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Children's Centres

Children's Centres

In response to government guidance on social distancing, activities within Ealing Children’s Centres have been adapted to be delivered virtually via the group chat app Zoom, which can be downloaded onto a phone or pc, free of charge.

You will be asked to accept our online code of conduct before accessing any of the activities. Once this is done you will be sent a Zoom link to log into the activity.

Click here to go to the timetable(s) to see what is on offer.  

Our Early childhood health services are still operating including some face to face appointments planned in advance. Early Start  health visiting and school nursing services have a 7 day week duty phone line offering advice   

You can now call the Health Visiting advice line for confidential telephone health advice. 

Tel: 020 8102 5888 or email CLCHT.ealingadminhub@nhs.net for confidential telephone health advice.

Phones open 9am-5pm, 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday (including bank holidays) 

To view the latest version of our Children's Centre newsletter please click here (external link)

The Health Visiting team can provide support on all aspects of child health,    development and parenting including:

  • Infant Feeding  / Introduction to Solids 
  • Management of Minor Illness 
  • Behaviour / Sleep

The School Nursing Team can offer health promotion advice on:

  • Allergies  / Bedwetting
  • Nutrition / Growth and Development  / Physical Activity
  • Behaviour / Relationships and more

Children's centres are now able to distribute vitaimins as part of the Healthy Start programme. For more information about the progamme and the eligibility criteria please continue to the Healthy Start page

If you are currently registered with our children’s centres, you may have received a keeping in touch call from one of our team or an email.   We will continue to stay in touch with you to keep you updated on how our services are operating and to offer ideas and support during the closure.   If you would like a keeping in touch call you can contact our Family Information Service on 0208825 5588 who will put you in contact with a children’s centre in your area.

We will be sharing important information and keeping you up-to-date with developments on our Family Information Service facebook page as well as tips and advice on how to stay well, keep active and keep your children busy during these difficult times.

Please follow our page and invite your friends and family to follow it. www.facebook.com/EalingFIS

The Family Information Service is available to answer questions, especially about childcare arrangements and supporting key / critical workers and to give advice and guidance wherever possible.

Please email children@ealing.gov.uk in the first instance or call 020 8825 5588 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm).

To find your local centre please follow this link or click the map below to access our interactive map (internal link)

Ealing has a network of 25 children's centres - led by seven main centres - each offering a range of activities and access to services for young children (aged pre-birth-5) and their families such as;

  • Early education and childcare
  • Out of school and play activities
  • Family Support
  • Parenting Support
  • Family health services such as midwives, breastfeeding support and health visitors
  • Back to work skills, access to training courses and volunteering
  • Early Start Ealing services

Each centre provides a wide range of services for young children and their families to ensure that young children get the best start in life and that their families are well supported.

To find your nearest children's centre - click on your area from the left hand side of the page, then enter your postcode. If you know the name of the centre you'd like to visit - click on their name from the right hand side of this page.

If you have any difficulties contacting a children's centre directly, you can call the Family Information Service on 020 8825 5588 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm), or email children@ealing.gov.uk

Children's Centres

Ealing Children's Centre Privacy Notice

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill 2018 an individual has the right to be informed about any data / information held about them.

This means that we have to provide a privacy notice that explains what data is gathered, why it is gathered and how it is stored and kept safe.

In the course of our work and to register you and your family to use our children's centre services, we do have to ask you for your name, address and few other details.

Your information is treated with the utmost care and is kept securely. To find out more, please read the full Children's Centre Privacy Notice on the right hand side of this page. 

In terms of the new data protection laws, please note that Ealing Council is the data controller for the personal data we collect. We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office and our registration number is Z5696801.

Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person. This can include information that when put together with other information can then identify a person. For example, this could be your name and contact details.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can get in touch with the Family Information Service at children@ealing.gov.uk 

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