Children and young people

Advice on keeping your family healthy and happy and giving them the best start in life.

A family laughing togetherChange4Life

Change4Life is here to help your family be healthier and happier by eating well and moving more. Change4Life aims to ensure parents have the essential support and tools they need to make healthier choices for their families. (Opens in a new window)

Start 4 Life

Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood. (Opens in a new window)

Baby Buddy App

A free, award winning interactive pregnancy and parenting guide. (Opens in a new window)

Children’s Centre Service

Nottinghamshire’s Children’s Centre Service provides a range of services for parents to be and families with children under five years old. (Opens in a new window)

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters have a special section on mental health and children. (Opens in a new window)

Broxtowe Children's Centres (Formerly SureStart)

One to One family support and  parents health and wellbeing group. Referrals and enquires can be sent to Or you can contact the Chilwell centre on 0115 977 3743 or the Eastwood centre on 0115 977 3742.

Broxtowe Women's Project

Broxtowe Women's project offers a range of services for women and children affected by Domestic Abuse. The project aims to increase awareness of Domestic Abuse alongside offering outreach support to women and their families experiencing Domestic Abuse within Broxtowe Borough. Children and young people can also access outreach support and creative arts therapies. (Opens in a New Window)

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

Advice, support and signposting homeless young people (16-25) or those threatened with homelessness.

You can contact them by calling 0115 938 6760 or email them at

Broxtowe Active Schools

The Broxtowe Active Schools Network operates across forty schools and the wider community in Broxtowe. Working with young people to enhance health and wellbeing.

You can contact them by calling 07476 762 732 or email

Carers Federation - Young Carers Transitions Project

Providing a safe and confidential space to discuss concerns and worries that young carers identify as important to them and setting realistic and achievable goals as well as the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

For more information call 0115 962 9335 or email

Change, Grow, Live

One to one support for young people with substance issues as well as targeted group work, drop-in and professional training.

You can call them on 01623 703373 or email

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAHMS)

Provides support for children and young people who may be experiencing severe or complex mental health problems and neuro-developmental disorders.

You can contact the team on 0115 8542 299 or email

Disability Support Team

Youth clubs for young disabled people aged 13-24 years of age. For more information contact Carol Greaves on 0794 927 0038 or

Early Help Unit ( Nottinghamshire County Council)

Services offered by Targeted Support or Early Years and Early Intervention service and information and advice for children, young people, families and professionals on early help services. 

Call them on 01623 433 500 or email

Health Watch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Encouraging young people to share their experiences of using health and social care services and enabling young people to have their voice heard so that services can be improved.

To find out more call 0115 9565 313 or email

Juno Women's Aid

A free confidential and independent charity working with women and their children who have been affected by Domestic Abuse.

You can email them at, call the referral line on 0115 947 6490, call the office on 0115 947 5257 or call their 24 hours freephone helpline on 0808 800 0340.

Nottinghamshire County Council - The Family Service

The family service is part of Nottinghamshire County Council and is made up of professionals from the Council, health and other agencies. The purpose is to help families with children under 18 years of age who are having difficulties to make positive progress.

You can call them on 01623 433 500 or email

Notts Help Yourself

For lots of information about childcare, childcare funding, along with useful tips about parenting, child development, fun activities to try at home and out and about and lots more, visit the virtual family hub on the Notts Help Yourself website (Opens in a New Window).

Small Steps Nottinghamshire (NHS)

Part of the Healthy Families programme they provide support to families of children with concerning behaviour, for example ADHD and ASD.

You can call them on 01623 627 152 or 07966 528 940.

Breakaway and Breakaway Futures

Breakaway is a participatory arts project for young people with learning disabilities aged 14-25.

Breakaway Futures is an employability course for anyone aged 16 plus and is unemployed.

If you are interested in any of the programmes contact Siobhan on 0740 024 2017.