Acacia Family Support
To offer support to mothers and their families affected by symptoms associated with pre-natal and post-natal depression consistent with good clinical practice and to promote and encourage family wellbeing. Operate a telephone listening and support service. Liaise with and work with local NHS services and health professionals. Operate a weekly drop-in support service in a comfortable, inviting and calm environment. Raise awareness in the community of pre and post-natal depression and the support available. Sign posting those with additional needs to other appropriate agencies. Organise school holiday fun activities for families. Presenting family education and support events. Recruiting volunteers from the local community, providing training, work review and support to ensure their work is positive, fulfilling and rewarding.