A to Z Directory of family support groups and organisations
The family-related support groups and organisations shown below all help support Plymouth's Local Offer for young people as they prepare for adulthood.
Beckly is a Routeways project where disabled children and young people can enjoy positive and inclusive fun social activities in a friendly, caring and supportive environment at our accessible premises located in beautiful Radford Park, Plymstock.
The Council's Children's Disability Team provide support for disabled children and young people, their families and carers. We work with families to understand their needs and plan how to provide support that will make a positive difference.
Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) offer support to people who have serious or long-term mental health conditions within their community. In Plymouth, Livewell Southwest has four CMHTs which are mapped to mirror the locations of different GP practices around the city.
The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is an intensive support programme for girls and women up to age 19 who are pregnant with their first child and are sometimes facing a range of difficult circumstances.
Family therapy (Family and Systemic Psychotherapy) aims to help people in close relationships, such as families or couples, to develop understanding and deal more effectively with the problems they are experiencing.
Is the way that you're feeling affecting your daily life? Are you struggling to cope, feeling low, anxious or overwhelmed by your thoughts or feelings? Are you living with a health condition that is making you tired, frustrated and worried? You're not alone and we can help.
The Council has an Early Help and SEND advice Line through which you can book a conversation with a Family Support Worker to talk about any worries or questions you may have.
Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS) provides information, advice and support relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for parents, carers, children and young people within the Plymouth Local Authority area.
The Plymouth Parent Carer Voice (PPCV) brings together parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Plymouth and the surrounding area to give them the voice in the services that they use.