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Lundwood Family Centre: Things to Do

What’s on offer at Lundwood family centre?

Lundwood Family Centre is located on Littleworth Lane, Lundwood. We offer a wide range of services for Families and their Children and young people aged 0-19 years, 25 years with a disability.

 Our centre is open all year round, closing just for Christmas, Bank holidays and training days. Our centre has a welcoming entrance, consisting of information about what we offer as a centre and our partner agencies, as well as a friendly receptionist to greet you!

 We have a spacious main community room where we deliver our groups and services. This room leads to a fantastic outdoor play area, accessible all year round. We also have a small private room available if families want to speak to us in private, or can be used if a mum would like to breastfeed privately.

 

The groups and services we deliver include:

 

Our Groups:

We are currently delivering our Summer Programme, please have a look at the timetable attached. 

We have brand new and exciting programmes coming for September including new Baby & Toddler groups, one off workshops, joint working with schools and other services and plenty of time for your local Outreach Workers to be out in the community meeting you all, getting to know the areas and seeing what you all want to see at your local family centre. 

 

For your Baby:

 

Baby Massage

Baby massage encourages and enhances the bond between you and your baby and creates special one to one time. It can also help babies who suffer from tummy troubles. This group is for babies from 6 weeks old and is delivered over 4/5 weeks.

Baby Yoga

As your baby grows they are learning to use muscles for the first time. Baby yoga promotes the use and strengthening of those muscles and helps to develop their physical development. This group is aimed at babies who are not crawling and is delivered over 4 weeks.

Baby Swim session

The Barnsley Metrodome’s experienced and fully qualified Swim teacher will help your child build up water confidence and basic swimming strokes as well as helping you as parents gain confidence and enable you to learn how to hold your child in water. The sessions are for babies 6 weeks to 18months. 

Weaning

This session is for families with babies coming up to 6 months and are ready to start introducing foods. We will give advice and answer any questions you may have.

Dummy information session

This session is for families to come along to get advice and tips on how to  stop your child using a Dummy. You can  also bring the Dummy along for us to take away in place of a special gift.

Potty Training information session

This session is for families looking at Potty training their children and would like advice and tips on how to start and how to help their child.

 

Programmes for Older children

 

Family Fun Programme

This is aimed at 5-11years. It is a 6/12 week programme for all the family to enjoy getting active while making memories. The sessions are after school and siblings are welcome.

Contact your local centre for more information.

 

Community First Aid - Call, Push, Rescue

This is a two hour session of basic emergency first aid, and the session covers, CPR, Recovery position, heart attack, choking and serious bleeding. Our Outreach Workers also currently deliver this in local schools to year 6.

 

Holiday Events

Throughout the school holidays we provide sessions and trips for all families with children aged 0-19. Please follow our Facebook for more information or check in our groups.

Our sessions are all £1.50 contribution per family, all the contributions go back into the centre to enable us to provide snacks and resources.

We also have a Facebook page so don’t forget to like us! – ‘Barnsley Family Centres'

 

Additional information and support

 

Parenting Programmes

We have a range of online parenting courses. The courses will help you through every stage of having a child, and provide useful strategies, information and reassurance you are doing a great job.

Use the link below for more information.

https://fsd.barnsley.gov.uk/kb5/barnsley/fisd/family.page?familychannel=1791#sub_2

 

Sleep Tight

Sleep tight is a course for parents’ with children from aged 1 year old and looks at why your child may not be sleeping, the right kind of bedtime environment and helps you put good bedtime routines in place.

 

Talking Teens

Talking teens gives practical information over 4 weeks to support you to understand and communicate with your teenager, helping your deal with conflict and promote a happier family life.

 

Early Help and Family Support

We offer Early Help for families as well as one to one support, advice and guidance.

Contact you local Family Centre for more information.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Outreach Team
Contact Position
Outreach Worker
Telephone


E-mail
callyhays@barnsley.gov.uk

Where to go

Address
Lundwood Family Centre
Littleworth Lane
Lundwood
Barnsley
Postcode
S71 5RG

Other Details

Costs

Details
Please note there may be a small charge for some groups (approx £1.50)

Local Offer

Description

Barnsley's Local Offer is a single access point for information about services and support for children and young people from birth to 25, with a special educational need or disability (SEND), and their families.  A wealth of information sits on website . Visit the Local Offer here : http://fsd.barnsley.gov.uk/kb5/barnsley/fisd/localoffer.page?localofferchannel=1783

 

Contact Telephone
01226 248564
Needs Level
Low
High
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Universal
Last updated on 19/07/2021
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