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Hinckley and Bosworth District Sure Start Children’s Centres

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 within Hinckley and Bosworth.  Three in Hinckley – Hinckley East which is also a contact centre, Westfield and Hinckley West (Redmoor), Earl Shilton, Barwell, Desford and Bagworth.We have a team of friendly family outreach workers whose aim to help those that most need it by providing information, advice and services.The types of support they can offer include:•             Well Being support•             Weaning information•             Sleep routines•             Behaviour management•             Debt solutions•             Housing Support•             Benefit and finance checks•             Finding a childcare place – 2year & 3 year Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)•             Sexual health•             And lots more! We run targeted support such as the Pathways which runs for a year from antenatal stage, weekly, with the same worker covering everything you need to know to support yourself and your new baby. Targeted groups, which are book on, such as:Learning Through PlaySolihull Parenting Course to support understanding your child Speech and Language workshops SEND – Contact and Play – Mondays at Hinckley West We also run a range of groups from our centres which are open to all, including:•             Bumps to Babies (Antenatal) – all centres•             Breastfeeding Support Cafes in Desford, Earl Shilton and Hinckley East•             Sensory rooms at Barwell, Bagworth and Desford•             Toy Library – Westfield Children centre Hinckley on Thursday morning.•             Parent led play and stay sessions at each centre. Families living in Hinckley and Bosworth district can access services delivered at all of our sites.We also run some more specialist services and groups in partnership with other services and agencies. For more information about what’s on please telephone Hinckley East Sure Start Children’s Centre: 0116 305 5601 or Email:

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