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

Monday

Sleep Solutions 12 noon to 1.00 pm
please ring to book an appointment

Support for families of disabled children and those with additional needs, aged between 2 and 19, who have severe sleep problems living in Northamptonshire.

Tuesday

12 - 2 pm Flourishing Babies Under 2's Drop in - anyone can come along.

Health Day,

Health Visitor (Weigh - in)

4th Tuesday of the month 12 - 2:30 pm

Wednesday

Northampton Partnership Homes housing advice

1st and 3rd Weds of the month 1 - 3 pm
(ring to book appointment) but drop in available as well

Friday

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond 2 - 4 pm
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:
07/06/2018
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