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Alive N Kicking is a FREE 12 week family lifestyle programme for children aged 5-17 years who are above a healthy weight. The sessions run for 1.5 hours each week and consist of nutritional parent workshops and fun physical activity for the children. Sessions run after…
People with a learning disability are entitled to an annual health check with their GP. Aims of the annual health check: It checks key health indicators of young people and adults aged 14 and over with moderate to severe learning disability. Strengthens the relationship between…
Our Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop is designed to support expectant parents in their preparations for, understanding of and expectations of breastfeeding their baby. The workshop covers: benefits of breastfeeding; the first hour; anatomy and physiology; hunger cues; positioning and attachment; the first 10 days; expressing milk; and challenges.
The Apple Tree Centre provides Play Therapy, Counselling, Art Therapy, Dramatherapy & Family Therapy to children and young people up to the age of 25, as well as therapeutic parenting courses. We offer opportunities for Continuing Professional Development, including training, supervision, and consultation for professionals working in supportive roles with children and young people.
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First Start Family Centre
0114 203 9307
Ben's Centre provides support services to vulnerable adults who suffer from the results of substance misuse, street culture and past trauma relating to these issues.
0114 279 9961
We offer a choice of Birth and Parenting courses for pregnant women and their partners/birth supporters. All our sessions are informal and include topics such as: your developing baby preparing for labour and birth feeding and caring for your baby how life might change for…
Infant Feeding Support Workers work closely with Midwives and Health Visitors and are available to offer information and support families during the antenatal and postnatal period around feeding, caring for and bonding with your baby.
Valley Park Family Centre
0114 241 6968
Sheffield Community Equipment Service. In partnership with the Sheffield City Council and CCG, the British Red Cross Sheffield CES provide the loan of Aids for Daily Living throughout the Sheffield community. Loans are prescribed by a medical clinician to allow clients to rehabilitate in their…
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. The British Red Cross is part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network which refuses to ignore people in crisis.
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The British Tinnitus Association is an independent charity supporting thousands of people who experience tinnitus, educating their families, the wider public and advising medical professionals from across the world. We aim to encourage Tinnitus prevention through our educational programme and to seek effective treatment for…
The Building Bonds Project is designed to help families and their children to be close, especially in times of need or trouble. We fit, lend and donate slings and carriers to families in financial hardship, those with difficult social circumstances, with mental health needs, to children with special needs or enduring prolonged stays in hospital or with life limiting illnesses.
Cavendish Cancer Care offers a specialist service to children and young people up to the age of 18 whose lives have been affected by cancer. This includes those who have had cancer themselves as well as those who have been affected by a diagnosis of cancer within their family or friends. This service is free.
We support any child or young person up to the age of 25 who has been bereaved of someone special, we also support parents/carers who are bereaved of a baby or child at any age. We offer face-to-face support for individuals, couples or families. We also offer a group for younger children (4-11) and their families and a group for young people aged between 12 & 25 where they can meet other young people who have also been bereaved.
The Child Death Helpline is a unique freephone listening service provided by bereaved parents for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age and in any circumstances. The Helpline is committed to offering a caring, confidential, non-judgemental, safe service based on the highest professional standards. However recently or long ago the death, whenever the caller needs someone to listen, the Child Death Helpline is there, every day of the year.
Community Paediatricians provide out-patient Paediatric Services in community settings for children aged 0-16 years, working closely with Multi-agency Support Teams, Children’s Social Care, Schools & Nurseries, Local Education Authority, providers of Primary Care, Hospital Paediatric Services, CAMHS and Neuro-disability Services. For further information families can…