Melanie Pointon is our Child and Family Support Worker, who can support with a range of issues, including behaviour, routines, anxiety, bereavement and divorce. She is well equipped to signpost other agencies that can support with wellbeing, domestic violence, self-harm and other areas of need. She is registered to supply vouchers for the local food bank and community wardrobe. Please do not hesitate to contact her for support on 07562 111 932. Melanie is also available for a chat in the playground on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service offer a wide range of services for the family: support for a child’s behaviour; routines; fussy eating; sleep issues etc. Their number is: 0300 247 0014. You can also access them on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chelmsfordchildrenscentres/
Domestic violence: 0330 333 7 444 https://www.thenextchapter.org.uk/
Mental Health support: Go the NHS website for details of organisations and support groups that can offer expert advice and support: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/ Chelmsford Foodbank: https://chelmsford.foodbank.org.uk/
Peabody – Essex Outreach Support: Essex Outreach Support offers a short-term support service to people living within the Essex area who are experiencing a range of problems that are impacting their health, financial and housing wellbeing.
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