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Welcome to the Family Hubs website

Family Hubs provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ for you and your family to access the information, advice and support you need when you need it.

Each hub provides a wide range of services to support you during pregnancy and throughout the first 1001 days of your child’s life and as your child grows and develops.

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mother and baby playing on the floor togetherThe 1,001 days from pregnancy to the age of 2 set the foundations for an individual’s cognitive, emotional and physical development and is now recognised as critical for building strong societies and happy families. Across Hull, support for families is delivered by many committed midwives, health visitors, family support workers, social workers and primary care practitioners, as well as many committed volunteers. We are proud to work together to ensure that all children get the best start in life, and therefore the opportunity to thrive, and grow into happy and healthy children and adults.

We aim to offer -

  • seamless support for families
  • a welcoming family hub where families can access the full range of Start for Life services
  • the full range of information, advice and guidance in accessible formats to support families through the first 1001 days and beyond

This Family Hubs website shares with you the range of activities available and links to all the above partners services and support.

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ICON

ICON is about helping people caring for babies cope with crying. ICON stands for - I - Infant crying is normal C - Comforting methods can help O - it’s OK to walk away N - Never, ever shake a baby

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Have your say

We need your voice to help us provide the best for you and your family, and to help us shape the services offered through the Family Hubs across Hull.

Our Parent Carer Panels offer the chance to come together and share experiences on different services and activities for families in your local community.

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Worried about a child

If you are worried that a child or young person under the age of 18 is at risk of harm or needs help and support, it is important that you share this with us.

If you believe a child or young person is at immediate risk you should contact the police on 999.

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