Our services

Children’s Centre Volunteers offer one-to-one or group support with:

  • BABES breastfeeding support group
  • Under Ones group
  • Stay & Play group for under fives

Qualified Children’s Centre workers also offer one-to-one or group support with:

  • preparing for a baby
  • children’s development, including listening and communication
  • playing with your child
  • the emotional health of you or your child
  • children’s behaviour
  • feeding your child
  • increasing your confidence to help you get a job
  • domestic abuse (in partnership with Women’s Aid services)
"I'm really happy with the service received.  My child developed better playing with other children, having the best chance to interact with others.”

We can give you information about other services, and our groups are a great place to meet other parents and carers with young children. There are also lots of volunteering opportunities. To find out more please visit our volunteer page, or ask at your local Children's Centre.

Need more support?

If you would like to access the Children’s Centre Service please talk to your local Children’s Centre Service Team or complete the Request for Service form. Once you have completed the form, you can drop it off at your local Children’s Centre or email it to us using the email address for the district you live in.

You can use these email addresses to contact the relevant Children’s Centre Service for all other queries about the service or call Customer Services who will direct you to the relevant team 0300 500 80 80.

Ashfield: CC.Ashfield@nottscc.gov.uk

Bassetlaw: CC.Bassetlaw@nottscc.gov.uk

Broxtowe: CC.Broxtowe@nottscc.gov.uk

Gedling: CC.Gedling@nottscc.gov.uk

Mansfield: CC.Mansfield@nottscc.gov.uk

Newark & Sherwood: CC.NewarkandSherwood@nottscc.gov.uk

Rushcliffe: CC.Rushcliffe@nottscc.gov.uk

Additional Help and Support

Notts Help Yourself

Notts Help Yourself has a range of local information, including childcare, money advice and other support for families.

  • Parent/Carer Zone: includes advice about preparing for a baby, breastfeeding, weaning, behaviour, child development, information for dads, and much more.
  • Childcare: includes information about funding for childcare places, eligibility for funded childcare, application processes, childcare provision across Nottinghamshire, including all Ofsted registered childminders, nurseries, pre-schools and schools.
  • Things to do in the Community: includes information on lots of activities, like community toddler groups.
  • Work and Volunteering: includes training, getting back to work, job opportunities, advice about benefits and childcare.

Families Information Service

To keep up to date with services, events and activities in Notts, please follow the Families Information Service Facebook page

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