Parenting and family support activities

Saturday Stay ‘n’ Play

Families learn together in this relaxed, informal environment with fun activities. For families with children aged eight years and under

Date: First Saturday of the Month, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: FREE

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children 0-8 years old.

Under 20s Stay ‘n’ Play

Come along with your babies and toddlers for midwifery care including breastfeeding, contraception advice, access to Coin Street’s specialist support for training and employment, childcare and more.

Date: Thursdays (term time only)

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For parents under 20 years old with children 0-5 years old

Place2Be

An art therapy counselling service for mums, dads, grandparents, step-parents and carers with children under 5 years old.

Date: Fridays (term time only)

Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Yes by referral only. Advance booking required

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Family Fitness & Fun

Fun Sunday sessions for all the family. Dance classes, arts and crafts sessions, sports and games. Parents and siblings under 5 can catch up with other families or friends.

Date: Sundays (term time only)

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: Colombo Centre

Should I book? Must register first. Places are limited!

Age Range: Families with children 5-10 years old

Tuesday Stay ‘n’ Play

A dedicated session for families with children 0-5 years old, focusing on exploration, investigation and activities to stimulate the minds of young children.

Date: Tuesdays (term time only)

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: Families with children 0-5 years old

Wednesday Stay ‘n’ Play

A new session is based at Blackfriars Settlement. Delivered by our Early Years Educators, with regular visits from our family support team with advice on parenting, child development, safety and emotional well-being.

Date: Wednesdays (term time only)

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Blackfriars Settlement,

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Babies Stay ‘n’ Play

A dedicated session for expectant parents and parents of children under two years old, focusing on exploration, investigation and activities to stimulate the minds of young children.

Date:  Fridays (term time only)

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: FREE

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: Families with children under 2

Feel Good Wednesday

Would you like to build confidence as a parent, find new ways to handle stress and strengthen the bond between you and your child? Join us for our new feel good Wednesday sessions. 

Date: Wednesdays (term time only).

Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? By referral or self-referral

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Introducing solids drop-in

Come and meet Jennie, our Early Years Dietician, who can offer you help and advice on nutrition for your baby/child including difficult mealtimes, introducing solid food and healthy eating. 

Date: Fridays from 10 May then 7 June, 5 July

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children under 5 years old. 

Dads and Male Carers Group

Come along to our Stay, Play ‘n’ Relax, offering an informal session where you can play with your children, meet other dads and carers, discuss the things that matter to you and talk about activities you want to see for dads and male carers. 

Date: Saturday from 11 May, 8 June, 13 June

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: FREE

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For dads and male carers with children 0-8 years old

Twins & Triplets Group

Are you a mum or dad or carer of twins? Or are you expecting twins or triplets? Come and join us at this informal group with play for under 5s and share the joys and challenges of multiple parenting.

Date: Fridays from 10 May then 21 June, 12 July

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Under 20s Antenatal Group

Come along and meet other young parents, make friends and discuss labour, feeding and more.

Date: Thursdays, from 16 May then 20 June, 18 July

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For women under 20 years old who are pregnant.

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