Preston children and family wellbeing services
Due to Coronavirus our centres are temporarily closed. However we are running lots of groups and courses remotely via ZOOM.
If you would like to speak to us for more information, advice or support please still call us on the numbers below.
Moor Nook Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Telephone: 01772 539460
Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre
Telephone: 01772 531948
Preston East Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Brookfield Primary School
Watling Street Road
Telephone: 01772 539420
Preston West Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Ashton Primary School
Telephone: 01772 536410
Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Ribbleton Hall Drive
Telephone: 01772 539444
Stoneygate Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Telephone: 01772 537898
To take part in any of our virtual groups and courses you will need a Zoom account and an email address.
You will need to set this account up prior to accessing the group. Once we have spoken to you, we will email you an invite into the group.
Please be assured we have lots of systems in place to safeguard you and your children.
For booking onto any course please call 01772 539444.
Please check our Facebook page for regular updates and session changes: Preston Family Zone on Facebook
Aimed at parents and carers with babies who are pre-walkers. A time to enjoy one to one time with your baby to support attachment and bonding.
Tuesday 2pm-3pm, invite only
Birth to crawling, to promote nurturing touch and communication. Please bring a towel with you!
An antenatal course that is run in partnership with the Children and Family Wellbeing Service, midwives and health visitors. During COVID-19 the Children and Family Wellbeing service are delivering our session online. It supports parents to be through pregnancy and beyond. The programme provides you with relevant information and key messages about infant feeding, safer sleep, play, communication and taking care of your new baby.
Triple P 0-12 years - Tuesday 10.30am-11.45am or Friday 11am-12.15pm
Triple P Teen - Thursday 10.30am-11.45am
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 that you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It's all about making Triple P work for you. The three P's stand for Positive Parenting Programme; which means your family life is going to be much more enjoyable. Please contact your local centre to find out more about Triple P and for details of the support that is available.
Aimed at play and interaction with your child (0-5 years). A fun group which has activities for parents, children and their siblings. It helps parents to understand the age and stage of development of their child.
Delivered over 5 weeks these sessions will help your child's speech development at the same time as giving you tools to help you to continue to develop their speech at home.
An opportunity to take part in a variety of games and activities to help to build confidence and self-esteem and set boundaries. Meet with other young people and discuss the issues that they might find themselves struggling with.
Thursday 4pm–4.45pm, invite only
A group aimed at 8-11year olds to help develop their emotional wellbeing and self-confidence. There will be a range of fun and engaging activities promoting confidence skills as well as tools to cope with their emotions and building their self-esteem.
Get together to discuss topics of choice, quizzes and online games.
An opportunity for you to meet with the neighbourhood outreach workers and discuss issues that are current and affecting your lives. A chance to discuss and learn about the issues that affect young people like bullying, low self-esteem, drugs, relationships, sexual health and child sexual exploitation. Aimed at young people that would like to know more information on specific issues and become more involved with a youth group.
Youth Council is an opportunity for young people 12-19 to have a voice and be able to influence decisions made locally and nationally. Regular meetings in districts give young people the opportunity to be involved in projects and campaigns that they identify as significant to them and others.