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Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic abuse is behaviour from a family member, partner or ex-partner that: is controlling, coercive, threatening, violent or abusive happens between people aged over 16 Domestic violence and abuse can happen to men or women. If you're a woman you can call the National Domestic…

Being a teenager

The teenage years are a confusing time when behaviour can become challenging and life for the whole family can feel un-balanced and stressful. As a young person you are coping with body changes and body image, school, exams, peer pressure, sexuality and identity. Physically and…

Young People

Teenage years can be an exciting but challenging time for both young people and parents. Peer pressure, exams, body changes and puberty, sexuality and identity, the process of adolescence can be a stressful time for families. Young people still need love and support from parents, even…

Things To Do

Looking for fun ways for your children to to get active, be creative, meet new friends? There are great opportunities to get involved in performing arts, play, sports and recreation, local youth clubs or community groups. Find information about what is going on near you…

Choosing Childcare

Finding good quality childcare can be a difficult task for parents. There are lots of things to look out for and to remember to ask when you visit a childcare setting. How do you know if your child will be happy? Will they cater for…

Mental health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through…

COVID-19 Money and Benefits Support

The Covid-19 (Coronavirus) health crisis is affecting every aspect of people's lives. Worrying about your job, paying the rent or mortgage, putting food on the table is stressful. Knowing where to turn for advice and support is important  and will help you to feel more…

Financial support for families

Find out what financial support and benefits may be available to families from pregnancy to school age. As a family, you may be entitled to benefits or financial support, depending on your circumstances and the age of your child or children. Get information on employment…

Outdoor Play

Children love to play and getting the opportunity to play outdoors is really important. Their physical and emotional development can improve if children are exposed to natural sunlight, fresh air, and the ability to run around and make new discoveries. They can learn to problem…

Holiday Activities and Food

Sandwell Council support for children entitled to free school meals during school holidays. Holiday clubs taking part in the Holiday Activities and Food programme will provide a healthy meal and a range of play activities for school aged children during Easter, Summer, October Half Term and Christmas…