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Redbridge: Age 0-5

The Health Visiting service

The Health Visiting Service provides a public health service to children, young people and their families with a focus on early intervention and prevention, as well as promoting physical and social wellbeing.

Health visitors work closely with other health services to ensure that children's health needs are met, and work with other non-health services to ensure that each and every child and young person lives in a safe environment.



Children’s Centres in Redbridge

Children’s Centres are reopening fully after July 19th 2021, subject to lifting of Covid-19 restrictions and Government advice.

Social distancing can be limiting and it’s difficult to find new ways to keep busy and support young children with their development and emotional wellbeing. To help you find a range of activities you could get involved with from home, we have developed virtual services.

Services Provided:

  • Coffee and chat
  • Tip sheets and links to online information and ideas for children’s development and early learning throughout lockdown
  • General advice

A timetable of weekly live sessions by local children centre’s via Zoom can be found on their website.




The Redbridge EYCIT team have created some useful guides on activities that you can do with your children at home, while helping children to continue to learn and develop.

Copies of these guides can be downloaded from


Parent and Toddler Groups in Redbridge

In this directory, you can find parent and child groups within the local borough which are suited to your needs.



NSPCC Baby Parenting Tips

From getting babies to sleep, to managing stress, looking after a new baby can be a challenging time. This webpage has tips and advice to help you through the early years.



Family Lives

Advice and information on all aspects of Early Years development

Visit the website for exciting videos to help you sing nursery rhymes and songs with your baby. There is also advice on reading, health and development of your child and the importance of play and school readiness. 



NCT Meet Local Parents – Redbridge

NCT offer the chance to meet parents in your local area.


Early Years Alliance Family Corner

Information on communicating, behaviour and learning through play.


Need to see one of our CAMHS workers?

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