Balmoral Children’s Centre is attached to the Nursery Class on Balmoral Road & offers a wide range of services for ALL families and parents to be from pre-birth and up to the age of 5. From fun groups for you and your child/children, courses for you with creche facilities, to individual one to one support for life issues and child raising challenges, all our groups, activities and courses are FREE OF CHARGE and are open to everyone who has or cares for a child/children under the age of 5 years.
The Children’s Centre employs Outreach Workers who are qualified to work alongside parents/carers and provide information and support, you will always find a friendly face, a listening ear and if needed a shoulder to cry on. We work alongside and in partnership with many other agencies which include:- Health Visitors; Midwives; Lancaster District Women’s Aid; Homestart; Job Centre Plus; Gingerbread etc. We offer ante-natal care and groups to suit all pre-school ages from pre-birth upwards and hopefully something to suit everyone.
Chill & Chat with Breakfast – meet with other Mums/Carers & Children. Help & support from experienced staff & professionals
Rattle & Rhyme – For babies 4-12 months. Rhymes & singing to help develop speech and language skills.
Play Zone – Stay & Play session including creative activities. Open to all parents/carers and children.
Baby Massage – Relaxation & support. Re-enforces bonding with your baby. Open for babies up to 12 months.
Dad’s Group – fortnightly. open to all male parents/carers. Light supper provided.
Wake up and Shake up – a music & movement group. All children welcome.
Young Parents Group – Make new friends, access help & advice. Open to parents under 25 years.
Messy Play – Creative fun, painting, sand, water, jelly etc. All children Welcome
Library – Weekly drop in and borrow up to 4 available books/story sack. This
session includes Song and Story time.
Child Health Clinic & Midwife Drop-in – run by Health Visitors and Midwives
Sensory Room Available every Thursday for parents/carers and children
FOR MORE INFORMATION TIMES/DAYS FOR GROUPS CALL AT THE OFFICE WINDOW AND SPEAK TO OUR FRIENDLY STAFF