Cumbria County Council Early Help services

Examples of targeted mental wellbeing support provided by Children’s Centres as part of Cumbria County Council commissioned Early Help 0-12 services are:

  • Parenting courses (Solihull, Incredible Years, Triple P), bereavement work/group, anger management for children/parents, relationship counselling, group for children suffering impact of parental separation and divorce, play therapy, individual and group work with children and families to promote resilience and positive attachments, one to one therapeutic work ‘draw and talk’, risk and resilience and ‘happy to be me’ groups for primary age children – aiming to improve emotional wellbeing and self-confidence, encourage aspiration, develop friendships and social skills, baby massage, parent/infant dyadic interventions to promote positive attachments and develop parental communication/attunement skills.

Examples of targeted mental wellbeing support provided by Cumbria County Council commissioned Early Help Youth Services 12 to 19 are:

  • One to one support at Tier 1, Early help for vulnerable, disadvantaged and at risk young people, diversionary and issue based group work, CSE awareness and interviews, missing from home - return interviews for those aged 13+, early help drop in sessions in communities, evening sessions in priority communities, targeted youth work in schools, personal and social development, detached (on the street) work, young parents' support, advocacy, daytime, twilight, evening and weekend provision.

For more information and details of how to refer to Early Help view the Cumbria LSCB website.  

For more information about emotional wellbeing and mental health in Cumbria please vsit the Cumbria LSCB website