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Child Health Support

Children’s well-being is crucial. These organisations offer resources, helplines, and services supporting the physical and mental health of babies, children, and teens in the UK – from vaccination guidance, healthy lifestyle coaching, counselling for emotional issues, to safeguarding against harm.

Childline

Childline is a free, confidential 24/7 counselling service for children and young people under 19, providing advice and support on any issue or worry over the phone or online.

CLAPA

CLAPA is the national charity supporting individuals born with cleft lip and/or palate and their families, providing a supportive community, connecting those affected, and offering services throughout their lives.

Contact

Contact is a UK charity operating a free helpline and providing support services, factsheets, and information packs on benefits, education, and health for families caring for children with disabilities or special needs.

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Healthy Henry

HENRY is a charity that supports families in providing the best possible start in life for babies and young children, recognising the lifelong impacts of the early years on health and wellbeing.

NHS Better Health

The NHS Better Health website provides guidance on determining if a child aged 2-18 is a healthy weight by calculating their body mass index (BMI) using the NHS BMI calculator, taking into account age, sex, height, and weight.

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NHS Child Vaccination Planner

The NHS Child Vaccination Planner guides parents on the recommended vaccination schedule and helps them catch up on missed vaccines by contacting their GP, ensuring timely protection against preventable diseases.

NHS Mental Health For Children

The NHS offers comprehensive mental health advice and support for children, teenagers, students, and parents, covering service access, coping strategies, life experiences, and supporting loved ones.

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NSPCC

The NSPCC Helpline provides free, confidential advice and support from professional counsellors for anyone concerned about a child's welfare or safety, offering guidance on how to protect children from harm.