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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:

 

Having a Baby

This is a course our Family Support Worker deliver and includes: Parental relationships, Healthy lifestyle choices / emotional health and well-being/Healthy Start,  Active birth, Breastfeeding, Baby Cares /understanding baby cues,  Attachment and bonding,  Communication and language development including coping with crying and the developing child –brain and emotional development. The course is in 2 blocks and is for 4 weeks. To book a place on this course you can email havingababy@barnsley.gov.uk.

 

Sensory Group

 This group is delivered by our Outreach Workers and is aimed at babies 0-12 month. It focuses on areas around their senses with activities/themes including water, messy play, paint, lights, and more. It’s great for parents to come and interact with other mums and dads in an environment that is provided just for them.

 

Tiny Tots

 This group is delivered by our Outreach Workers and is aimed at 0-18months. We provide fun activities and experiences for parents and children to do together. Activities are all age appropriate and we also provide a healthy snack with a sing along at the end.

 

Play Workshop

 This group is delivered by our Outreach Workers and is aimed at 18months to 5 years. We provide activities appropriate for this age group and in the room there are other play opportunities including our small world area and our popular home corner. We also provide a healthy snack and sing along at the end.

 

Baby Massage and Baby Yoga

 Our Outreach Workers do a rolling programme of baby yoga and baby massage each term. Baby massage offers special one to one time with your baby and can support bonding, colic,  identify baby’s needs and can help your baby settle. Baby yoga is fun and informal which can support your baby to strengthen muscles and learn them to use muscles they haven’t used before.  Baby Massage and Baby Yoga are both bookable courses booked through the family centre.

 

Baby Swimming

 Baby swimming sessions are for families with a child age from 6 weeks up to 18 months. The sessions are at the Metrodome and are with a qualified and experienced swim instructor. The sessions help your child build up water confidence and basic swimming strokes whilst helping parents gain confidence and learn how to hold them in the water. Swimming sessions are bookable through Lundwood Family Centre.

 

Heartstart

 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 years 5 and 6.

 

After School Club

Our Outreach Workers have good relationships with surrounding schools enabling them to provide an after school club for both parents and children to attend.

 

Adult Learning

At our centre we have Adult Skills and Community Leaning courses available. Some of these courses include crafts and some are accredited Maths and English courses.

 

Baby Clinic

At our centre the Health visiting team run a Baby clinic bookable on the 01226 774411 number in your red book. These appointments are not done through the centre.

 

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! – ‘Lundwood Family Centre’

Please see our ‘What’s on Guide’ for more information on specific times as they can change from term to term.

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 16/07/2019
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