Families with young children

Are you a parent feeling low, isolated, anxious or with depression? We can help you cope with family life. Support is available in Worthing, Littlehampton, Adur and Bognor

Our Families in Mind project aims to improve the mental health and well-being of parents of young children. We offer help for parents prior to having a child, once their child is born and until their child or children reach school age. We also support partners of anyone with a mental health problem if required.

We support mums and dads of children from nought to five in Bognor, Littlehampton, Worthing and Adur with:

  • one-to-one appointments to discuss your concerns around mental health and emotional well-being
  • a structured, friendly five-week programme called Enjoy Your Baby (available in person or online for parents of children aged nought to two). These supportive sessions help parents to make positive changes
  • play and chat sessions.

We help parents with issues, such as postnatal depression, postpartum anxiety and other mental health problems, and those struggling to cope with family life.

Our Families in Mind project is funded thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund.

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"I don't think you will ever know how much you really help us. The support you give us is fantastic. Without it, I really don't know where I would be today. So I'm saying a really huge THANK YOU. You are amazing and you give us inspiration and hope for the future" - Families in Mind service user

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If you're interested in getting support with Families in Mind, please contact our Help Point on 0300 303 5652 (Mon to Fri, 10am to 4pm) or email helppoint@westsussexmind.org. You can also complete our support request form below. We aim to get back to you within two weeks of receiving this form.

Support request form

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