Pre and postnatal depression
support services

0121 301 5990

Welcome to Acacia Family Support

We offer a range of free services including peer led listening and befriending 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 Birmingham based, award winning organisation now in it's 19th year and 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.

On this website you are welcome to explore our many free resources in our 'Help and Support' section including specific covid information.  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. You can also refer yourself to us if you'd like to access our free support.  There is hope and there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  We are holding it for you.

If you live outside of Birmingham please click here to go to the Hearts and Minds map of more great 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.

Christian Distinctiveness

If you're curious about what being a Christian charity means to Acacia?  Click here to read more.


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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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Lottery Funded

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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)

Welcome to Acacia's dedicated section for mums and dads who are people of colour and/or from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.  Here we have tried to pull together some resources for BAME families and professionals who are looking for help with perinatal mental health problems and Coronavirus information in various languages.It is important to say at the outset that we are ...

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Support For Dads & Partners

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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.