Wellbeing and Mental Health

Health Visiting

The health visiting service offers every family a series of visits and appointments to check if you and your baby are healthy and developing well.

Your health visitor will usually visit you and your baby at six key stages from 0-5 years.
To find out more visit Help with children’s health – Wakefield Council or call 0-19 Service on 0300 373 0944

The Wakefield 0-19 Service have launched a new app. The app provides information including videos on a wide range of topics:

  • infant feeding
  • diet and nutrition
  • child development
  • perinatal, infant and child emotional health
  • making sure your child is ready for school

Turning Point for Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Turning Point Wakefield offer free Talking Therapies to support you and your family before and after the birth of your child. They offer pregnancy and parental support workshops. This includes sessions on mindful pregnancy, preparing for birth and supporting new dads. Visit the website to find out more about the workshops on offer:

Wakefield (turning-point.co.uk)

Call 01924 234 860 or email Wakefield.talking@turning-point.co.uk to talk to a Turning Point Mental Health Professional.