Preston children and family wellbeing services

Centre details

Moor Nook Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Burholme Road
Ribbleton
Preston
PR2 6HN
Telephone: 01772 539460

Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre
Brieryfield Road
Preston
PR1 8SR
Telephone: 01772 531948

Preston East Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Brookfield Primary School
Watling Street Road
Preston
PR2 6TU
Telephone: 01772 539420

Preston West Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Ashton Primary School
Ainsdale Drive
Ashton-on-Ribble
Preston
PR2 1TU
Telephone: 01772 536410

Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Ribbleton Hall Drive
Ribbleton
Preston
PR2 6EE
Telephone: 01772 539444

Stoneygate Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Lennox Street
Preston
PR1 3XU
Telephone: 01772 537898

Group updates and where to go for more information

Most of our groups are now being delivered in centres however some sessions are still available via Zoom.

You need to book on to the courses by ringing 01772 539 444.

To take part in any of our virtual groups you'll need a Zoom account and an email address. You'll need to set this account up before accessing the group. Once we've spoken to you, we'll email you an invite into the group.

Please be assured we have lots of systems in place to safeguard you and your children. We look forward to seeing you in one of our centres soon.

Please check our Facebook page for regular updates and session changes: Preston Family Zone on Facebook

Monday 10am to 11.30am, Preston West Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Thursday 10am to 11.30am, Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

From birth to crawling, baby massage promotes nurturing touch and communication. Some of the benefits are becoming more confident when handling your baby, improved positive interaction with your baby, as well as improved sleep patterns. Please bring a towel with you!

Thursday 10.30am to 11.30am, Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

A pre-toddler group providing positive activities for you and your baby, to support their early development and experiences. It's also a good opportunity for you and baby to play together and make new friends.

Monday 10am to 11.30am, Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Wednesday  10am to 11.30am, Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre

This session uses different materials to explore various textures, getting used to different sensations using their hands and fingers and even toes and feet! Some children will be sensitive to different sensations, and messy play is a great way to ease them into new experiences without overwhelming them.

Monday 1pm to 2pm Preston West Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Wednesday 1.30pm to 2.30pm Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre

To improve literacy and communication skills, whilst developing the hand to eye co-ordination and creativity of children through art and craft activities. The sessions also help to develop listening skills during story time.

Monday 1pm to 2pm Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Tuesday 10am to 11am Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre

These sessions delivered over 5 weeks 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. This group is aimed at children who are 2 years old, where parents are concerned about their child's speech development.

Tuesday 1pm to 2.30pm Preston Central Neighbourhood Centre

Parents 2B is a 5-week antenatal course that 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 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 (0 to 12 years)

Monday 6pm to 8pm via Zoom

Thursday 1pm to 3pm school based

This is an 8-week parenting programme for those parenting children aged 0 to 12 years.

Triple P (Teen)

Tuesday 10am to 12pm via Zoom

An 8-week programme for those parenting teens.

Triple P (Stepping Stones)

Wednesday 1pm to 3pm Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

This course is specifically for those parenting children with disabilities. An 8-week programme providing strategies and tools to support the parenting of children/young people with additional needs.

Monday 3.45pm to 5pm for 5 to 7 years, Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Thursday 3.45pm to 5pm for 8 to 11 years, Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

A group 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 managing their feelings/emotions and building their self-esteem and resilience.

Friday 1pm to 2.30pm Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Family nurture is an opportunity for parents and children to come and engage in positive activities together, have fun and make new friends, whilst promoting your child's social and emotional skills.

Tuesday 3.45pm to 5.30pm Moor Nook Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Wednesday 3.45pm to 5.30pm Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

An opportunity to take part in a variety of games and activities to help to build confidence and self-esteem, whilst building up positive relationships with other young people.

Wednesday 11am to 1pm Moor Nook Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Cook and eat is a 4-week course around cooking healthy family meals on a budget.

Wednesday 10am to 11am Ribbleton Children and Family Wellbeing Services

An informal opportunity for parents/carers and siblings of family members with additional needs, to meet, play and chat with other families who can relate to your experiences. The sensory room will also be available for use throughout the sessions.

Friday 9.30am to 11am coming soon

We are working together with local schools to look at providing some school-based sessions for parents, children and young people. Further information will be available soon.

Tuesday 10.30am to 12pm via Zoom (facilitated by another district)

Tuesday 7pm to 8.30pm via Zoom (facilitated by another district)

The Freedom Programme is a 12-week programme to help educate women about healthy relationships and recognise the signs and behaviours suggestive of a controlling and coercive relationship.

Monday 6.30pm till 8.30pm fortnightly, at the centre.

For young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) either diagnosed or suspected and find it difficult in other group settings to make friends and socialize.

Small numbers and high staff ratio, young people will have a quite structured nurturing session. 

Contact  Lucy Sammon 07833483400

16 to 25 years

Monday 6.30pm till 8.30pm fortnightly    

For young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) either diagnosed or suspected and find it difficult in other group settings to make friends and socialize.

Small numbers and high staff ratio, young people will have a quite structured nurturing session.

Contact  Lucy Sammon 07833483400

12 to 19 years (or up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities)       

Tuesday 7pm to 9pm, at the centre.

A group for young people who are LGBT or questioning their sexuality or identity and want a safe environment so they can be themselves in a non-judgmental and supported environment.

Contact Bec Myers 07876844272

12 to 19 years (or up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities)       

Wednesday 7pm to 9pm

An ongoing programme held weekly, to give young people a voice. For young people who would like to have a say in local issues, be involved in youth focused campaigns and have consultations with elected council members.

Contact Richard Fawcett 07827807948.

Open access 12 to 19 (or up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities)

Tuesday

Detached session engaging some of our hardest to reach young people in the community. Providing support and communicating key messages- stay safe, keep connected plus information, advice and guidance for services available to young people.

Contact Richard Fawcett 07827807948 for further details regarding current locations.