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About Us
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The Children’s Centre programme is based on the concept that providing integrated education with childcare, family support and health services are key factors in achieving good outcomes for children and parents.

Across Colchester and Tendring there are nine main Children's Centres.
Families are welcome at every centre, but the aim is to provide access to services locally to where you live.

We offer the following services for children under five and their families:

Family Support and Outreach work

Support, advice and information for parents aimed at giving children the best possible start in life. This can be provided in your own home or at the centres and is given by qualified family support staff:

Child and Family Health Services

Access to and support from a range of healthcare services such as:
  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Community Midwifery
  • Health Visiting
Workshops and advice on:
  • Antenatal & Postnatal classes
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy Eating
Links to Jobcentres and Training Providers
Co-ordinated services including:
  • Advice on entering the workforce
  • Personal chats with New Deal advisors
  • Group sessions with advisors
  • Basic skills training
  • Accredited training

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