SAMS - school age mums support
Supporting young mums in Leicestershire county schools during pregnancy and into parenthood, enabling them to make choices and progress with their education.
Sure Start Children's Centres
SureStart Children's Centres are a great place to access support on a one to one basis from a Family Outreach Worker, or to attend groups.
There are four Children's Centres in the Melton District:
The COVE ; Fairmead ; The Edge ; The Vale of Belvoir
Give them a call to find out more on 01664 502402 or email them at email@example.com
A referral only programme tailored to suit early help parents. 6 weeks antenatally and 2 weeks postnatally.
An evidence based, accredited 8 week programme of antenatal education designed for vulnerable parents. The programme covers all aspects of labour, birth, feeding, caring and bonding with your newborn baby. A mixture of carefully designed sessions to include practical tasks, small group work, discussions and even crafts, all used to enhance learning and confidence. Peer support within the small groups of 8-10 is invaluable and a powerful support in the future months.
This programme is by referral only, so please speak to your midwife, health visitor or Children's Centre to find out more.
The Baby Beginnings Team
Mini Movers is a fun active play session that will help parents to develop new ways to play with their child to help and improve their early years development. Children need to be aged 18 months - 3 years to attend
Mini Movers sessions are fun and practical with parent getting as involved as the child in play! The play sessions are designed to give you new interesting ideas each week to get your child active and playing as well as building on your own ideas and experiences.
Led by a qualified instructor over a period of 8 weeks, you and your child will build dens, discover ways of playing at home with simple resources that probably already have! You will have lots of fun and all for FREE!
Parent and child are warned to come prepared to get messy and wear suitable clothing (e.g. tracksuit and trainers and a coat for outdoor activities)
These sessions have limited spaces available and are allocation via invitation only. If you are interested in joining these sessions please speak to your Health Visitor or Family Outreach Worker or for more information please email Emma firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for the mini movers website page
Melton Learning Hub
The Melton Learning Hub is an alternative learning facility that offers young people who are disengaged from learning a wide variety of exciting and practical courses.
This modern and unique facility strives towards success by engaging people who find traditional education challenging.
We want young people to experience success, learning and developing new skills for work or further education.
The CHAT Clinic
The CHAT Clinic is based at Latham House - you can go there to access help and support around sexual health, drugs and alcohol and many other areas of wellbeing. Click here to download their leaflet.
For details of free Sexual Health drop-in clinics in Melton, see the image below or visit www.leicestersexualhealth.nhs.uk
Prospects helps young people to access work, education and training opportunities across Leicestershire. We have offices in Loughborough and Hinckley, as well as a range of drop in sessions throughout the county where you can see your Personal Adviser and receive support. We can help with jobsearch, CV’s, applying to college and provide information, advice and guidance from qualified staff. We can also support young parents to find help to fund childcare and activities to help them return to learning and employment.
We hold a drop-in service at Melton Jobcentre on Monday and Friday 9am to 4pm; You can access an adviser by just dropping in and asking at the JCP reception. We run a Job club at Venture House Youth Club from 12.30pm to 4pm on Wednesdays. We can arrange to meet you elsewhere, at community venues, by appointment only.
To arrange an appointment , call 01509 214002; email: email@example.com - or just call in to one of our Drop-ins.
For those who find it easier to be seen in Leicester City, we hold drop in sessions from 1 - 4pm Monday to Friday for County residents at Connexions, Leicester City Centre, alternatively you can book an appointment from 9am to 12.00.
Family Information Service
Leicestershire's Family Information Service (FIS) provides information, advice and guidance for families who have children or young people aged 0-20 years. We also provide this service to professionals who work with children, young people and families.
Swanswell is a drug and alcohol service that can offer you support.
Click here to find out more about where to get help from
Home Start offer help to any family with a child under 5. Click here to find out more about the support they could offer to you.
Detailed Location Map
Click here to see a detailed location map of support services in Melton