Lewisham Children & Family Centre

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Drop-in Vitamin D is back!

You can now drop-in to our centres to register or collect your Vitamin D Monday to Friday at 10am – 3pm  What is vitamin D Vitamin D is very important for you and your baby.  It helps your bodies to absorb calcium, which is essential for keeping bones healthy throughout life.  Vitamin D helps to…

It’s National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK) is all about the importance of a healthy childhood, and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children and young people.   Why is kindness so important? Because happy, healthy and kind children create flourishing societies. “This year we are not only promoting kindness, but we are prioritising…

Making a referral to our services

Information for Professionals working with families in Lewisham. The Early Years Alliance Children and Family Centres provide 1:1 Family Support, Parenting Courses and Domestic Abuse Recovery Programmes to families facing difficult periods and challenges in their lives. All referrals for the following services can be completed online via our professionals referral form or sent to…

May is National Share a Story Month

Sharing stories together is one of the many joys of being a parent, but it can sometimes feel that there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Spending just 10 minutes a day reading and sharing stories can: increase your child’s self-esteem boost creativity and imagination help your child to feel nurtured, safe and important…

Family Learning Courses – Places still available

Adult Learning Lewisham offer amazing Family Learning courses that promote health, wellbeing and awareness of our environment in a fun, creative and engaging way. They still have few spaces left for some of their courses that are starting this week and after half term. Adults attending with child can be a parent, grandparent or carer.…

It’s World Autism Awareness Week

It’s 60 years since a group of parents of autistic children founded the National Autistic Society to fight for autistic people’s rights. What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000…

It’s Springtime!

Spring is here and after the last two years of restrictions it feels like Spring is full of possibilities to get out there and enjoy the natural world. Why not go on a spring walk and download this free nature treasure hunt checklist from Little Owls Resources. Focus on the smells, sounds and nature around…

It’s World Book Day

This year World Book Day celebrates 25 years! World Book Day is about celebrating books and reading all year round. It’s never too early to encourage a love of reading. If you attend one of our sessions on week beginning 28th February you will receive a £1 token to spend on a special World Book…

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