Family Self-Referral

Hi, we’re Leo’s, a parent-led charity who has been exactly where you’re sitting right now. We know how worrying and scary the neonatal journey can be which is why we are here to help.

Our team of trained peer support mentors all have lived neonatal experience and are ready and waiting to take care of you.

Alongside our peer mentors, we have a caring counselling team who offer talking therapies, EMDR and CBT support.

We also provide varying types of community support for when families go home from the neonatal unit.

We are not a crisis service, if you feel you are in a mental health emergency and are unable to keep yourself or someone else safe, please contact 999.

Please note, our team only covers the North East of England and we are sadly unable to support you if you are outside of our region.

Click the link below, to refer in today.

Family Self-Referral

If you are a recently bereaved parent and are looking for our specialist bereavement referral form, please follow this link


Facts & Figures

79% of parents said a neonatal stay affected their mental health

Leo’s saw a 337% increase in need due to COVID-19

Did you know, reading to your baby in the NICU helps their development?

Leo's Neonatal

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