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

Blackthorn Children's Centre

Type of service:
Children's Centres
Address:
Longmead Court, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 8QD
Telephone number:
01604413504
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

Timetable

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.
Monday (fortnightly)
Wednesday (monthly)
Times and bookings can be confirmed with the children’s centre directly.

Tiny Treasures
Every Tuesday at 11am-12noon

Health Day
Every Tuesday at 12noon-2.30pm

Wellbeing Clinic
Tuesday on Monthly basis at 1pm-2.30pm

Community Stay & Play
Tuesdays (Term time only) at 1.30pm-3pm

Housing Surgery
Third Thursday of the month at 9.30am-11.30am

Preparation for Birth and Beyond
Fridays at 2pm-4pm
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 4 years, 11 months
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Location-Specific
  • Northamptonshire Threshold level 2
  • Northamptonshire Threshold level 3
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
07/11/2017
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