At Hope for Children and their Families, our experienced and friendly staff team is here to help and support carers/parents, families and children. We offer support, advice and guidance about a wide range of things, including bedtime routines; feeding; parenting; education; access to NEF funding; employment and health matters. We support families, children and adults from Bromyard and other parts of Herefordshire and are also commissioned by the local authority to be the Children’s Centre for Bromyard.
For details of all the regular activities and groups we run please visit the https://hopefamilycentre.org/whats-on-at-hope/ where you can see what groups are running.
We have regular baby clinics in conjunction with the Health Visitor team and also offer other groups such as Baby Yoga and Massage. Please mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to know more.
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Liaising with professionals, including doctors, speech and language therapists, health trainers, health visitors, midwives, social services and others is a key part of the supprot we can offer families here. We have a long history of working here in Bromyard and the surrounding areas. This can often be what makesall the difference for a family needing help – working with people you know that you trust and are used to can often be the thing that makes it easier to engage, easier to make change and useful to ensure who knows you can give the right help and advice.
There are regular clinics available at the centre as well as access to Health Visitors and their team. Ring 01885 488495 for an appointment or further information.
Here are some of the things we help families with:
- · Peer to peer support· Socialising and meeting other parents/carers and their children· Parenting support· Breastfeeding· Supporting parent child relationships
· Family routines
· Outreach services in the community
· Budgeting and debt
· Accessing other services
- Accessing free childcare (FREE CHILDCARE FOR 2, 3 AND 4 YEAR OLDS (NEF) All three and four-year-olds in England are entitled to 570 hours of free early education or childcare a year and the children of some working parents may be eligible for 1140 hours. This is often taken as 15 or 30 hours each week for 38 weeks of the year. Some two-year-olds are also eligible. Follow this link for support to apply: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/nef/ Online eligibility checker for 2 year NEF funding: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200207/family_support/452/childcare/1)