Useful Contacts

NHS Services

Out of Hours Services:  111

Walsgrave Hospital (UHCW):  024 76964000

GP Walk In Centre:  02476 246789

Children's Emergency Department:  02476 966929

Sexual Health - For Young People

Chlamydia Screening Programme:

www.got-it.org.uk

Relationships, Sexual Health Advice for Young People: Besavvy

Sexual Health Advice and Services for Young People in Warwickshire:
Respect Yourself

More Information:

Asc pharmacies:
Information on Besavvy

CRASAC
Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

Sexual Health Services

City of Coventry Health Centre
2 Stoney Stanton Road
Coventry
CV1 4FS

Tel: 0300 020 0027

Book an appointment online: Sexual Health Services Coventry

Online Contraception: Brook.org

Family Support Services

Pregnancy

Action on Pre-eclampsia

Helpline: 0208 427 4217

www.apec.org.uk

Information and support during pregnancy and to affected families.

The National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

Helpline: 0300 330 0700

www.nct.org.uk

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

Helpline: 0300 330 5453

www.abm.me.uk

Trained counsellors offer breastfeeding advice. Local support groups give free face to face breastfeeding support.

Pandas (Pre and Postnatal Depression and Advice Support)

Helpline: 0843 289 8401

www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

A Charity supporting families suffering from antenatal and postnatal depression. They offer on-line advice and support groups.

Bliss

Helpline: 0500 618 140

www.bliss.org.uk

A Charity organisation providing information and support to parents of babies born too soon, too small and too sick.

Family

Family Lives

Helpline: 0808 800 2222

www.familylives.org.uk

Offers parents support via free phone and email helplines, parenting courses and leaflets.

Gingerbread

Helpline: 0808 802 0925

www.gingerbread.org.uk

Self-help organisation for one parent families.

Tamba (Twins and Multiple Birth Association)

Helpline: 0800 138 0509

www.tamba.org.uk

National and local support for families with multiple birth babies.

TwinsUK

Helpline: 01670 458624

www.twinsuk.co.uk

Tips and advice for families from pregnancy to pre-school.

Cry-sis

Helpline: 08451 228 669

www.cry-sis.org.uk

Support for families with excessively crying, sleepless children.

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (Sands)

Helpline: 0207 436 5881

www.uk-sands.org

National network of support groups for bereaved parents.

Deaf Parenting UK

SMS: 07928 842 529

www.deafparent.org.uk

Support and information for deaf parents and people working with dead parents.

Meningitis Now

Helpline: 0800 801 0388

www.meningitis-trust.org

Support and information for meningitis suffers and their families.

The Laura Centre

Helpline: 0116 254 4341

www.thelauracentre.org.uk

Support for when a child dies or is bereaved.

Support Services and Charities

Alcoholics Anonymous:  024 76226619

Antisocial Behaviour:  0845 6052222

Age UK:  024 76231999

Cruse - Bereavement Service:  024 76670714

Childline: 0800 1111

Drug Advisory Service:  024 76630135

FRANK (drugs helpline):  0800 776 600

IAPT:  024 76671090

Parentline: 0808 800 2222

Quitline (Smoking): 0800 002200

Registrar Births and Deaths:  024 76833141

Relate - Marriage Guidance:  024 76225863

Sanaritans:  024 76678678

Social Services:  024 76683478

The Haven - Domestic Violence Support:  024 76444077

Electricity Power Loss:  0800 056 8090

Severn Trent Water:  0800 783 4444

Gas Emergency:  0800 111 999

Victim Support: 08457 909090

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The 'Your-Health - Local Services' section provides further information, advice and local support services available.