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

Kingsthorpe Children's Centre

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Type of service:
Children's Centres
Address:
St. David's Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN2 6NS
Telephone number:
01604791537
Service description:
Children’s centres provide locality-based support in the centre, in community venues, or in homes. To register to use the services, groups and clubs provided by your local children's centre, please contact them directly. Go to this page for more information about where families can go for support.


Provision of early intervention to both child, parents, or carers are 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.

SEND Groups and Activities

Sleep Solutions
Support for families of disabled children and those with additional needs, aged between 2 and 19, who have severe sleep problems living in Northamptonshire.
Wednesday (monthly)
Thursday (monthly)
Times and bookings can be confirmed with the children’s centre directly.

Stars
Stay and Play session for families who have children aged 0-5 years with additional needs. Fun, interactive and sensory experiences to support children in their development. This session on Fridays (1:30pm to 3pm)

CHICS Children With Hearing Impairment Communication Support
Northamptonshire County Council's Sensory Impairment Service run a group for children with a hearing impairment once a month on a Friday (1:30pm to 3pm).
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 4 years, 11 months
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Location-Specific
  • Northamptonshire Threshold level 2
  • Northamptonshire Threshold level 3
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Professional referral
Last updated on:
07/11/2017
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