Lancaster children and family wellbeing services

Centre details

Carnforth Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Kellet Road
Carnforth
LA5 9LS

Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Ryelands Park,
Owen Road,
Lancaster,
LA1 2LN

Poulton Children and Family Wellbeing Services
The Old Fire Station,
Clark Street,
Morecambe,
LA4 5HR

Westgate Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Westgate Primary School,
Langridge Way,
Westgate,
Morecambe,
LA4 4XF

Morecambe Central Library Neighbourhood Centre
Morecambe Library,
Central Drive,
Morecambe,
LA4 5DL

Group updates and where to go for information

To book on a group, please ring 01524 581280. We will give you all the details and put you on the next available course.

To take part in any of our virtual groups you will need a Zoom account and an email address. Once you have booked on to the group, we will send you a link via your email or smart phone. 

This group encourages positive play and interaction between you and your baby with key messages about how to care for your baby through their early stages of development.

Monday 10am to 11am at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Wednesday 9.30am to 10.30am at Poulton Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Friday 1pm to 2pm at Westgate Children and Family Wellbeing Services

A group for children with physical, learning, behavioural or emotional difficulties. We offer an inclusive environment, positive social interactions and learning and development opportunities.

Wednesday 1pm to 2.30pm at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services

The sessions will provide opportunities to read and share books together, exploring the fun, rhythms and excitement of words and stories to support your child’s speech and language development.

Tuesday 1pm to 2.30pm at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Thursday 9.30am to 11am at Westgate Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Stimulating and challenging activities across all ages from 0 to 5 years based on child-initiated play guided by the Early Years Foundation Stage Development Matters.

Monday 9.30am to 11am at Poulton Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Wednesday 9.30am to 10.30am at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Relaxed, informal group for women who have experienced domestic abuse, from a partner or family members and would like to be able to recognise abusive behaviours and understand what makes a healthy relationship. We also offer support for children who have been affected by domestic abuse.

Contact us for more information about the Freedom Programme.

A six-week programme which involves gentling and rhythmically stroking your baby's body to promote bonding and interaction.

Tuesday 10am to 11am, 11am to 12pm at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Tuesday 10-11am at Westgate Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Thursday 11-12am at Poulton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Friday 11am-12pm at Carnforth Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Emotional health and wellbeing targeted group. A range of strategies and creative, physical activities to encourage positive play, build self-confidence and manage anxious feelings.

Tuesday 3.30pm to 4.45pm at Morecambe library

A range of physical health and wellbeing activities for early years children to help guide them on their first steps to living well and boosting their physical and motor development.

Friday 9.30am to 11am at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services

A safe, sensitive and nurturing space for children to meet and have fun together, promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles. 

Monday 3.30pm to 4.45pm at Morecambe library

Tuesday 3.30pm to 4.45pm at Lune Park Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Week 1: Midwifery session covering labour and birth information.

Week 2: Neighbourhood Centre team covering Safer Sleep, ICON, coping with a crying baby, home safety, early play and communication and care of your new born (bathing and nappy changing)

Courses available each month, please call to book your place.

Triple P is a parenting programme, but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.

The three Ps in ‘Triple P’ stand for ‘Positive Parenting Programme’ which means your family life is going to be much more enjoyable. 

Triple P (Group)

For those parenting children aged 0 to 12 years.

Triple P (Stepping Stones)

This course is specifically for those parenting children with disabilities.

Triple P (Teen)

For those parenting teens.

Courses available in centres and on zoom, please call to book on.

Antenatal group for parents aged 20 and under, delivered alongside the specialist midwife for teenage pregnancy.

Tuesday 1pm to 3pm at Morecambe library

Fun and interactive activities and discussions with young people out in the communities where they live, young people will lead the focus of the work.

Thursday 6.15pm to 8.30pm, Morecambe area - contact Charlie Bluglass 07977273886

Thursday 6.15 to 8.30pm, Lancaster area - contact Chris McQueen on 07496715912

A group for young people 12 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Activities include cooking, games and physical activities in a safe supportive environment.

Monday 6.15pm to 8.30pm at Morecambe Library

Contact Claire Armer 07717815062

Fun, informative sessions, exploring key topics and issues affecting young people who identify as LGBTQ+. Providing an opportunity to meet other young people, make friends, socialise, and support each other.

For more information contact Nicole Cobb 07887631335

A group for young people who would like to be involved in making a difference in their local community, whilst engaging in fun and enjoyable sessions. Supporting north participation, discussing local projects and issues. 

Wednesday 6.15pm to 8.30pm at Morecambe library

Contact: Chris McQueen on 07496715912

This group is open to any young person in the local area. Safe space for young people to hang out with friends and opportunities to participate in a variety of activities.

Friday 6.15pm to 8.30pm at Morecambe library

Contact: Charlie Bluglass 07977273886.

This is a small group for young people with issues such as social anxiety. This is a nurturing group to help build self-confidence and communication skills in social situations.

Wednesday 3.30pm to 5.45pm at Morecambe library

Contact: Claire Armer 07717815062