Pre and postnatal depression
support services

0121 301 5990

Coronavirus - Help and Support

In line with the Government and NHS guidance, we have adapted our service so that we can continue to support you whilst keeping you safe by maintaining social distancing rules. 

Unfortunately we are currently experiencing a very high demand for services so please bear with us.  We apologise that we have a waiting list of up to 10 weeks at the moment but we'll get to you as soon as we can.

Specific help and information regarding Coronavirus and your pregnancy/baby can be found by clicking the links below

For Coronavirus information in English click here
For Coronavirus information in other languages click here 
For our free 'Acacia Coronavirus Stay at Home Survival Guide' click here

There are many free resources available in our 'Help and Support' section also check out the 'Your Stories' section to watch video's of mums who have experienced similar experiences and have come out the other side.  There is hope and there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  We are holding it for you.

Welcome to Acacia Family Support

Acacia Family Support offers a range of free services including peer support to families across Birmingham experiencing pre and postnatal depression/anxiety . However you are feeling and whatever you are going through, we are here to help.

Acacia is an award winning organisation deriving its inspiration and values from the Christian faith.  Our services are open to everyone, regardless of their backgrounds, faith or beliefs. Most of our staff and volunteers have experienced maternal mental health or other mental health problems.

If you live outside of Birmingham please click here to go to the Hearts and Minds map of local support groups around the country.  All you need to do is put in your postcode and the map will show you what's available locally to you.

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Our Services

We provide, free of charge, a variety services which include peer support, individual listening/befriending sessions, CBT based group work, telephone support, practical support in your own home and massage therapy for parents and your baby.

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If you live in Birmingham and need help?

Need Help? If you need help or support or have any questions please call.
0121 301 5990
or click here to email us

If you live outside of Birmingham and need help?

View the website If you need help or support please visit the Hearts and Minds website.