BURNGREAVE CHILDREN’S CENTRE
Firvale and Wensley January to March 2017
Free Childcare for 2, 3 & 4 year olds
For the latest information please call 0114 2525220 or pop in-to Burngreave Children’s Centre 19 Spital Street, Sheffield, S3 9LB
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Groups and Activities at Burngreave Children’s Centre
Telephone 2525220 for more information on the following:
Monday Parent and Toddler Group – two sessions (both term time only) 12.30pm – 1.45pm & 2.00pm – 3.15pm Tuesday English Conversation Class 10.30am – 12pm (term time only) Baby Group (birth to 12 months) 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Wednesday Health Visitor Drop in 10.00am – 11.30am Baby Massage 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Friday Talking Toddlers (referral only) 1.30pm – 3.00pm
HENRY (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the really young)
HENRY is a popular 8 week FREE fun programme designed to give babies and young children (0-5 years) a good start and to help the whole family to adopt a healthier lifestyle. It helps families change old habits and to achieve their healthy lifestyle goals. Each session begins with family time and young children are then cared for while parents and carers explore the topic of the week.
A four week bookable programme Baby massage is a relaxing and pleasant experience for you and your baby. It can help reduce colic and constipation and supports bonding and attachment. Please contact Burngreave Children’s Centre on 0114 252 5220 for details
Also in the area
Stay & Play Group – Tuesday 1.15pm – 2.45pm (term time only) at Oasis Academy Fir Vale, Owler Lane, Sheffield S4 8GA
For Parenting Courses in the area Contact the Multi Agency Support Team (MAST) 0114 233 1189
Baby and toddler groups For a full list of baby and toddler groups in Burngreave, Firvale and Wensley area please contact:
Family Information Directory on 0114 27 56699 or visit the website https://www.sheffielddirectory.org.uk
Healthy Start Vitamins You can get vitamin tablets for you and vitamin drops for your baby from the Children’s Centre. Tel: 0114 252 5220
Health Visitor Drop In Session Monday 9.30am – 11.00am at Oasis Academy Fir Vale, Owler Lane, Sheffield S4 8GA (term time only) Wednesday at Burngreave Children’s Centre 10.00am – 11.30am
See the Health Visiting Team for support and advice. The Health Visitor and Community Nurse can advise you on weighing, weaning onto solids, teething, toilet training and other well baby needs.
The speech and language therapist will be available to discuss any language development concerns on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Infant Feeding Support Infant Feeding Support
Workers work closely with Midwives and Health Visitors and are available to offer information and support families during the antenatal and postnatal period around feeding, caring for and bonding with your baby.
They can ring you, see you in your local Children’s Centre and visit you at home if necessary. They run groups in your Children’s Centre such as Baby Massage, Breastfeeding Groups and they attend Health Visitor Clinics.
The Infant Feeding Support Workers are: Ali – 07826 993912 Claire – 0797 216 6354 Sam – 0777 647 3615 Trish – 07817 867 787 If you require support at evening or weekends you can contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 0300 100 0212
APPOINTMENTS ONLY For Pitsmoor, Melrose, Burngreave surgeries and Sheffield Medical Centre To make an appointment please phone Burngreave Children’s Centre on 2525220
Monday Postnatal Clinic 1.20pm – 3.40pm
Tuesday Antenatal Clinic 9.00am – 3.40pm – Pitsmoor
Antenatal Clinic 9.00am – 3.40pm – Melrose/SMC
Wednesday Antenatal Clinic 9.00am – 3.40pm – Burngreave
Antenatal Clinic 9.00am – 11.20am – Pitsmoor
Thursday Antenatal / Postnatal Clinic 9.00am to 12.00pm
For clinical advice contact – Triage / Jessop Wing: 0114 2268091
Find out if you can claim FREE childcare hours for your 2 year old. All 3 & 4 year olds get FREE childcare hours.
Please phone the centre to check details of activities before attending Free Childcare for 2, 3 & 4 year olds
https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/freeearlylearning or contact your choice of nursery, childminder or children’s centre.
For more information about local approved childcare in your area contact 2756699. You can also call into your local children’s centre for more information.
Useful Telephone Numbers and links:
Local advice and information:
For Family Support: North MAST (Multi Agency Support Team) can help. Contact them on 0114 233 1189 or visit https://www.sheffield0to19.org.uk
Jobs / Training & Volunteering If you would like to become a volunteer & access training please contact SOAR Community on 0114 213 4075
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Community Organisations and Support
SOAR – designed to improve health, wellbeing and employability Tel: 0114 213 4065
Firvale Centre – a variety of activities, courses and training Tel: 0114 243 4340
Information about services for children and young people with special needs or disabilities https://www.signdisability.org.uk