Useful contacts

Useful contacts

Walsall Family Information Service
For extra support call 01922 653383
walsallfis@edu.walsall.gov.uk

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
www.mywalsall.org
walsallfis@edu.walsall.gov.uk
01922 653383

Children’s Services
01922 658170

Walsall breastfeeding
www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/breastfeeding
healthywalsall.co.uk

0-5 Healthy Child Programme
www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/health-visiting

Walsall Health Visiting
www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/health-visiting

Allergy UK
01322 619 898
www.allergyuk.org

Asthma UK
0300 222 5800
www.asthma.org.uk

Baby LifeCheck
www.babylifecheck.co.uk

Child Accident Prevention Trust
020 7608 3828
www.capt.org.uk

Cry-sis
08451 228 669
www.cry-sis.org.uk

Dental Helpline
0845 063 1188

Diabetes UK
www.diabetes.org.uk

Family Lives
0808 800 2222
www.familylives.org.uk

Healthy Start
www.healthystart.nhs.uk

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

The Lullaby Trust
www.lullabytrust.org.uk

Meningitis Now
0808 80 10 388
www.meningitisnow.org

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

National Breastfeeding Network Helpline
0300 100 0212, 9.30am-9.30pm
www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

National Childbirth Trust
0300 330 0700 8am-10pm, 7 days a week
www.nct.org.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

Netmums
Parenting advice and information.
www.netmums.com

NHS Information Service for Parents
www.nhs.uk/start4life

Red Cross
Information on CPR (kiss of life)
www.redcrossfirstaidtraining.co.uk

Start4Life
Healthy tips
www.nhs.uk/start4life

Unicef
www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly

To find an NHS dentist
Call NHS 111 or visit www.nhs.uk


Call 0300 123 1044 or visit www.nhs.uk/smokefree

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