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

Breastfeeding Support groups in Lambeth and Southwark

Lambeth and Southwark councils have set up breastfeeding cafés and support groups to provide a place where mothers can go with their babies to receive advice and support from health visitors and other mothers.
*Please note: Milk Spot sessions are no longer held at Coin Street neighbourhood centre.*

Date: Various dates and times

Time: 12:00am

Venue:

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.

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

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

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 by referral only

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 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

Under 20s Antenatal Group

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

Date: Thursdays, 20 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 20 Dec, 17 Jan, 14 Feb, 21 Mar

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.

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: Third Friday of every month, (term time only) 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 21 Dec, 18 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 Mar

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

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