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Do you have children under the age of 5? Have you ever used your local Children’s Centre? Not sure what’s on offer?

Children’s centres provide multi-agency services to ensure that there is the best start in life for every child, better opportunities for parents, affordable, good quality childcare and a stronger and safer community.

All groups and courses are FREE… centres offer babies/children and parents/carers the opportunity of learning and playing together in a safe and stimulating environment.

Services offered include:

  • Stay and Play
  • Baby Massage
  • Baby Music Group
  • Bumps to Babies
  • Parenting Courses
  • Toddler Talk
  • Family Support
  • Hub for childcare providers
  • Links with Jobcentre Plus & training providers
  • and much more.

Here’s some details of 3 centres in the Longbridge Ward:

Albert Bradbeer Children’s Centre, 49 Merrishaw Road, West Heath B31 3SL Tel: 0121 675 9200

Frankley Plus Children’s Centre, 131, New Street, Frankley B45 oEU Tel: 0121 675 8355

Rubery Children’s Centre, Leybrook Road, Rubery, B45 9PB Tel :0121 464 2158

Give them a call or pop in and see what help, support and activities are available.

If you live outside of Longbridge ward, click here for a full list of Children’s Centres

Find out more on Children’s Centres from Birmingham City Council




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