Southend Information Point
For a range of local family support
networks, health providers and
social activities in Southend.
A Better Start Southend Southend
Supporting from pregnancy to a child's fourth birthday,
the programme focuses on six Southend wards
to develop and test new ideas to help ensure
Southend’s children and families have
the best possible start in life.
There are infant feeding support
groups throughout Southend.
Speak to your midwife, health
visitor or children’s centre for more
Child Health Clinics
Ask your GP or contact your local
children’s centre to find out about
If you need parenting support,
social support, job centre advice,
food bank or baby bank, pop into
your local children’s centre - they
provide you with support or point
you in the right direction of local
services to help you.
To find your nearest children’s centre visit
Free Two Year Old Education
Some two-year-olds in Southend
can get up to 15 hours a week of
free early education and childcare.
Your child will get to make new
friends, try different activities, learn
through play and have fun. To find
out if you are eligible and to apply,