A closer look at … Some of our county’s family centres

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Pencader Family Centre

Opening Times:-Tuesday – 9.00-3.00      Wednesday – 9.00-12.00      Thursday – 9.00-3.00

The Centre is a thriving fun place where children 0-4 years, and their parents/carers, can enjoy an exciting and stimulating environment to play and learn in. The staff from the centre offer support and advice for parents and carers.

  • Courses are also provided regularly for parents to attend, such as Positive Parenting, Stepping Stones Behaviour Management, baby massage, Language and Play and many others.
  • We also go on trips such as the Botanic Gardens Freaky Friday Event, the seaside, Krazy kids and others.
  • We also hold local events throughout the year for families to attend, such as Valentines, Disco, Christmas Fair and Halloween Party.
  • We have Lunch club once a week with freshly prepared home-cooked meals to share as a group.
  • In the school holidays we are open for children up to 10 years old accompanied by a parent/carer.
  • For those local parents who want support in attending the centre we have an outreach worker who can do home visits.
  • On Wednesday we collect orders for a low cost fruit and vegetable food co-op for collection on Thursday.

The Centre staff are: Trevor the Co-ordinator, Julia the Playworker and Netty the Outreach/Playworker

Currently looking for … a food co-operative volunteer, ‚a budding gardener and ƒsomeone to help with cleaning the centre. If interested in volunteering for Pencader family centre please contact CAVS 01267 245 555

Tumble Family Centre

Centre manager – Tracey Hughes 01269844562

Tumble Family Center is located in Woodlands Park, Heol Y Neuadd in Tumble.

We are open at the following times:

Monday: 3.30pm-5pm Clwb Gwaith catref (Homework Club) – a bilingual homework club.

We read with the children, do educational activities and have great fun. A free snack is provided too.

Open to children 0-11 years. Feel free to bring younger siblings.

Tuesday: 10am – 12pm – Babi a Fi – for parents with babies up to 12 months old. A chance to meet other parents with young babies in the local area. We have visits from professionals and local health visitors who will give advice and guidance. We also a representative from Twf who visits on a regular basis who will provide fun activities and songs based around the Welsh language. 12pm – 3pm – Closed

Wednesday: 9am – 3pm – Open Play – open to all parents and young children (plus older siblings in the holidays!) This session includes breakfast at 10 then a walk (weather permitting) a healthy snack and drinks in the afternoon and lunch for both children and their parents at a cost of £1.50 per adult and £1.00 per child.

Thursday: 9am – 12pm – Open Play – open to all parents and young children (plus older siblings in the holidays!) This session includes breakfast at 10 a healthy snack and drinks in the afternoon and lunch for both children and their parents at a cost of £1.50 per adult and £1.00 per child.

Friday: Closed

Currently looking for fundraisers, ‚trustees, ƒmaintenance/handperson/gardener, „volunteers for one off day out

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