Welcome to Birmingham Forward Steps, a pioneering health and wellbeing initiative for all Birmingham children aged 0-5 and their families

The new service has been designed to bring together the current health visiting service and children’s centres, so that families can access the help they need from pregnancy until their child starts school.

Co-designed with parents

and families

Aiming to provide all pre-school children with accessible, community-based services in their own homes, GP surgeries, children’s centres and a number of other community venues, with extra help available to those that need it.

 

 

Our services

5 key assessment contacts for every child during pre-school years

Community-based stay and play groups

Antenatal classes delivered in partnership with community midwifery services

Well baby clinics

Advice and support about keeping yourself and your family healthy

Support to access your child’s early education entitlement

Online information will be available to families through our website and through recommended apps

Ensure children develop well physically, emotionally and socially help keep children safe