Useful Contacts for Health & Wellbeing

Is Your Alcohol Consumption Healthy:

Be Drink Aware using the One you advice. 


Domestic Abuse West Berkshire Domestic Abuse Services

Confidential service for clients to rediscover freedom of choice and self esteem. To access services call the Domestic Abuse Helpline on: 0800 731 0055, or email contact details to oxfordshiredomestic@a2dominion.co.uk The helpline is staffed from 10am – 4pm Monday to Saturday. You can download the Survivors Hand Book in a variety of languages

 


Swanswell 

is part of the Cranstoun Group and is a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives. Our skilled and compassionate teams work with service users, families and communities across a wide range of services, helping them to make positive changes.

Since we became part of the Group, we’ve consolidated our operations, shared our knowledge and experience to develop high-quality services and joined our digital channels.

Service users have always been at the heart of what we do and our shared vision, mission and values reflect this.


Children's Heart Foundation

provides help and support to families of children with a congenital heart defect (CHD).


The Lullaby Trust

Is one of the UK's leading baby charities working to prevent infant deaths and promote baby health.


Health Nutrition and Exercise


The Healthy Start scheme

provides free vouchers for milk, fresh fruit and veg and infant formula milk.


The Breastfeeding Network

Visit the Breastfeeding Network website for advice and support on breastfeeding.


5 A Day What Counts

Need help getting 5 a day? Visit the NHS's 5 a day website for information on portion sizes, what counts towards your 5 a day, recipes and tips.


Nutritionist Resource

The purpose of the Nutrionist resource is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge nutrition support network, enabling those in need to find a nutritionist close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will provide those seeking support with all the information they need.


Food Standards Agency

Get all the latest news from theFood Standards Agencyand learn about their other websites too.


Beat Eating disorders

including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, binge eating disorder and related eating disorders.


The British Heart Foundation website

Includes information on keeping your heart healthy, living with heart conditions and getting involved with the charity.


Change 4 Life

This website will help you calculate how much you snack, what are healthy foods and how you can make you and your family’s life more active.


Leisure activities

Can be found on the directory by clicking on the link above and narrowing your search using the filters available.


Quitting Smoking 

The Go Smokefree website

Provides detailed information about the free NHS support services and videos from real quitters talking about what worked for them. Find out about all of the options and make the right choice for you.


Sex and Relationships

Brook

Provides advice and practical help with contraception and pregnancy testing, advice on unplanned pregnancies and sexual counselling for young men and women. Free and confidential. Contact the central office or check the phone book for details of your nearest centre.


Sex and young people  (NHS Choices)

Gives information and advice on sexual health matters, HIV, contraception and local services. Free and confidential sexual health helpline available on 0300 123 7123.


Safe Sex Berkshire

As a young person, you can find information advice and support on all aspects of sexual health. Click on the link to find out more.


Speech Therapy

Berkshire NHS Trust

Speech and Language Therapy - Berkshire NHS Trust Call for advice on speech and language concerns. Tel: 0300 365 1234

Our speech and language therapy drop-in clinics are for newborns up till they finish at nursery.

East Family Wellbeing Hub

Curtis Road
Calcot
Reading
RG31 4XG

Second Monday of each month, 9.30am - 12.00pm

Hungerford Community Clinic

Croft Road
West Berkshire
RG17 0HY (Behind the GP surgery)

Second Wednesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November 2020), 9.30 - 11.00am

The British Legion

Upper Lambourn Road
Lambourn
Hungerford
RG17 8QD

First Wednesday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October and December 2020), 9.30 - 11.00am

A play and learn together session runs at the same time and costs £2 per family.

Central Family Wellbeing Hub

Park Lane
West Berkshire
RG18 3PG

First and third Tuesday of each month, 9.15 - 11.45am

A messy play session runs at the same time and costs £3 per family.

West Family Wellbeing Hub

Victoria Park Nursery School
Lime View
Newbury
RG14 1EH

First and third Friday of each month, 9 - 11.30am


AFASIC England

Works to support children and their parents, enabling them to overcome their speech and language difficulties. Being able to speak and communicate with other people is an essential life skill. For most children and young people learning to communicate comes easily. For some children and young people, however, it is a major challenge as they have a speech and language impairment.


I CAN Help Enquiry Service

Concerned about a child’s talking, listening and understanding? Are you looking for more information about speech, language and communication? Tel: 020 7843 2544 or email: enquiries@ican.org.uk Find out more about what this service can offer at https://ican.org.uk/enquiry-line. As the I CAN Help Enquiry Service does not include meeting and assessing children, the service is unable to provide specific advice about a child or the level of provision they should have. I CAN is the children’s communication charity.


Parent Info

Help and advice for families in a digital world

Parent Info is a collaboration between  and , providing support and guidance for parents from 


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