Child Health

Helping Kids in Traumatic Experiences

When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects.

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Healthy Eating

Our fun, friendly Cook and Taste sessions encourage you and your family to taste new foods, learn cookery skills and make tasty healthy meals on a budget. Sessions are free. Fit4All early years to support families with healthy eating and active play for children age 1-4 years, hints, tips and advice on fussy eating and eating well.

Telephone: 01744 371 111



Oral Health

Advice and support on how to keep your family’s mouth and teeth healthy.

Telephone: 01744 371 111



Making special education work for your child during COVID-19

Even in normal times, parents wrestle with decisions about how best to support their children’s development. Now, however, parents are faced with nearly-unprecedented choices, and problems with no clear solutions.

For more information, please visit: – Making special education work for your child during COVID-19

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Simple Home Modifications for Kids with Special Needs

When you have a child or family member on the autism spectrum, creating a safe and functional home environment is an important task.

For more information, visit: – Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Infant Feeding

Supporting mums and families with all aspects of infant feeding. We offer text message and phone support as well as home visits and Baby Café meet ups with a cuppa. For older babies we have community events for weaning advice, hints, tips and recipes.

Telephone: 01744 371 111



Child Health information

Please see these child health advice leaflets.

In an emergency please call 999.

Abdominal Pain
Head Injury

Families First

The Families First Programme is funded by government and local organisations, to work with St Helens families to overcome difficulties and make positive changes. They will work with you to solve problems and make sure you get the right help, from the right people, at the right time.


Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule