You will first come into contact with Birmingham Forward Steps with antenatal (pre-birth) support, which then progresses through early years onto pre-school and continues until your child has started school. Identifying a child’s needs early is key to giving them the best start in life and ensuring parents receive the support they need. You will have contact with your Health Visiting Team at five key points during your child’s pre-school years either at home or in a clinic which will be pre-arranged with you. A range of locations in your district will offer support to help with children’s health and wellbeing. There’s a wide range of support available, including well-baby clinics, stay and play sessions and much more.
Birmingham Forward Steps partnership is made up of five strategic partners:
Please click the link to download the glossary of Birmingham Forward Steps Services.
In order to provide you and your child with a service that meets your needs and expectations, it is necessary for the Birmingham Forward Steps partners to hold, process and use some personal data.
Click here to download an information sheet about how and why we collect and use your data, whom to contact if you have any concerns and how you go about accessing the personal information held about you and/or your child.
Available for some families where more support is required.
These will be delivered in groups and one-to-one sessions in the home based on need, to include the following: