Around Poplar Children's Centre
Children’s Centres help give your child the best start in life. If you are expecting a baby or are a parent or carer with a child under five, you can attend a range of free universal sessions. You can also access child and family health services, childcare and early years education advice as well as volunteering and training support.
Children’s centres also provide one to one support for families with children under 11.”
Around Poplar Children's Centre aims to help give your child the best start in life. If you are expecting a baby or you are a parent or carer with a child under 5, we can provide family support, early education, child and family health services, childcare advice, employment, volunteering and training support.
We work closely with other services to provide advice on breastfeeding, emotional support, speech, language and child development, housing and domestic violence. We also run 2 years integrated health review and 8 months review with health visitors. If you have any question or queries about your child’s speech, eating or sleeping habits, general behaviour or social skills please speak to your health advisor who will refer you to the right service at your local children’s centre.
Our family support team provides the following: Outreach and signposting to community resources, developing positive parenting skills and Building self-esteem and empowering parents. We work closely with the social services, local schools, health and educational professionals, day-care, libraries and other local organisations.
Play & Learning
Our Play and Learning team offer Stay and Play sessions for children aged 0-5 years throughout the week. The sessions are delivered from APCC and local outreach venues. The sessions are designed to encourage children to learn through play which stimulates their cognitive, physical and social development.
Pathway to Employment and Volunteering
Come and see our friendly staff for help and assistance for:
• One-to-one appointments
• Volunteering opportunities
• Access/support into training and employment
• CV writing/job searches/interviewing techniques/carer advice
• Nursery Education Grant for 2 year olds.
Educational Psychology Support
We work closely with the team in supporting families who find it difficult to set boundaries in managing child behaviours, potty training, parenting strategies and support parents to understand of child disability diagnose.
For full details of activities and services, please click on the link in the "More Information (leaflet, form or publication) box.
0207 364 0540