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Early help for children, young people and families

Hampshire Family Support Service

About us

Hampshire County Council’s Family Support Service (FSS) is part of the ‘early help’ provision for Hampshire.

It is run by the County Council for families with:

  • children aged 0–19 years
  • children aged up to 25 years who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities

We provide a joined-up, whole-family service to those who have high levels of need.

What help can we offer

We provide the following services to families who meet the threshold for Early Help;

  • One to one support
  • Access to evidence-based parenting programmes
  • Local support surgeries and groups

We can provide co-ordinated help for families on a range of issues including;

  • Family relationships
  • Behaviours that are challenging
  • Housing issues
  • Emotional and mental health
  • Healthy relationships
  • Alcohol and drug issues

How we will support you

Your voice and views are important and we want to make sure they are heard and understood.

We will work alongside you and your family to find out exactly what concerns you and what support you need, building on the strengths you already have.

How to contact us

Talk to someone who is already in contact with your family. This might be a health visitor, teacher, or community worker.

You can also contact us by phone on 0300 555 1384

Staff at our telephone contact centre will be able to advise on the most appropriate support dependent on the needs of the family.


If you would like further information please contact:

Hampshire Specialist CAMHS
Single Point of Access

Telephone: 0300 304 0050