Other support networks

Light Peer Support can offer families peer support and guidance at our support groups or via our 1:1 support programme.

Additional support, information or treatment can be found from many other local and national organisations, charities and networks. Here are details of some other support services available:

Local services in and around Sheffield:

Sheffield Perinatal Mental Health Service: 0114 271 6069 or 0114 271 6310  http://shsc.nhs.uk/service/perinatal-mental-health-service/

Sheffield IAPT: 0114 226 4380 www.iaptsheffield.shsc.nhs.uk

Sheffield Mental Health Helpline: 24 hours a day Freephone 0808 801 0440

Sheffield Mind: Free telephone counselling support every Monday between 9.00 – 10.30am 0114 258 4489 www.sheffieldmind.co.uk

Homestart South Yorkshire: 0114 278 8377 http://homestartsy.org.uk/

Sheffield Children’s Centreshttps://www.sheffield.gov.uk/education/information-for-parentscarers/care-support/childcare/childrens-centres.html

Little Sheffieldhttp://littlesheffield.org.uk/

Sheffield Sling Surgeryhttp://www.sheffieldslingsurgery.co.uk/

National services:

APNI (Association for Post Natal Illness): 0207 386 0868 https://apni.org/

Pandas Foundation (Pre and Post Natal Depression Advice and Support): http://www.pandasfoundation.org.uk/ 0843 2898 401

Cry-sis (support for families with excessively crying, sleepless & demanding babies): 08451 228 669 http://www.cry-sis.org.uk/

Miscarriage Association: 01924 200 799 http://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Sands (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Charity): 0207 436 5881 https://www.uk-sands.org/

Samaritans: 24 hours a day Freephone 116 123 http://www.samaritans.org/