Contact Longfellow Drive Worksop
Phone: 0115 9773758 or 0300 500 80 80
Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 lockdown all groups at the Children’s Centres are currently suspended. As soon as we can re-open we’ll post our timetable here and let families know via our Facebook page
Information about local services for children, young people and their families including child care and help available to pay for it.
Children’s Centres can offer one to one or group support with:
- the emotional health of you or your child
- playing with your child
- children’s behaviour
- domestic abuse
- children’s development, including listening and communication
- feeding your child
- increasing your confidence and help to get a job
- preparing for a baby
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 - ask at your local Children's Centre or use the contact details below to find out more
Training opportunities for parents/carers delivered by local colleges and other training providers
Tailored packages of support are available if required
Provides a fun, safe place for children to play and develop, a place for families to talk to each other. This could be in the centre, community venue or local toddler group.
A chance for all parents including fathers and young parents to get health and parenting advice and support from midwives, health visitors, family support workers and many more
Quality play and early learning experiences provided by children's workers, childminders, day care settings and schools; all supported by a teacher. This includes funded education for all three and four year olds for 12.5 hours per week.
Links with Job Centre Plus if you are considering new opportunities in employment or training , or need advice on benefits
All services aim to be inclusive for children and parents with additional needs, linking with specialist services and early support.
Opportunities to volunteer and be part of the management, planning and evaluation of children's centres and have a say about local services.
Stay and Play, Monday 9.00-10.30am
Come along to one of our play sessions, with a variety of activities for your children (0 up to 5 years) to enjoy whilst learning and developing important skills.
Under 1s Group, Wednesday 1.30-3.00pm
BABES Breastfeeding Group, Thursday 9.30-11.30am
Come along and meet other breastfeeding and pregnant women, you can also receive support from a trained Breastfeeding Peer Supporter.
Monday 9.00am – 12.00pm
The Children’s Centre can also offer support with:
- Meeting other parents/carers
- Emotional health
- Children’s development
- Children’s behaviour
- Children’s emotional health
- Playing with your child
- Domestic abuse
- Family life
- Preparing for a baby
- Understanding your child
- Feeding your baby/child
- Financial advice and support
- Help to get a job
- Volunteering with us
- Increasing your confidence
- Signposting to other services
- Listening and communications
Parents/carers can request support by speaking to staff at the Children’s Centres or in groups or telephoning
Contact Valley Young People’s Centre Stanley Street Worksop Nottinghamshire
Phone: 01623 411 300
This club provides young disabled people with opportunities to come together in a safe and supportive environment. The club allows young people to gain independence and meet other young people in a social setting. All activities are planned and developed with young people and these might include dance, drama, adventure or talking about things that are important to them
Sessions run Tuesday evenings 6:15 - 8:45pm
Contact Goodwill Hall, Retford
Phone: 07929 352753
Cosmic Cottage CIC, is a Community Project based in Retford, run by volunteers. We are situated at the Goodwin Hall as an Internet café with a relaxing atmosphere, Customers are able to browse the Internet for fun or information, fill online forms, job search, and renew driving licences and any other government forms.
We help anyone who is unsure about using technologies. Computer advice is available even if you don’t know anything about a computer we can help. We also take referrals from the Job centre and Library, for job searches and CV creating.
There are some useful resource information leaflets available. NCHA Bassetlaw Connect has a drop in for those people having problems with social security or PIP forms also have information about the new universal credit.
We also have printing and photocopy services or just relax in the café and have freshly made food.
COVID19 update 24th August 2020 - We have been asked now several times if we are going to open after the lock down, our answer is YES! As soon as the government has said it is safe to open cafes and public buildings we will be ready. Cosmic Cottage and Goodwin Hall would like to thank everyone who has supported us before the lock down and cannot wait to open and see you all again.
Anyone who bought meal tickets, please keep hold of them we are hoping to put the meal on at a later date, if this is not possible then we will refund you. The people who have paid deposits for stalls, don’t worry again we can reschedule or we can refund. If you have any questions about this please contact us. We miss you all!!
From Goodwin Hall and Cosmic Cottage, Stay Safe and Stay at Home. https://www.facebook.com/cosmiccottage.net/
As a Community project, Cosmic Cottage is a non-profit company and relies on community support and Volunteers. Volunteers are given work experience, working with the public; being reliable, punctual and able to follow instructions to fulfil the role. Training “on the job” is available. Also access to online courses to increase their knowledge is supported.
Recently we have been instrumental in helping two homeless people get a new home so they are no longer living on our streets.
We are much more than a café!!
So if you would like to help or donate we are open every Friday from 9am to 4pm. We would love to see you.
Qualified teacher in attendance. Disabled access and toilets.
Contact Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London
Phone: 020 7089 5050
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice. We also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents' Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.
YoungMinds does not offer advice to young people – our helpline service is for parents or carers worried about a child or young person.
Free Parents' Helpline: 0808 802 5544 9.30-4pm
Parents' Online contact form: https://youngminds.org.uk/contact-us/parents-helpline-enquiries/
Online Resources for Young People: http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_children_young_people
Young person's crisis messenger: Text YM85258 if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 24/7 response
Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command.
Since 2006, Thinkuknow has been keeping children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.
Thinkuknow is unique. It is underpinned by the latest intelligence about child sex offending from CEOP Command.
Thinkuknow aims to ensure that everyone has access to this practical information – children, young people, their parents and carers and the professionals who work with them.
Alongside the Thinkuknow website the programme provides educational resources, including films, cartoons and lesson plans, to help professionals raise young people’s awareness.
There is also a comprehensive Parent/Carer Zone with vital information on how to keep your child safe online - https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/
BCVS Community Advisor
BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire
The BCVS Community Advisor can offer supported navigation for all patients registered with a Bassetlaw GP.. Community Advisor os part of Bassetlaw Social Prescribing Service.
BCVS Community Advisor
BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire
Contact BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire
Phone: 01909 476118
IMPROVING THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF BASSETLAW RESIDENTS THROUGH SUPPORTED
ACCESS AND NAVIGATION INTO LOCAL SERVICES AND SUPPORT GROUPS
The Community Advisor is a specialist with a wealth of knowledge and experience about services across Bassetlaw, helping individuals to access non-medical support services from voluntary organisations and community groups.
Anyone over the age of 16 who is registered with a Bassetlaw GP can access this service.
You can ask at your GP Reception when the Community Advisor will be visiting your local surgery or contact us directly here at BCVS.
The Community Advisor will discuss with the individual how one of the many voluntary or community services may help them improve their health and wellbeing alongside any existing medical treatment.
The Community Advisor can help you to:
- Identify groups which may offer additional support to help you understand and manage your medical condition
- Access community social groups by giving you a named contact and specific group information
- Access benefits, debt and welfare advice
- Address loneliness and isolation issues by encouraging participation with local activity group
- Access information and advice on a wide range of services for the whole family
Your Community Advisor will be able to identify suitable support options and they will afford the time to find contact details of the leaders of groups and services to make the access as smooth as possible.
There are several ways to make contact with the Community Advisor:
You can ring the Community Advisor direct for telephone advice. Available Monday to Friday on 01909 476118 Ext 24.
Phone: 0300 500 80 80
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