Family Wellbeing Centre services

Our Family Wellbeing Centres have a range of services available for you and you family.

0-5 year olds
6-11 year olds
12-18 years old (25 for those with SEND)
SEND (special education needs and disabilities)
Just for parents and carers
Dads and male carer only 

0-5 year olds

Health

  • Midwifery services that include antenatal and postnatal care.

Early Learning

  • Childminder stay and play for childminders and minded children.
  • Sing a song share a rhyme – story time sessions. Supporting children’s communication.
  • Dads and Tots group – open to all male carers, play and learn together.
  • Terrific twos – 4 week group for families eligible for 2 year free entitlement.
  • A range of stay and play sessions for families to play and learn together.
  • Targeted stay and play sessions for speech and language support.
  • Busy Feet – exercise and nutrition group.
  • Onsite delivery of library outreach and family learning sessions for under 5s.

6-11 year olds

Learning

  • Homework clubs for different ages, covering different subjects.
  • On-site delivery of library outreach and family learning sessions for 6 – 11 year olds.

Other

  • Transitions to junior and secondary schools. 

12-18 years old (25 for those with SEND)

Learning

  • Homework clubs for different ages, covering different subjects.

Other / general

  • Transitions to secondary schools / further education.
  • Prevent awareness, on line safety and self-care.
  • Young Carers Support a range of activities for CYP for 11-18 year olds.
  • 1:1 family support sessions with young people on a range of family challenges.
  • Pre and Post 16 education and employment options.

SEND (special education needs and disabilities)

  • Portage services for children under 5 – Stay & Play for children under 5 with additional needs.
  • Drop in service for young people.
  • Termly support for parents with children with SEND, including support with the EHCP process.
  • Support for parents with young people with SEND, including support with the EHCP process; weekly drop in sessions rotating between centres.
  • Regular parent/carer forums. 

Just for parents and carers

  • Antenatal and postnatal services - face to face visits during pregnancy, HAPPY sessions focusing on overweight women during and after pregnancy, preparation for parenthood course exploring baby brain development, attachment, looking after yourself, how to support baby’s healthy development.
  • Range of accredited parenting programmes and workshops looking at routines, behaviour and attachment.
    Family Support Groups on managing family changes including new baby, being a step parent, moving schools and bereavement.
  • Family Support – 1:1 confidential support based on needs of the parent / carer.
  • Workshops on moving into childcare or primary school.
  • Support for school application – primary and secondary, and free school meals and transport information support.
  • Help with finding childcare, including free nursery entitlements.
  • Holistic support offer to women affected by domestic abuse - employability/welfare benefit support.
  • Brent Police drop-in sessions for people seeking advice, offered DA support if required
  • Advice and Information – supporting families including new arrivals, legal information and benefits advice
  • Support with Housing matters
  • Jobs clubs events for parents and young people to offer employability workshops and sector specific recruitment events/programmes
  • Sessions with employment advisers and support in returning to work including CV writing, interview skills, and job search support.
  • Family and Parent Learning: various courses including ESOL

Dads and male carer only

  • Curious Dads – Dads to be session
  • Stay & Play
  • Fathers Friday Night Family Fun at Willesden Sport Centre and Barham Park

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