HIVE Directory: Support For Parents

Boogie Mites

Boogie Mites Portsmouth offer educational music groups and sessions for Nurseries / preschools, parent and carers, parties and events. We also offer Intergenerational music sessions partnering nurseries/ preschools with local care homes and care homes with families.

All our sessions enhance learning, language and literacy skills and are in line with the EYFS.

023 9281 7274

Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS), shares information, advice and guidance for families with children from pre-birth to 19 and those working with families.

For further information see website

Guildhall Square
United Kingdom

National Childbirth Trust - New Parent Support

Bumps and Babies has restarted at St Margarets Church Cafe, Highland Road, Southsea, PO4 9DD.

Our volunteer hosts will be there from 10.30 on Thursdays to have a hot drink and chat and welcome you.

We are asking that you book a FREE space for any adults attending the group (babies don't need to book in!) so our volunteers know who to expect. Look on the events page for more information.

Due to family commitments we are currently only running sessions during term time.

0844 243 6243

The Elizabeth Foundation

The Elizabeth Foundation is a charity supporting infants and preschool children with all degrees of deafness and their families. We are inclusive of children with additional physical, sensory and specilaist learning needs. We continue to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and use of hand sanitiser. following the pandemic and respectfully ask guests to also continue to keep themselves and others safe if they choose to visit us, with particular regard to symptoms which may be indictiave of having covid19.

Southwick Hill Road
United Kingdom
02392 372735

The Parenting Network - Baby Bank

Portsmouth Baby Bank aims to help alleviate child poverty and support
families during times of financial and emotional stress, whilst reducing
waste and promoting reuse of items.

We provide essential items such as baby clothes, toiletries, equipment, cots, prams and toys to families in need. We receive referrals from any
professionals who are working directly with families.

Please find a link to our referral form on our website.

Our service is provided for free with thanks to our funders.