Family Support Groups

Affinity Trust

COVID-19 Update: Internet and/or Telephone Based. Coffee mornings / weekly meetings on hold until Lockdown / Tier system is finished.

The Affinity Trust supports over 1,000 people with learning disabilities across England and Scotland, enabling them to live as independently as possible.

Copnor Road
United Kingdom
02392 666624

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.

07956 996779


Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. Cafcass represents children in family court cases in England.

21 Bloomsbury Street
United Kingdom
0300 456 4000

Connor's Toy Library

Connors Toy Library Sessions are open to all parents, carers, childminders, foster carers and grandparents.

Outreach project - supporting families on a 1:1 basis with home visits and support to access their local toy library session. Support with developmental delays, weaning, behavioural concerns etc.. Helping to reduce isolation, gain peer support and become part of their local community. COVID-19 Update: Continuing to recieve referrals.
Communtiy Toy Library sessions - providing stay, play and toy loan sessions for all families across the City. Promoting play, child development, peer support and community cohesion. COVID-19 Update: Get as many back up and running throughout the city as we can considering current COVID-19 restrictions.
Mobile Toy Library - Visiting Hostel, Refuge and other services or groups on request, providing play, stay and toy loan session. COVID-19 Update: Plan sessions back into the venues as soon as possible. Child Carers Toy Store - access to good quality, eduactional, specialist and fun toys and resources for those caring for and working with other peoples children (foster carers, childminders, nurseries etc.) Family membership is available to. COVID-19 Update: Currently orders are via online and we are delivering.

Free for all families with children with additional needs to join and borrow toys and resources.

St George's Square
United Kingdom
02392 832926


Daybreak is the country’s leading national voluntary organisation focused entirely on the delivery of family group conferences (FGCs) and related training.

Daybreak delivers programmes of the highest quality and aims for continuous service improvement, through:

systematic monitoring and collection of feedback
rigorous selection and training of staff, independent coordinators and volunteers
inspiring individual and collective responsibility across the workforce

Our work is widely recognised as achieving great results for children, adults and their families whilst making significant cost savings for Local Authorities and other agencies.

023 8069 6644

Elizabeth Foundation

COVID-19 Update: All Nurseries are back open , however please read the COVID-19 Statement here before attending:

The Elizabeth Foundation is a charity supporting infants and preschool children with hearing loss and their families.

Southwick Hill Road
United Kingdom
02392 372735

Family Welfare Association

Clothing and household goods for families in need

United Kingdom
02392 811407

Food and Weight - Babies and Eary Years Portsmouth

Early years are a crucial period of development for children. The NHS Birth to Five Guide covers a wide range of topics, providing lots of important information and tools to help parents through the different stages of child development

Joining Forces for Families

COVID-19 Update: Open as usual adhering to the latest government COVID-19 Advice

Joining Forces for Families (JFFF) is a project funded by the Armed Forces Covenant and delivered by Citizens Advice Hart, Rushmoor Citizens Advice and Portsmouth Citizens Advice.

Ark Royal House
Winston Churchill Avenue
United Kingdom
02392 855855

Maternity Services Portsmouth

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Antenatal care
Postnatal care
Labour and birth care
Maternity theatres
Infant Feeding support
Parent education

Milton Road
United Kingdom