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    Health Visiting Services

    Health Visiting 0-5 years

    Our service currently remains open Monday-Friday, 9-5pm. You can contact a Health Visitor for advice on 01254 585000

    The majority of our contacts will be by telephone and/or video call. Following this, we will assess if a home visit is needed in order to reduce non-essential contact.

    At this time, we are not able to safely deliver Family Health Clinics therefore; we would encourage you to contact our service on the number above for any support or advice you need.

    What services are available?

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    The service is available to any family with children aged 0-5 years

    Health Visitors work in collaboration with GPs, Children's Centres and community services to deliver universal, universal plus, universal partnership plus and community services based on the needs of the children and families in their area. Every GP Practice and Children's Centre has a named link Health Visitor for information and advice about the service or consultation regarding any child or family

    You can ask the health visitor anything, if they can't help you they will try to find someone who can help you. The health visitor can listen to you if you are worried about being hurt by someone you know or who lives with you.

    If being a mum makes you feel upset or sad or it is not what you thought it would be, the health visitor will be able to help you.

    Where are they based?

    There are 4 integrated children and family health teams.

    How can you get an appointment?

    You can telephone the health visiting team on one of the numbers here to arrange an appointment. You can get more information from;

    • Your GP
    • Your Midwife
    • Your local Children's Centre

    Contact your local team

    Blackburn with Darwen

    Darwen and Rural Team

    Darwen Children’s Centre, Lord Street, Darwen, BB3 0HD
    Tel: 01254 585 000

    Blackburn East Team

    Audley Children’s Centre, 185-187 Pringle Street, Blackburn, BB1 1SF
    Tel: 01254 585 000

    Blackburn West Team

    Higher Croft Children’s Centre, Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UY
    Tel: 01254 585 000

    Blackburn North Team

    Little Harwood Children’s Centre, Robinson Street, Blackburn, BB1 5PE
    Tel: 01254 585 000