0-25yrs ~ 01273 293552

Sweet Peas, Tarner Children's Centre, Fri 12.15-3pm, pre-school children & carers, year round ~ 07875 377961

T21 under 5's, Hollingdean Children's Centre, 1st Tue 12-2pm, children with Downs Syndrome & their families ~ 07810 567626

Triangle, 7 Hunns Mere Way, Brighton, intensive support for children with complex needs ~ 01273 305888

Whoopsadaisy, Pavilion, Preston Park, conductive education for children with cerebral palsy ~ 01273 554178
Family Welfare

Allsorts Youth Project for LGBT & unsure young people, 5-25yrs, specific teen & primary age groups ~ 01273 721211

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

Brighton Resource Centre, 6 Tilbury Place 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

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 ~ 0300 3309033

Community Base, 113 Queen's Road BN1 3XG, to find out more about community services ~ 01273 234000

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

Front Door for Families, central BHCC service combining all family support agencies in the city ~ 01273 290400

Hypnotherapist, counsellor working with children, young adults and adults ~ 07887 492451

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 ~ 01273 664 000

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

Pavilions provides adult Drug & Alcohol Services including Friends & Carer's Service (FACT) ~ 01273 680714

Rainbow Families, informal social group supporting LGBTQ parents in Brighton & Hove ~ [email protected]

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

RISE, helps people affected by domestic abuse with practical solutions ~ 01273 622 828

Safety Net, works to improve safety & well-being for children, young people & families ~ 01273 411613

St Luke's Advice Service, Exeter St, welfare, debt, housing, relationships etc assistance ~ 01273 549203

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

The Mindful Me Club; workshops for children to help deal with difficult emotions ~ 07341 565445

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 1689274/0808 1689111
First Aid Training

Baby and Child First Aid Courses at set venues or in your own home ~ 07946 391117

Birth, Baby & You, parent first aid workshops; First Aid ABC, training for childcare professionals ~ 07766 526009

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

Daisy First Aid, baby & child first aid classes, at your home or Snug Cafe, Stoneham Park ~ 07766 524595

Red Cross First Aid Training, Unit 1A St Joseph's Business Park, Hove BN3 ~ 0344 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

International Family Groups

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

Brighton Japan Club ~ find online

Deutsche Samstagschule, German Saturday School ~ [email protected]

Do you speak French? Join Les Franglophones, community group for French speaking families ~ lesfranglophones.co.uk

Japanese Playgroup, Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove, Friday 4.15-5.35pm ~ mailto:[email protected]

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

SRC Kalinka, Russian speaking language classes & cultural events ~ [email protected]

One Parent Families

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

SPIN (Single Parent Information Network), information sharing network including meetups etc ~ [email protected]
http://http://groupspaces.com/SPINBRIGHTON/

Sussex Gingerbread group, Monday meet-up, Tarner Children's Centre, 10-11.30am ~ 01273 296700

Parenting Courses & Support

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

BabyNatal, Calm and Confident Parenting, across the UK ~ 01780 479183

Brighton & Hove Maternity Voices Partnership ~ 07763 182049

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

Parents as Guides at The Montessori Place, Hove ~ 01273 773764

Toddlerology, troubleshooting & help with toddlers & older children ~ 07810 892635

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

UMEmamas, peer-to-peer group for mums with 0-4yrs, Thu 12.15-1.30pm, Tree of Life, Portland Rd ~ 07809 075602

UMEmamas, peer-to-peer group with yoga & mindfulness for mums, Mon 10-11.30am, Phoenix Centre ~ 07809 075602

Twins & Multiple Births

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

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

Young Parents

Best Baby, Tarner Children's Centre, parents U20yrs with babies from birth-crawling, Mon 12.30-2pm ~ 01273 296700

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
http://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn/overview

Cool Kids, Roundabout Children's Centre, under 24yrs with pre-school children, Thu noon-1.30pm ~ 01273 290300

Teenage Pregnancy Liaison Midwifery Service ~ 07876 357443
http://https://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/maternity/our-services/specialist-support/teenagers/