Support for families

mental health support for families

Are you a parent feeling low, isolated, anxious or suffering with depression? We can help you cope with family life.

The Families in Mind services are working in partnership with Children and Family centre staff and health teams to improve the mental health and well-being of parents of young children. We offer support for parents prior to having a child, once their child is born and then until their child and or chidren reaches school age. Also, giving support to the partners of anyone with a mental health problem if required.


Enjoy Your Baby - five friendly discussions sessions

During term time we run supportive sessions which will help parents make positive changes. This is an open group and will have a subject to focus our discussion. This is for parents of 0 to 2yr old children. 

Please click here for more information or call 01243 642917 for more details.


Play and Chat 

We would like to invite you to the centre for a play and chat. Tracy Ashcroft from Coastal West Sussex Mind and a Family Support Worker are available during this time for advice and support. This is for all parents of children of pre-school age.


Footprints Children and Family Centre Lyndhurst Road, Worthing  
Mondays 10am - 12 noon

Bognor Regis

The Treehouse Children and Family Centre Bersted
Wednesday 12pm - 2pm
Between 2pm-3pm you can access individual support with the team

Individual Support

Tracy Ashcroft is available for individual support advice on Friday mornings in Chichester and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2pm - 3pm in Bognor Regis. Please phone her to make an appointment or to have an informal discussion.

Contact Tracy for more details on 07918 643208
To visit the Facebook Page: Supporting Mum and Dad - Postnatal Support Project 





Mental health support

Support for carers

A key part of our services is the support we provide to carers. Whether you are caring for an older person with dementia or are the parent of a young person struggling with anxiety, you may want advice and support. We offer respite services, friendly relaxed group and social activities, tips on coping and the opportunity to get support through sharing experiences with others.

To find out more, please click the links for carers of older people or carers of young people

You can also find out about local carer support services, along with contact details, in our Useful information section.

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Crisis support

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