Support for families

mental health support for families

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

Are you pregnant, just had a baby or are you running around after a toddler? If you're struggling with how you are feeling, contact us for a friendly chat, support and advice.

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 chidren 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 Enjoy Your Baby (available in person or online for parents of children aged nought to two). Supportive sessions to help parents make positive changes.
  • play and chat sessions.

Check out dates and venues for your area below.

Bognor Regis

  • One-to-one appointments: Please call 07918 643208 to arrange.
  • Play and chat drop-in: Wednesdays, 12.30am-3pm, the Treehouse Children and Family Centre, 1 Laburnum Grove, Bersted, Bognor, PO22 9HT.
  • Enjoy Your Baby: Fridays, 10.30am-12 noon, Treehouse Children and Family Centre, 1 Laburnham Grove, Bognor, PO99 9HT. Please call Kim on 07538 895837 to join. Next course starts Friday 6th March.


  • One-to-one appointments: Tuesday mornings, Littlehampton Library, Maltravers Road, BN17 5NA. Please call 07918 643208 to arrange.
  • Play and chat drop-in: Mondays, 10.30am-1pm, Littlehampton Children and Family Centre. Wickbourne Centre, Clun Road, Littlehampton, BN17 7DZ. Please bring lunch for you and your child.






  • One-to-one appointments are available. Please contact Sarah on 07534 101361 to arrange.
  • Play and chat drop-in: Mondays, 12.noon-2.30pm, Lyndhurst Road Family Centre, 177 Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, BN11 1DG and Thursdays, 10am-12 noon, Field Place Manor, The Boulevard, Worthing, BN13 1NP. Sarah is available for support and advice during these sessions.
  • Enjoy Your Baby: Wednesdays, 1pm-2.30pm, Maybridge Community Church and Children's Centre, 77 The Strand, Worthing, BN12 6DR. Next course starts Wednesday February 26.


  • One-to-one appointments: Please contact Kim on 07538 895837 to arrange.
  • Play and chat drop-in: Tuesdays, 10am-12noon, the Co-op Community Space, Ham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 6PS. Kim is available for advice and support. Weekly drop in starting November 19.
  • Enjoy Your Baby: Thursdays, 10:30am-12noon, the Co-op Community Space, Ham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 6PS. Next course starts Thursday February 27. Contact Kim on 07538 895837 to book.

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.

Please support us

No one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re a charity and rely on your support to continue our work. Find out how you can donate and give someone hope.


Crisis support

If you need to talk to someone urgently, please click here to get help.

Crisis support

Get in touch

If you’d like to contact us by phone, email or social media, please click here for our contact details.

Get in touch

Subscribe to our mailing list

If you'd like to be kept up to date with events and information that might be of interest to you, please take a moment to sign up to our email newsletter.

* indicates required

Our newsletters are only occasional so you'll not be swamped with messages, and we never sell or share email addresses with third party organisations. All emails offer a one-click unsubscribe so you can stop receiving them at any time.

About us

We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect

Read more

Mental health support

We support people of all ages, carers and families who are affected by mental health problems.

Read more

Mental health training

Are you a professional, parent or carer looking for training courses in mental health?

Read more

Get involved

Making a donation, raising funds, volunteering, helping us raise awareness …there are plenty of ways you can support us

Read more