Information about Covid19:
Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Useful contacts and support services

If you have immediate concerns or are worried about a child or young person's safety please telephone the Multi Agency Referral Unit (MARU) on 0300 123 1116

This is an uncertain time for many people. Together for Families has put together this list to make sure that you can access all of our support services in one place.

Action for Children online digital support for parents

This site is up and running for parents of 0-19 year olds. Parents can speak either online or via phone about anything.  From finances to behaviour to worry and anxiety. 

24 hour maternity triage line for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

This is an uncertain and anxious time for everyone who is pregnant or recently had a baby. If you have any queries or questions or need to talk to a midwife please call this number 01872 258000.

This line has been launched to take all maternity related calls from women, birthing people and their families.  It is staffed by wonderful midwives, 24 hours a day. If you are worried please do call. 

There is a range of self-help available on our Emotional Resilience pages, which deal with anxiety related to the pandemic and ways to look after your mental health and that of your family.


Wellchild is a national charity for sick children. Take a look at the Wellchild website for information and resources, as well as direct support for access to food, prescriptions, etc.

Parent Carers Cornwall - Parent4Parent

We can all need a friendly voice to talk to for advice or support.
Parent Carers Cornwall is launching a new Parent 4 Parent service for families to link in with, available Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 11am-1pm. Call or message 07732417527 or 07951019548 or visit the site.

Information on emotional resilience


School aged children- 5-19 years

Early help hub 01872 322277 for new referrals or complete an on-line request form.

Client advice line for those already working with School Nurses and health visitors 01872 322779

Out of hours GP services for information about any health concerns 111

Dental services - Emergency number 03334050290 / 03003112233

Day and night time wetting advice and support - free help line – 08081699949 For any concerns about continence product delivery contact the CAL line or your School Nurse if you have those details.

Family Information Service 

The Family information service offers advice and guidance for children aged 0-25. Tel: 0800 587 8191 or 01872 323535 (these numbers can take messages)

Health visiting aged children - 0-5