Find information on important health topics for your family:
Click on the buttons below to visit the right page on the Family Information Service.
Family Hubs are designed to offer early support to families and young children, building upon the existing Early Help offer, and acting as a ‘one stop shop’ for advice and guidance.
Newham's Children's Centres offer a range of services to help give your child the best start in life. You can register for free if you are a Newham resident with a child under 5 (including if you're pregnant).
FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN NEWHAM
There's lots going on in Newham for children, young people and families to be a part of.
Support for Parents
There are lots of support services in Newham where parents and carers can get support.
How babies and children are fed affects their life long health and well-being. Newham Baby Feeding is here to support you and provide reliable information
Call, text or WhatsApp Newham Baby Feeding Helpline: 07534249611 or visit their website below.
Find out how to access important maternity services.
This web page is dedicated to providing you with simple and practical information on how to care for you and your child's precious smile.
Healthy Mind for under 18s
We all go through times when we feel worried, confused or down. Mental health problems are when difficulties get in the way of how we think and feel. This can mean we find it hard to cope with family life, relationships, school, work or the wider world.
Since vaccines were introduced in the UK, diseases like smallpox, polio and tetanus that used to kill or disable millions of people are either gone or seen very rarely. However, if people stop having vaccines, it's possible for infectious diseases to quickly spread again. Find out what vaccinations your child is eligible for.
There are over 2000 eligible families in Newham who are missing out on payments to buy vegetables, fruit, legume/lentils/beans and milk. Apply to the scheme now.
Healthy Weight for Families
Find out what support is available if you are looking to change the way you eat or lose weight as a family.
SUPPORT, EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR LGBTQIA+ YOUNG PEOPLE
If you are 9-25 years old and part of the LGBTQIA+ community or questioning, there's loads to get involved in.
Worried about a child?
Find out how to contact us if you think they may be a victim of neglect, abuse or cruelty.
Drugs and Alcohol
Taking drugs and drinking alcohol can be dangerous.
These pages will help give you the information you need to stay safe and will tell you where you can go to get help if you need it.
It is illegal for young people under 18 to be vaping. Find out more about how to talk to young people about vaping.
Keeping our young people safe
If you are worried about a young person being at risk of violence or if you are a young person worried about your safety, we are here to help.
Children in Care and Care Leavers
Find out what to expect when a child is in care and what support is available.
HELP FILLING OUT FORMS
Forms can be difficult to fill out. If you need help filling forms, take a look at all the support on offer in Newham.
Newham Council offers free activities for children, young people and families during the holidays.
Find services and groups for families
Find exercise groups, after school clubs, support for parents and much more on our directory.
Guidance for professionals on pathways for children and young people
If you’ve ever wondered what some of our core CYP partners do, how they work and how they connect to other parts of this system, these pathways might be a helpful starting point for you.
Find information to support children with special educational needs (SEND) age 0-25
Find all the information you need for children and young people (0-25) with SEND
Find information on the Family Information Service
Find all the information you need for children, young people and families.