Sure Start Children’s Centres are a government run programme to support to all families with babies and children from pregnancy until they go to school. Support offered aims to ensure that every child receives the best possible start in life by bringing together early education, health and family support.
We have 7 centres covering Charnwood including Anstey, Cobden, Loughborough West, Mounstorrrel, Shelthorpe, Shepshed, Thurmaston.
We have a team of friendly practitioners whose aim is to help those that most need it by providing information, advice and services.The types of support they can offer include:
Parenting support & Behaviour management,
Benefit and finance checks
Finding a childcare place – 2year & 3 year Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)
And lots more!
We run a range of groups from our centres, many which are open to all.Listed here are a selection of groups that run including:
Bumps to Babies ante natal support - various venues
Cherubs Group for babies and younger children – all centres
Play Along /Smiley Faces/Little Ones Learn for under- fives in all centres.
Messy Hands – stay and play sessions for children under 5 years with additional needs in summer and Easter holidays at Shelthorpe CC
Dads Group – last Saturday of every month at Loughborough West CC
We also run some more specialist services and groups in partnership with other services and agencies. For more information about what’s on please see our timetable or telephone Loughborough West Children’s Centre:0116 3055247 9.00am – 5.00pm or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on what’s on in your nearest centre please call.Anstey: 0116 3053537 (9.30am – 3pm)Cobden: 0116 3050726 (9.30am – 3pm)Loughborough West: 0116 3055247 (9am – 5pm)Mountsorrel: 0116 3055267 (9.30am – 3pm)Shelthorpe: 0116 3055239 (9.30am – 3pm)Shepshed: 01509 650743 (9.30am – 3pm)Thurmaston: 01163055264 (9.30am – 3pm)
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