Home- Start

Home-Start Teesside offers befriending support along with practical and emotional advice in the homes of families who are having difficulties managing parenting for a variety of different reasons.

It may be that parents are experiencing:

  • Poor mental or physical health
  • Postnatal depression
  • Bereavement
  • Financial worries
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Multiple births
  • First time parent
  • Have a child with additional needs

Home-Start Teesside covers Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland.


Helpful Information

Family Fund : Click here

Online Safety Advice : Click here
Keeping Children safe from abuse : Click here
How to support children at home during this challenging time : Click here
What children are sharing with Childline about Coronavirus : Click here



Free school meals

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Headstart Middlesbrough

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Vulnerable Children and Young People

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Useful Information and Phone Numbers

StarLine home learning helpline0330 313 9162
Emergency Duty Team01642 524552
First Contact (Social Worker/OT referrals)01642 726004
Early Help01642 728080
Housing Department0800 0461600
Shorts Breaks01642 579160
Children with Disabilities Social Work Team01642 579160
CAMHS Crisis Team0300 0132000
MAIN01642 608012
Parents 4 Change01642 200526
Welfare Rights01642 729242
DLA Helpline0800 121 4600
Paediatric Continence Service01287 284112
Paediatric Occupational Therapy01642 873901
Daisy Chain01642 531248
SALT01642 516780
Tired Outwww.tiredout.org.uk
Daisy ChainDaisy Chain Project
SEND Single Point of Contact (including out of hours)01642 201831
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