Parenting and family support activities

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

Milk Spot

Are you a new mum who would like to breastfeed your baby in a safe and comfortable environment. Join us for our milk spot sessions every Wednesday to meet friends and get advice from midwives on breastfeeding.

Date: Wednesdays,

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: FREE

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: New mums

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

LGBT Parents Group

Opportunity for lesbian and gay, bisexual and trans parents and their children to meet informally, take part in play activities and listen to guest speakers.

Date: Saturdays, 8 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec, 5 Jan, 2 Feb, 2 Mar,

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Suggested donation £2 per family

Should I book? Just turn up

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

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: Saturdays, 8 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec, 5 Jan, 2 Feb, 2 Mar

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Suggested donation £2 per family

Should I book? Just turn up

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

Speech and Language Drop-in

Drop-in session for parents with children aged five and under. Gain advice and information from a speech and language therapist.

Date: Tuesdays, 11 Sep & 13 Nov, 10am-12pm at Coin Street neighbourhood centre, Wednesdays, 10 Oct & 5 Dec, 10am-12pm at Blackfriars Settlement

Time: 12:00am

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

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

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: 12:00am

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

Wednesday Stay ‘n’ Play

Meet others in a relaxed environment with lots of opportunity for play. This new session is based at Blackfriars Settlement and delivered by our Early Years Educators, with regular visits from our family support team to offer advice on parenting, child development, child 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

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: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Yes

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, 14 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 7 Dec,

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: Saturdays, 15 Sep, 13 Oct, 10 Nov, 8 Dec, 12 Jan, 9 Feb, 9 Mar

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Suggested donation £2 per family.

Should I book? Just turn up

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

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