Family support news

Tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance

Do your bit to keep antibiotics working

Published on Friday, 19 November 2021

Local authorities and NHS partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are working together to help tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance .

Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021

The global theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2021, is “Orange the world: End violence against women now!”

Poster with details to text donations to

Text your LOVE and donate food to families in need

Published on Wednesday, 17 November 2021

A campaign to help support the families in the city that need food most has been launched and everyone is invited to help.

On Your Doorstep event - 24 July - Churchill Avenue street closure 11-4.

Foleshill residents encouraged to turn out for On Your Doorstep community day

Published on Thursday, 15 July 2021

Planning for the On Your Doorstep Foleshill event has started as local services are preparing to kick off the summer holidays by welcoming families for free, outdoor physical and wellbeing activities.

Kooth - you can still access support over the summer holidays

What’s on Kooth this July?

Published on Monday, 05 July 2021

With schools closing for the summer at the end of this month, children and young peoples’ service, Kooth will continue to be available to offer support across our area.

Domestic abuse

The link between domestic abuse and football season

Published on Monday, 14 June 2021

Coventry City Council and Coventry Domestic Abuse Services want to raise public awareness of support available as the Euros Football 2020 season begins.

Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment

Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment

Published on Monday, 07 June 2021

A Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment is now live and will help providers to understand the needs of people who have experienced domestic abuse in the city.

Parents with a newborn baby

Supporting Coventry and Warwickshire parents to continue to access services

Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021

Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and partners are proud to be supporting Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week between 3- 9 May with the theme of ‘Journeys to recovery’.

Big changes in our lives can be overwhelming at times.

New online mental health support for children and young people in Coventry is live

Published on Monday, 12 April 2021

A new anonymous digital counselling and support service for children and young people, Kooth, is live in Coventry.


Time to Talk Day 2021 – The power of small

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021

One in four people experience a mental health problem in any given year.

No service cuts as Council consults on budget plans

Published on Monday, 07 December 2020

The Council is set to consult on proposals for its 2021/22 budget, which will set out how it will preserve frontline services despite the ongoing challenge of Coronavirus.

*Pictured: L-R: Colleen Fletcher MP, Helen Needham (Foleshill Community Centre), Cllr Faye Abbott, Dev Bhamara (Paneer wrap Street food Company), Chris Hardy (Libertine Burger) outside the community centre

Dining Club event helps feed city families

Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2020

A city community centre staged a special pop-up dining event to help provide free school meals for youngsters.

Safe Haven

New Coventry Safe Haven launched for mental health support

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020

A new mental health support service that aims to increase help for residents experiencing mental distress, is being launched in Coventry, as part of a joint effort by the Council and partner agencies.

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