Services for Pre-School Age Children

This function is mainly provided by Early Years professionals including child care workers and Health staff aligned with our Childrens Centres.   

For further information of services and where to locate them go to:  Children's Centres

Also see; Children's Centre Targeted School Readiness Offer and Targeted Virtual Offer

By working together with a variety of organisations Childrens Centres provide,

Universal Services: 

  • Information, advice and support to parents and carers
  • Access to quality early years education and childcare
  • Health services
  • Family support
  • Employment advice
  • Family learning opportunities
  • Parent forums

Targeted Family Support:

  • concerns over child development
  • managing behaviour
  • sleep routines/eating
  • relationship issues
  • housing
  • benefits
  • advocacy - being a listening ear
  • transition to nursery and reception classes
  • domestic violence
  • alcohol/drug concerns

Targeted Family Support is accessed via a BCP Inter-agency Referral Form