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Find out what children’s centres can offer you…

Posted on: 25 April 2017

Sure Start Exeter

Children’s centres offer advice and support for all parents and carers of children from birth until they are five years old.  Children’s centres offer a whole range of services from universal through to targeted family support. They give families opportunities to meet other parents, share experiences, and access services; some examples of the help and advice on offer are:

  • Access to evidenced based parenting programmes
  • Access to universal services such as messy play.
  • Direct access to counselling services in some areas
  • 1:1 family support in families homes
  • Support with Housing/Debt Advice/Domestic Abuse.
  • Support in accessing good quality childcare
  • Access to learning opportunities for adults
  • Specialist groups for families who have children with  additional needs

More information about your Local Children’s Centre, and can be found

https://new.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/early-years-and-childcare/childrens-centres

Children’s Centres are run by a number of national and local organisations, local information can be found below:

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/in-your-area/

http://www.westexe.childrencentre.org/

http://childrenscentres.eci.org.uk/