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

Blackthorn Children's Centre

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Type of service:
Children's Centres
Address:
Blackthorn , Longmead Court, Northampton, NN3 8QD
Telephone number:
01604 413504
Service description:
To register to use the services, groups and clubs provided by your local Children's Centre, please register at: https://northamptonshire.firmstep.com/default.aspx/RenderForm/?F.Name=KbHeqBDhJt

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

Timetable

Sleep Solutions - Monday (1st and 3rd of each month) at 12.45pm-1.15pm

Tiny Treasures - Every Tuesday at 11.00am-12.00pm

Health Day - Every Tuesday at 12.00pm-14.30pm

Wellbeing Clinic - Tuesday on Monthly basis at 13.00pm-14.30pm

Community Stay & Play - Tuesdays (Term time only) at 13.30pm-15.00pm

Housing Surgery - 3rd Thursday of the month at 9.30am-11.30am

Preparation for Birth and Beyond - Fridays at 14.00pm-16.00pm
Cost:
Not provided
Age range:
0 - 4 years, 11 months
Languages:
English
Eligibility criteria:
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 2
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 3
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
  • Referral By Social Worker
  • Self Referral
Last updated on:
24/04/2017
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