Overall - Good
A very Merry Christmas to you all and we hope you have a fantastic New Year. We hope to be seeing you again in 2015.
Be safe and remember Christmas is always a busy time with presents to buy, meals to plan and family and friends to entertain. It’s easy to get wrapped up (excuse the pun) in all the planning, and overlook the safety of young children. Click on the link below to read the guide to ensure your Christmas isn’t derailed by a visit to A&E.http://www.capt.org.uk/who-we-are/news/focus-keeping-children-safe-over-christmas-and-santa%E2%80%99s-guide-toy-safety?utm_source=MailChimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Christmas+In+Focus+Read+More&utm_content=HTML&utm_campaign=CAPT+News+November+2014
Christmas at a glance:
South Molton Children's Centre - 15th December Stay and Play Christmas Celebrations
15th December Tums to One Bring and Share Christmas Lunch
starting at 1.00
18th December Under 5's Christmas Celebrations
Oakmoor Children's Centre - 9th December Stay and Play Christmas Craft session 9.30
16th December Stay and Play Christmas Party with
bring and share snack and a Special Visitor
There will be not sessions running on the week commencing 22nd December and week commencing 29th December. Normal sessions will resume from 5th January 2015.
Take a look at what we have been up to by clicking on to the link below:
Newsletter for WINTER 2015
Click here to view our latest Timetable
Welcome to our website
Here you can discover more about the activities, services and information we offer.
The team works with children under five and their families by providing information, advice and services. We can help with returning to work, finding childcare, family support, family health, and much more.
There are confidential services, qualified staff and professionals, offering you tailored support designed to meet your needs and focus on your children.
South Molton and District Children's Centre
We have two centres, one is based at the PIP Centre, Central Park, Mill Street, South Molton, Devon EX36 4AS (01769 579615) which covers the South Molton learning community area and the other is Oakmoor, Fore Street, Witheridge EX16 8AH (01884 860247) which covers the Chulmleigh learning community area. If you want to know more about what we do, or have some ideas of your own that you would like to share with us about the type of services we run, or could run, please contact us by clicking on the contact tab.
Oakmoor Children's Centre
In November 2013 Ofsted inspected both Centres and we are delighted to let you know that the result was an OVERALL - GOOD
To view the whole report please click on the following link:
A parent forum is a group of parents who get together to share their opinions and ideas about issues that affect them and their families. South Molton Children's Centre parent forum will give parents in South Molton and surrounding villages the chance to have a voice and an input into the way we deliver our services. All parents and carers with children aged 0-5 or using the Centre's services can attend. Come along to one of our informal meetings have a chat and make new friends. The next meeting will be at the PIP Centre on 24th February from 10.00 to 11.00. Do come along and support us.
FOODBANK - SOUTH MOLTON BRANCH
1 East Street (behind Printworkx) South Molton on Fridays from 10:30 to 1:30.
The branch is staffed by volunteers and food is donated from the local community.
Food vouchers are provided by the care professionals (i.e. doctors, health visitors, children's centre staff etc.) these are then used to claim food supplies. IF YOU ARE IN NEED PLEASE USE THIS SERVICE - IT IS THERE FOR YOU.
Over the Christmas period the Foodbank will be open on 22nd December until 12.00, and resume normal hours in the New Year, commencing 2nd January 2015.
Understanding your Child's Behaviour - Solihull Parenting Group
If you are interested in attending a parenting group to find out more about your child's development, behaviour and why they have temper tantrums - contact the Children's Centre on 01769 579615 or your Health Visitor on 01769 575176. Click here to view the leaflet
2gether fundingSee the new webpage by clicking the link blow, where a more user-friendly on-line application form is available. You no longer need to save and email the form, you simply click the button at the end. Please note that the phone number for application/eligibility is different, and is now 0345 155 1013.
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