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Useful Links

Below are a list of useful links including telephone numbers and websites. Clicking on the titles or the small + symbol on the right to open each box. The boxes contains descriptions and contact details of each service provider.


Support for parents of premature and unwell babies.

Tel: 0800 8010322

website: http://www.bliss.org.uk/



Care and Support in Cornwall

For information about organisations, services and activities for families and children throughout the county of Cornwall

Tel: 0800 587 8191
Tel: 01872 323 535
Email: fis@cornwall.gov.uk
website: https://www.supportincornwall.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

For free, independent and confidential advice about legal, money and other problems.
Tel: 08444 111444
website:  www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement

Support for anyone affected by bereavement.

Tel: 01726 76100

website: https://www.cruse.org.uk/


Cornwall Early Help Hub

Early Help is available to children and young people of all ages from pre-birth up to the age of 18, and up to the age of 25 where young people have special educational needs or disability.

Email: earlyhelphub@cornwall.gov.uk

Tel: 01872 322277

Cornwall One Parent Support

Support for one parent families.

Tel: 01726 65417

website: https://www.supportincornwall.org.uk/kb5/cornwall/directory/service.page?id=E9oV0Oc5EpE


Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Children's Board


Support for children and young people facing emotional or behavioural problems.

Tel: 01209 218764

website: http://thedreadnought.co.uk/


Family Action Family Line

Free helpline, Befriending and Counselling support via telephone, email and text message.

Tel: 0808 802 6666   Text: 07537 404 282

website: http://family-action.org.uk

First Light

Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0300 777 477

Sexual Assault Helpline – 01872 272 059


Forget Me Not

Pregnancy loss support.

Tel: 01726 820115

website: https://www.forgetmenotchild.co.uk/help-for-families

Healthy Cornwall

Support to improve health; lose weight; stop smoking

Tel: 01209 615600

website: https://www.healthpromcornwall.org/


Kernow Carers & Young Carers Service

Dedicated to the well being of adult and young carers.

Tel: 01872 323535

website: https://www.supportincornwall.org.uk/kb5/cornwall/directory/carers.page


Oasis/Face 2 Face

Emotional support for parents of children with disabilities.

Email: info.fof2fc@gmail.com

Outlook Southwest

NHS counselling service, Mindfulness; PND

Tel: 01208 871905

website: http://www.outlooksw.co.uk/



Penhaligons Friends

Supporting bereaved children, young people and their parents.

Tel: 01209 210624

website: http://www.penhaligonsfriends.org.uk/



Support for bereaved parents.

Tel: 020 74365881



SMART Tenants

Money management support.

Tel:01208 265723



Breast feeding support for parents 24/7 via Messenger.

Tel:01209 881850

website: https://www.nhs.uk/start4life/baby/breastfeeding

Twins Trust

Support for multiple birth families. Help with feeding etc.

Tel:01252 332 344
Email: enquiries@twinstrust.org


website: https://twinstrust.org/


We are with you (Formerly Addaction)

Specialist drug and alcohol services for adults and young people.

Tel: 01726 223400

website: https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/services/cornwall-truro/

We Are With You (formerly Addaction Yzup)

Drug and alcohol services for children aged 11-18.

Tel: 01872 300816

website: https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/services/cornwall-truro/


West Cornwall Womens Aid

Domestic abuse and sexual violence support.

Tel: 01736 367539

website: https://www.wcwaid.co.uk/

White Gold

Supporting vulnerable, challenging or at risk children and young people.

Tel:01209 310676

website: http://www.whitegoldcornwall.co.uk/



Specialist services for mothers under 23 and their children.

Tel: 01209 210077

website: https://www.wildproject.org.uk/