Community Groups There are lots of community groups in the local area. The information we share below is far from an exhaustive list, but we have tried to signpost you to as many sources of support as possible. If you think there is something we’ve missed, please do let us know – you can email us via GLCCG.GlosMVP@nhs.net or get in touch via our Facebook page. Speak to your midwife, health visitor or GP, or look on noticeboard or for leaflets at your local child health clinic, health centre, GP’s waiting room, children’s centre, library, advice centre, supermarket or newsagent. You can also find lots of information and support via the following directories, just do a postcode search: The Glosfamilies Directory offer a wide range of information to support families, children and young people. This includes information on parent and baby groups, finding and choosing childcare, activities for families YourCircle is a directory to help you find your way around health and care and connect with people, places and activities in Gloucestershire. Home-Start Home-Start Gloucestershire are affiliated with the national Home-Start charity. They provide advice and support to parents who are going through challenging times. Find out more about the organisation closest to you: Home-Start Stroud District (includes Quedgeley and Kingsway) Website: www.home-startsd.org Tel: 01453 297470 Email: email@example.com Home-Start Cotswold Website: www.home-start-cotswold.org Tel: 01285 885391 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Home-Start North and West Glos (includes Tewkesbury, Forest of Dean and Cheltenham) Website: www.homestartnwglos.org Tel: 07470 191425 Email: email@example.com S.H.E.D (Support and Help for Every Dad) S.H.E.D is a local support group for Dad’s who have experience of the Neonatal Unit in Gloucestershire. For more information please visit the S.H.E.D facebook page In the past 10 years, approximately 5,000 fathers have had a child on Gloucestershire Royal’s Neonatal Unit. Here are some of their stories.