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

Thorplands Children's Centre

Type of service:
Children's Centres
Farm Field Court, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 8AQ
Telephone number:
01604 367500
Service description:
Children's centres in Northamptonshire offer information, advice, and activities to all local families of children aged 0-5 years-old.

Health services, such as ante-natal support and post-natal support (from midwives), and scans from health visitors can also be accessed in children's centres.

Please use this online form to register for children’s centre services in Northamptonshire.

Extra Help for Families
You may also be able to take advantage of a range of services including parenting courses, family learning groups, early learning activities, and one-to-one family support. If you think you might benefit from these ‘extra help’ services, please speak to your health visitor, midwife, family support worker, or social worker.

Dedicated SEND Support

Autism East Midlands Coffee Morning
1st Wednesday of the month, 10am-12noon

A drop-in session for a general chat and peer support hosted by Autism East Midlands. These are suitable for parents, grandparents, and carers of children with ASD or suspected ASD. A diagnosis is not necessary.

Book an appointment to speak privately to Lesley from Autism East Midlands (on the same day), 12.30-4.30pm.

The appointments need to be booked directly with the children’s centre in advance on: 01604 367500.

Children welcome to attend with their parents, but there is no childcare available.

Sleep Solutions
2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 11am-12noon (by appointment only).
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
  • Professional referral
  • Self referral
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