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Highfield Road Children's Centre

Type of service:
Children's Centres
Highfield Road,Kettering,Northamptonshire,NN15 6HY
Telephone number:
01536 311030
Mobile number:
Email address:
Service description:
Highfield Road Children's Centre offers a variety of activities for parents and carers with children, from birth to five years. These include parenting courses, family learning groups, antenatal and postnatal activities, and early learning activities. It is situated within Greenfields Primary School.

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


Sensory Room - On Tuesdays at 12.00-4.00pm - Bookable

Breastfeeding Support - On Wednesdays at 1.00pm – 2.30pm - Drop In

Health Visitor - at 1.00pm-2.30pm on Wednesdays (Fortnightly) - Appointment Only

Learning through Play - Every Thursday at 1.00pm-2.30pm -Drop In for families on the Highfield Road Estate

Credit Union - at 1.30pm-2.30pm on the following dates; 27th April, 25th May, 22nd June (Thursdays) - Drop In
Not provided
Age range:
0 - 4 years, 11 months
Opening hours:
Monday 12:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 12:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 12:30 - 17:00
Thursday 12:30 - 17:00
Friday 12:30 - 17:00
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Additional information:
Eligibility criteria:
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 2
  • Northamptonshire Threshold Level 3
Referral route:
  • Contact Venue
  • Referral By Social Worker
  • Self Referral
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