There is a variety of family groups that are available from Home-Start Shepway. We offer a free, safe and friendly environment that provides children with an opportunity to express themselves through play.
There are also opportunities for parents to attend workshops, self-esteem and personal development courses.
Regular groups include:
PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP on Mondays from 1.00 to 3.00 pm at Shorncliffe Community Centre. Lots of toys, activities and the chance to meet other parents.
PLAY AND LEARN SESSIONS (PALS) on Wednesdays from 9.00 to 11.00 am at The Village Children’s Centre. Have lots of fun at our free sessions with your pre-school children in the community area and messy play room. Structured play activity, lots of toys and space to explore.
YOUNG ACTIVE PARENTS (YAPs), which is supported by Kent Crèches, on Thursdays or Fridays from 1.00 to 3.00 pm at the Home-Start Shepway office for parents and parents-to-be under the age of 20. A healthy lunch and crèche facilities are provided.
GEMINI on Fridays from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm at the Home-Start Shepway office for parents who have (or who are expecting) pre-school twins. Come along and meet other parents in a safe and friendly environment. Healthy snacks provided.
We also offer pop-up CRAFTY BEHAVIOUR and POP-IN PARENTING sessions at various locations.
For the latest information about the groups and courses that are available, please see the News page on this site or:
24 Cheriton Gardens
Tel: 01303 244836
Fax: 01303 210487
Office Hours: 9am - 5pm
Answer phone outside office hours