Health Visiting Service

  • Type of SEND provision:


The Health Visiting Service provides a home visiting and community based service to support children and families in promoting health and wellbeing.

The service includes:

  • supporting and guiding mothers and fathers in pregnancy and in their parenting role with a particular focus on young parents
  • increasing the levels of commencing and sustaining breast feeding
  • child health and development reviews
  • improving the emotional health and wellbeing of children and families
  • improving the experience of parents with children with additional needs

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Further information

  • Are you eligible
  • The service works mainly with families with children under 5 years.

  • How to access
  • Your doctor at your local doctor’s surgery will be able to advise you of the contact details for your health visitor or you can find contact details on the Somerset County Council website.

  • When is it available
  • Contact provider for details