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Find out more about the health and wellbeing support available to families across Northumberland.

Family Wellbeing Service in Northumberland


Having a child can be the most rewarding and also the most challenging time in anybody’s life.


Through the Family Hub offer – a personalised service is available for eligible parents who are experiencing mental health issues.


Are you or do you know someone who may need support to:

  • Understand their low mood

  • Connect with other parents

  • Feel less worried about parenting

  • Establish routines

  • Breastfeed

  • Feel less anxious

  • Have better relationships

  • Access services


Flexible support is available to mothers, fathers and significant others during pregnancy and/or up to your child is 2 years old.

Age range: for families where parents require support with mental health issues

Duration: time limited

Delivery: home visits, in a group session or virtual


To access support:

Click here to fill in our short family hub membership form online and let us know that you are interested in the 'Family Wellbeing Service'.

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Mental health and wellbeing 

Life can sometimes feel overwhelming. One in four people in the UK experienced mental health issues in the last year? This means that most people in England know someone with mental health problems or have personally experienced them. 
But we don’t need to wait until we are struggling with our mental health; there are lots of things we can do to protect ourselves and prevent problems escalating, just as we do with our physical health. 
Every mind matters has great tips on how to look after your mental health including a Mind Plan quiz that helps you feel more in control, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood and help you sleep. 
Dealing with life's challenges - find out more from Every Mind Matters - NHS ( 


There's also lots of useful and supportive information available in the following self-help guides, which you can explore by clicking here.


Sorted – drugs and alcohol  

Sorted is Northumberland's Substance Misuse Service for young people. Find out more about Sorted by clicking here or call 01670 500 150 


Gambling Support 

Find gambling support by clicking here (includes children over 11 years).


Tynedale Hospice 

Children and young people experiencing bereavement who live in the areas of Tynedale, Ponteland and West Northumberland, click here to find out more about Tynedale Hospice's support services.

Stress Awareness

Visit our Blog by clicking here to read: 6 Small Steps to manage stress.

Even the smallest steps taken each day towards self-care and stress reduction can have significant improvements in our mental health over time.

Northumberland County Council 

There are also a number of free services available through the Northumberland County Council Wellbeing team. They can work with you on, how making some simple lifestyle choices, can improve health and finances. For example, the savings that can be made from quitting smoking, reducing alcohol intake, healthy cooking on a budget or exploring some of the free options around increasing your physical activity. 
Visit our specialist pages about wellbeing by following the links below:


More information and support links

Explore the range of family support services



Explore the early help services available 



How to book an appointment to register the birth of your new baby

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Find out more about physical and emotional wellbeing services 

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Access free resources to build healthier relationships

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Find trusted advice on household costs and bills, mental wellbeing, transport and job opportunities



Find out more about joining a Family Panel

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Learn more about midwifery services

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Find out all about your local health visiting service 

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Explore Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) and additional support services 

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Find out more about money, and access the benefits calculator

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Find out more about housing advice and support 

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