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Ferndown Children’s Centre

Parenting skills and strategies sessions

These drop-in sessions offer practical and friendly support for all parents and carers of children and young people of all ages. 

Sure Start Children’s Centre’s aim to help families, from pregnancy through to primary school. They do this by providing:

  • services and activities needed in the community
  • information, support, and answers to enquiries

The service and support will differ at each centre, but they could offer:

  • parenting advice, support and information
  • home visits for families
  • play and learn sessions which can help you support your child’s development
  • groups for parents with children who have extra needs
  • breastfeeding groups
  • access to a range of health services. Such as mental health, sexual health and contraception
  • information and advice about how to improve your skills and find work
  • advice for young parents
  • information on financial and housing matters
  • groups for dads
  • helping to stay healthy with advice on nutrition, weaning and stopping smoking
  • links to childcare providers and advice about help paying for childcare
  • support with the effects of domestic abuse

Telephone: 01202 225710