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Oadby and Wigston 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 2 centres covering Oadby and Wigston district with venues at Wigston Magna and South WigstonWe 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:•             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 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 – Wigston Magna•             Big fun for little ones –stay and play – Wigston Magna•             Dads group – stay and play open to all male carers – Wigston MagnaFamilies living in Oadby & Wigston can also access services delivered by Blaby District Sure Start Children’s Centres.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 Oadby & Wigston timetable or telephone Wigston Magna Children’s Centre:0116 3055282 9.30am – 4.30pm (closed for lunch 12.30-1.00) or email:

Health and wellbeing
Blaby, Oadby and Wigston
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