Useful contacts

Useful contacts

Walsall Family Information Service
For extra support call 01922 653383

Facebook: walsall families in the know

Child Protection
If you are worried about a child contact Walsall Safeguarding Children Board.
01922 659529
To report a concern 01922 658170

Walsall Children and Young People’s Service Directory
01922 653383

Children’s Services
01922 658170

Walsall breastfeeding

0-5 Healthy Child Programme

Walsall Health Visiting

NSPCC - Look, Say, Sing, Play
Look, Say, Sing, Play is a set of resources which encourage interaction between parents and their babies.

Allergy UK
01322 619 898

Asthma UK
0300 222 5800

Baby LifeCheck

Child Accident Prevention Trust
020 7608 3828

08451 228 669

Dental Helpline
0845 063 1188

Diabetes UK

Family Lives
0808 800 2222

Healthy Start

La Leche League GB
0845 120 2918 available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

The Lullaby Trust

Meningitis Now
0808 80 10 388

National At-home Dad Network
Dad’s views, chat, news and support.

National Breastfeeding Network Helpline
0300 100 0212, 9.30am-9.30pm

National Childbirth Trust
0300 330 0700 8am-10pm, 7 days a week

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247

Parenting advice and information.

NHS Information Service for Parents

Red Cross
Information on CPR (kiss of life)

Healthy tips


To find an NHS dentist
Call NHS 111 or visit

Call 0300 123 1044 or visit

NHS 111

If you think you need help urgently during the day or night you should call NHS 111 before you go to any other health service. By calling NHS 111 you will be directed straight away to the local service that can help you best. It is free to call, including from a mobile, and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

When should I call NHS 111?

  • When you need help fast but it’s not life threatening.

  • When you think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service.

  • When it’s outside of your GP’s surgery hours.

  • When you do not know who to call for medical help.

  • If you do not have a local GP to call.

Call 999 in an emergency