Children's centres

Stanford Children's Centre

Address

Copland Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0DF

Contact

01375 840 433

Timetable from January 2020 – the centre is open only during activity hours, below.

Mondays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 11:30am Special educational needs and disability (SEND) – early years communication group Second Monday of the month. For children with additional support needs, ages 0 to 60 months. Contact us for more information.

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9:15am to 10:45am Chatterbox For ages 18 months to 60 months. A structured language group running for six to eight weeks providing support, advice and guidance to help your child develop their communications skills. By referral only.
9:30am to 11:30am Child health clinic, baby weighing At Stanford Clinic, Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0BY. For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome.
11:30am to 12:30pm Stay and play – worlds of discovery For ages 0 to 12 months. Fun activities for you and your baby. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your baby's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
2pm to 3pm Baby massage For ages 0 to 12 months. The baby massage course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to bond and learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Book in advance. £12 for 5 sessions.

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
1:30pm to 3pm Child health clinic, baby weighing No session 1 January. At Corringham Health Centre, Giffords Cross Road, Corringham, SS17 7QQ. For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome.
6pm to 8:30pm Special educational needs and disability (SEND) – Parent Advisory Team Thurrock (PATT) drop-in 8 January. Parents with children aged 0 to 25 years and their child or young person. Staff from Parent Advisory Team Thurrock (PATT) will be available to advise on education issues, in particular SEND support, education health and care plans, annual reviews, and exclusion from school. All welcome.
6pm to 8:30pm Special educational needs and disability (SEND) – CaPa parent groups 8 January. Parents with children aged 0 to 25 years and their child or young person. A session for parents to meet other parents of children with SEND, so parents can support parents. All welcome.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 10:30am Stay and play No session 2 January. For ages 12 months to 60 months. Fun activities for you and your child. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
1pm to 2:30pm Speech and language drop-in Second Thursday of the month, at Corringham Health Centre, Giffords Cross Road, Corringham, SS17 7QQ. For ages 18 months to 60 months. All welcome.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
1:30pm to 2:30pm Baby massage For ages 0 to 12 months. The baby massage course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to bond and learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Book in advance. £12 for 5 sessions.
1:30pm to 3pm Introduction to solids 24 January. At Stanford Clinic, Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0BY. For ages 0 to 8 months. A programme to support parents and carers with introducing solid foods to their baby. Phone 0300 300 1999 to book in advance.

Other activities

A wide range of activities are organised at children's centres across Thurrock, either regularly or from time to time. You can find out more about these activities in the document below. Check the monthly timetables of individual children's centres for latest details.