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Family Support


Support for Families with the Cost of Living Crisis

Whether you need help with food, energy, financial advice or wellbeing, the Here2Help pages have some useful information and contact details for you.

Solihull Community Hubs

 Solihull Community Hubs Family Support


Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Barnardo’s and Autism West Midlands work  together to provide emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Solihull. We provide multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment of children and young people with mental health or severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. The service currently accepts children and young people, until their 19th birthday, who are residents in the borough of Solihull, go to school or college in the Solihull borough, or have a Solihull GP. Solar Brightening Young Futures

We will also include here a variety of items concerning events or services in the local area and community that you might find of interest.

Solihull Community Hubs

 Solihull Community Hubs Family Support

Solihull Parents’ Network

Solihull Local Authority have a  Solihull Parents Network that provides information on local events and services of interest to all families. 

The Parents’ Network also publishes a regular bulletin of events in the area, which is available from the main Parents’ Network page.

For more information please contact the Family Information Service by phone: 0800 389 8667 or by email:

If you are interested in receiving information about upcoming events, please complete the application form on the page.

Parent/Carer Support

For support with Universal credit, Coronavirus and claiming benefits and recruitment please see link Job Centre Near Me

Study courses available at Solihull College, paper-based or completed entirely online see link Solihull College Part-time Distance Learning courses

Solihull Parent Carer Forum

There is also the Solihull Parent Carer Forum, which is a voluntary group of parents of children with additional needs.

They have started issuing a semi-regular newsletter see  this link. Future and past issues will be available from their website.

Solihull Approach - online course

There are FREE Solihull Approach Parenting Courses available to all Solihull residents. These include Understanding Your Child, Understanding Your Teenager’s Brain, Understanding Your Baby and Understanding Your Pregnancy. Please see the link to be able to access these.  FREE Parenting Courses

  Solihull Approach have provided a flyer about their online parenting course

The Parenting Team have produced a Toolkit linked to various topics for you to access.

 Parenting Toolkit Discipline

 Parenting Toolkit


Kids Run Free is a charity organised event which is managed by volunteers. They are always looking for children to come and take part, for free, and have a fun running race relative to their age, and for their parents to offer their support and volunteer to help every now and then. Check out their website for local events.

   Barnados regularly producing material for helping families. They are running a series       of groups around the Solihull area. 



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