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Barking and Dagenham: Age 0-5

The resources below are caters for children aged between 0 and 5 years.

Taking care of your young family

The Health Visiting service

The HV service works towards health and wellbeing for children and their families and supports government initiatives such as the Child Health Promotion Programme and the Every Child Matters agenda

A scheme that offers a wide variety of free and low cost activities available for children, teens and family during school holidays including dance, sports, crafts, reading and performance skills. There are activities too for parents, cares and grandparents; so everyone has the chance to get active, get involved-and relax

Children centres

Becontree Children's Centre
Steven’s Road, Dagenham, RM8 2QR
Tel: 020 8724 1830
Email: becontreechildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

Speech and Language Advice Session

  • Weaning Group
  • Baby Weighing Clinic
  • Parenting Courses

Gascoigne Children's Centre
140 St Ann’s, Barking, IG11 7AD
Tel: 0208724 1147
Email: gascoignechildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

Legal Advice Session

  • Income Raising Advice Clinic
  • Speech and Language Advice Session
  • Parenting Courses

Ley’s Children's Centre
215 Wellington Drive, Dagenham, RM10 9XW
Tel: 0208724198
Email: leyschildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

  • Parents Forum
  • Speech and Language Advice Session
  • English for Parents (Adult College)
  • Parenting Courses

Mark’s Gate Children's Centre
119 Rose Lane, Chadwell Heath, RM6 5NR
Tel: 020 8270 6091
Email: marksgatechildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

  • Income Raising Advice Clinic
  • Speech and Language Advice Session
  • Parenting Courses

Sue Bramley Children's Centre
Bastable Avenue, Barking, IG11 0LH
Tel: 02082706619
Email: suebramleychildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

  • Speech and Language Advice Session
  • Income Raising Advice Clinic
  • Parenting Courses

The Heathway Centre

BOTH DAYS

An inclusive resource centre for families with children and young people aged 0-17 years (up to 18th birthday) with additional needs or disabilities.

Income Raising Advice Clinic

Carers of Barking and Dagenham

P&C Group for families with deaf children

Parents' Forum

Parenting Courses

The Heathway Centre, 512a The Heathway, Dagenham, RM10 7SJ

02082275500

theheathwaycentre@lbbd.gov.uk

William Bellamy CC

  • Benefits and Community Legal Advice Session
  • Weaning Group
  • Parents Forum
  • Legal Advice Session
  • Speech and Language Advice Session
  • Parenting Courses

William Bellamy CC

Frizlands Lane, Dagenham, RM10 7HX

02087241924

williambellamychildrenscentre@lbbd.gov.uk

Sex, Relationships, drugs, alcohol, eating healthy and much more

NHS Go is a confidential health advice and information service for young people. Available for free on iOS and Android, NHS Go provides you with:

  • Free, confidential advice.
  • Instant access to find local services.
  • Quizzes and guides around key health issues.
  • Notification on topics and events relevant to you.
  • Information about your rights under the NHS.

Visit https://nhsgo.uk/ to find out more

Need to see one of our CAMHS workers?

You can now self refer by completing one of our referral forms here