Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Penrith Drive Children's Centre

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Type of service:
Children's Centres
Address:
off Queensway, Penrith Drive, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3XL
Telephone number:
01933 671700
Service description:
Children’s Centre services build upon the universal services available in the Libraries, the following can be accessed:

Locality based support in the Centre, community venue or at home. Provision of early intervention to both child and parent / carers as follows: -

Information and Advice Services - Supplying information about a range of services, including childcare and employment support.

Stay and Play Services -Supporting parents in their role as their children’s first educators

School Readiness Services - Working in partnership with parents and childcare providers to improve outcomes for children

Health, Lifestyles and Well Being Services - universal and targeted activities to improve outcome for parents and children. Includes ante-natal and post natal support delivered in partnership with midwives and health visitors

Improved Parenting and Family Support Services - Targeted support and Early Help services for families that need extra support. This may be via an EHA (early help assessment, formerly a CAF), or for Looked after Children, children on ‘Children in Need’ register, children on Child Protection Plans or Disabled Children. This includes access to victim and perpetrator domestic abuse interventions (at Level 3).

Services to improve adults personal skills, education and employability - Links to benefits and debt advice, adult learning opportunities and JobCentre Plus.

The centre runs a SEND group called Tippy Toes, which runs on the first and third Wednesdays of the month (1.30-3.00pm). It is for children under 5 with a disability or additional needs (whether diagnosed or suspected).
Cost:
Not provided
Age range:
0 - 4 years, 11 months
Languages:
English
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 2
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 3
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 3
Referral route:
  • Contact Venue
  • Referral By Social Worker
  • Referral By Social Worker
  • Self Referral
Last updated on:
18/11/2016
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