Organisation/Service Details

Organisation Details

Description of activity

Children's centres bring together a range of services, advice and guidance to support families and children under eight years old.

The children's centres in the borough offer a timetable of:

play sessions including sessions for children with additional needs
parenting support
access to health visitor services
speech and language therapist drop in clinics
back to work and training advice and other more specialist support when needed.
Children's centres are a mainstream service that everyone can access. There are also some sessions which specifically support young children with additional needs. At Larchfield these include:

Speech and Language Therapy Drop in sessions
Stand out for Autism are also running a Stay and Play session on some Saturdays from 1.00-3.30pm. These sessions are open to children aged 0-11 years old and involve sensory play, art, fun construction, sensory room and outdoors play.
The centre also has a sensory room.

Organisation Contact Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Debbie Oates

Address and Accessibility

Address Details

Venue Name
Larchfield Childrens Centre
Address 1
Bargeman Road


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Facilities at Larchfield Children's Centre:
On-street parking
Designated disabled parking is available within the school car park adjacent to the building
The building is accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs
Baby changing and disabled facilities available
Outdoor play area


Availability Details

How to access the service/activity
Drop-in / Turn-up
Description of Eligibility or Referral Criteria and Pathways (if applicable)

Open access for most sessions although some need to be pre booked.


Which categories suit this organisation?

Children's Centres