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0-19 Services - School Nursing, Health Visiting and Parenting Support

0-19 services is the universal offer which refers to school nursing, health visiting and parenting support. This service is commissioned by the Public Health Team within the Local Authority. 

Public Health Nurses offer universal support regarding the health and development of all children from 5 to 19 years of age. The service provides interventions on a one to one or group basis to increase resilience and reduce risk taking behaviours. 

All practitioners deliver targeted support to families as needed and have a statutory duty to be involved with the child in need and any child protection procedures. The service also undertakes reviews and health assessments for Looked After Children. 

In Hartlepool this service is provided by Hartlepool Borough Council. 

For further information please contact The Children's Hub on 01429 284284 or email childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk