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:
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: