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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Children & Young People Mental Health Support

Parents & Carers



Helping Cambridgeshire parents who have children with additional needs and disabilities. Pinpoint Cambridgeshire is run for parents – by parents.

We give help and information to parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with additional needs and disabilities, and give parent carers opportunities to have a say and get involved in improving local services


https://www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk/support-groups/listen/  - Huntingdon area

For details of their latest courses, see their calendar HERE.


Family Voice Peterborough are a local registered charity who are actively seeking to improve services in all areas of the lives of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs. We are here for Parents and Carers of children and young people aged 0—25 years with a disability or additional needs. We aim to work together with professionals and parents so that the services for our children and young people meet their needs and by putting parent carers and their children at the centre and helping them to be heard.

The Cambridge Branch of the National Autistic Society provides support to individuals of all ages with autism, and their families and carers, and campaigns for better local services for those living with autism in Cambridgeshire

To email the Cambridge branch please use their contact form or call 07920 150407.

Please see here for remote local events as some of their regular activities are still suspended in order to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic.


Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind  are passionate about positive wellbeing and provide support to local people who may experience mental health challenges. Each year we support thousands of local people with their mental health. From crisis support and counselling to informal opportunities to connect with others, take a look at how we help. 

Ormiston Families

Ormiston Families take early and preventative action to support families across the East of England to be safe, healthy and resilient: all our services help people to build stronger networks, learn from experience and feel in control of their own wellbeing

If you would like to know more about Ormiston Families, how you can get involved in supporting children, young people and families to see a brighter future, or if you have an enquiry, please email: enquiries@ormistonfamilies.org.uk or call 01473 72451

Dhiverse are based in Cambridge providing free advice, information, and support on any general sexual health issue.

Click here for the information they have produced about general sexual health. 

They offer a range of services such as counselling for anyone, including young people age 11 and above, where issues around e.g. sexual health, HIV, sexuality, sexual identity, sexual relationships, sexual trauma, inappropriate or risky behaviours is affecting their mental health and wellbeing. Click here for more details about their counselling and emotional support service.  

 Dhiverse offer a range of non-mainstream relationships and sex education (RSE) programmes that can be delivered in a non-educational setting, ‘SLIP’ is one of these programmes.  SLIP stands for ‘Sex, the Law, and the Internet & Pornography' SLIP and is an alternative and age appropriate relationships and sex education programme. Please click here to read the SLIP information booklet for Parents and Guardians.

Parenting Together Support Group

Parenting Together; Reducing Parental Conflict

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Councils are working together, with other Local Authorities in the region and with the Department of Work and Pensions to broaden the range of resources available to improve outcomes for children by reducing parental conflict.

If you are a family whom would benefit from support please contact the Early Help Hub (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough) on 01480 376666 or click here for more information about the support programme.

Little Miracles is a charity that supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. Our activities and Family Support Workers provide a lifeline to the families and their children with the varied support that we are able to offer.  We support the whole family including parents, carers, the child with additional needs as well as the siblings and any family can receive support even before they receive the formal diagnosis.

Little Miracles has 10 branches located around the East of England - please click here for locations and information.


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