A Sure Start Children’s Centre

Making a Difference in Central Bedfordshire

Office hours:
Mon - Fri, 9am - 3.30pm

Tel: 0300 300 8112

Dad's Zone

For toddlers and their parents/carers

All our sessions are FREE. All parents, grandparents & carers with children under 5 are welcome.

Unless stated, all sessions are at the children’s centre at Shefford Lower School, School Lane, SG17 5XA.

Also: 1-1 support; info on childcare & schools; info & support for adult education; referral to smoking cessation; access to financial advice;

For information about how to prepare for the birth, legal and financial advice, a place to vent and discuss issues you might be facing, or just some tips for what to do in the school holidays, you’ll find it all at www.DAD.info. Sign into our page (we only get number of hits, not names or details.)

Well Child Pop in | Bump - 5 years | Drop in

Meet other parents; talk to health visitor or family worker. Self weighing is available. Or just come for a cuppa. Information, support and advice for parents.

Parent workshops | 0 - 5 years | Drop in

Trained staff and health professionals on hand to answer your queries and give you ideas while your children play. Different topic each month such as potty training, dropping the dummy, moving from bottle to cup, general parenting help.

Parent Puzzle | 0 - 5 years | Booking required

Come and find out how to make the best out of family life in this 10 week course. Crèche provided.

Parent Partnership | 0 - 5 years | Drop in

CBC Parent and Young Person Partnership Service provide support for parents and carers of children with additional needs in accessing education, including help with IEPs and statementing.

Housing advice | any age | Drop in

Provided by Bromford Support who offer support to anyone to help them stay in their home; includes help to sort out debts and managing your money, help with housing benefit and other benefits, help to get a job or a college course, help to be more involved in your community.

Making a Difference in Central Bedfordshire

Shefford and District Children's Centre is run in partnership by:

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