Children's centres

Support for 0-5s and their families

What we offer

Each centre offers different services, including:

  • childcare
  • early education
  • training or finding a new job
  • antenatal classes
  • baby clinics
  • support with breastfeeding
  • support with parenting and speech and language
  • drop-in sessions for parents and children
  • services for children with special needs and disabilities
  • opportunities for families to get involved with volunteering and designing services

Please check with your local children's centre to find out what they offer.

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Find a children's centre

Find your nearest children's centre and discover what's on. Come along to meet other parents, have fun or get information, advice and support.

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Start for Life

Start for Life aims to improve the health of babies and children under 2 by encouraging a healthy lifestyle – helping parents-to-be and mums and dads to give their children the best possible start.

Find out more about Start for Life