Maternity – Parents2B

Home-Start Colchester Jaywick Clacton are pleased to be delivering 2 new projects to support Parents2B and new parents.

We offer a flexible service designed on a Parents 2 B’s needs. Providing a bespoke response to need.

During pregnancy we can offer:

  • Paren2B groups
  • Baby packs
  • Peer parent support groups
  • Support, advice, signposting
  • vouchers to buy healthy food
  • Emotional support
  • Practical support
  • Assistance to attend appointment
  • Bespoke courses
  • Pregnancy buddy if requested
  • Assistance to prepare for the birth

After birth

¨ Stay and play groups for new parents and babies in locations across Colchester and Tendring

¨ Courses to build skills – on request

¨ Drop in information and support sessions

¨ Signposting to services in the local area that help with feeding, sleeping, weight, milestones

¨ If parents are struggling financially we can help with baby essentials

¨ Help with applying for grants

¨ Parenting support via one to one and groups

¨ Help and assistance with attending appointments

¨ Advice/signposting support for housing, financial concerns, benefit entitlement

¨ Supporting to additional support


Baby drop in The Ark Methodist Church 10 – 11 am



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