resources for families in Blackpool

Helpful Resources for Families in Blackpool

Useful Organisations

FYI Directory

The FYI directory is a new, unique directory for people and professionals across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. It brings together information about a wide range of local health and council services, community clubs, social groups, childcare providers, wellbeing activities and events into one comprehensive source.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital services to the population of the Fylde coast, as well as the millions of holidaymakers that visit each year. The Trust also provides a wide range of community services to residents in Blackpool, the Fylde Coast, Wyre and North Lancashire.

Lancashire Mind

Lancashire Mind is an independent local charity, part of the Mind network, that is working to ensure that everyone experiencing a mental health condition gets both support and respect. Through organised actions to bring about changes in policy, behaviour and culture, they aim to achieve their vision of mental wellbeing for all.


Every child is worth fighting for.

Public Health England

Protecting and improving the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities.

Blackpool SEND Local Offer

The Local Offer is for parents and carers of children and young people with SEND, as well as the young people themselves. They can help you find your nearest and most suitable service in your local area. Their website offers lots of information, guides and contacts for the local SEND offer from childhood to adulthood.

Blackpool Empowerment Charity

Empowerment is a Blackpool based charity committed to empowering local people to have their voices heard, no matter their background or current situation. They are a health and social care charity with a range of support services for people affected by domestic abuse, health and social care problems and mental health. 

Fylde Coast Women’s Aid

Fylde Coast Women’s Aid (FCWA) offer free advice and support to individuals living in Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse, stalking and child sexual exploitation. You can call the FCWA helpline on 01253 596699.

Helpful Information

Blackpool Better Start

Find out what Blackpool Better Start is, and what we do!

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is a free multi-award winning  pregnancy and parenting app! Download it today!

ACEs video

This short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with Adverse Childhood Experiences has affected his life.

Journey to Resilience

Watch this fun and informational video about resilience and why it’s so important!