October Half-Term activities
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Barking & Dagenham family information service
The Family Information Service (FIS) is a dedicated team within Barking and Dagenham council. The team provide free, confidential, impartial advice and guidance on childcare including:
- information on local childcare including early years nurseries, pre-schools and childminders
- advice on childcare funding options
- fun activities for children
- brokerage service helping you find childcare
FIS works closely with children’s centres, Jobcentre Plus, family services, libraries and many more to support children, young people, families and people who work with families.
For further information and help finding childcare please contact them, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm:
Telephone: 020 8227 5395
Barking & Dagenham Family Hubs
Family Hubs are for families with children aged from 0 to 19 who need a bit of extra help.
Come in and find a friendly face, a listening ear and a wide range of information, advice and guidance.
- Meeting your child’s changing needs
- Building positive family routines
- Finding local and specialist support
- A range of parenting programmes
- Specialist support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
Whatever your needs, we’ll find a way to help!
Barking & Dagenham One Borough Voice
Click on the image below to go to One Borough Voice Barking and Dagenham:
Strengthening Families coming January 2024
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The NELFT Mental Health Support team will be joining James Cambell Primary.
Below is the primary school leaflet which sets out everything that they offer. This is what we will be working towards implementing over the course of the academic year.
This fantastic resource will start with 1:1 support directly with Parent/Carers for Anxiety and Challenging Behaviour and delivered on site. There will be 2 EMHP (Educational Mental Health Practitioners) available.
Support for Dads
Meet other dads!
LifeLine Projects is running a fortnightly meet-up for dads to support and chat about raising children in today’s ever changing society.
Each meeting is taking place at The Vibe, Becontree Avenue.
For more details, you can contact Royston on 07498 369 550 or email RoystonDawswell@lifelineprojects.co.uk.
Community Henry Programme at Barking Library