Come visit us at Darenth Children's Centre! Lots of fun activities for you and your children to play, learn and have fun together!
Our Children's Centre is part of a nationwide programme of services for 0-5 year olds and their families. Our aim is to offer information, advice and support to parents, as well as integrated childcare and early learning, health services, family support and parental outreach.
Our sessions include:
- Music Group: Monday 9:30am - 10:15am
- Baby Group: Tuesday 9:30am - 11:00am
- Stay & Play: Thursday 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Our Children's Centre has antenatal midwife clinics where parents to be are monitored throughout their pregnancy by our Community Midwives. These are run on an appointment only basis. Please contact your midwife for an appointment.
Healthy Child Clinic (Drop-in)
2nd & 4th Friday: 9:30am - 11:15am
(Please arrive before 11:00am to avoid disappointment)
Healthy Child Clinic offer you the opportunity to drop in and see your local health visiting team who will be able to offer you support and advice. They will also be able to weigh your baby or child. To speak to a Health Visitor, please call: 0300 123 6670
At the ages of around 1 year and 2 years parents will receive a letter inviting them to a development check with their health visitor. These clinics are run on an appointment basis only.
Healthy Start Vitamins
Children’s Centres are again able to distribute Healthy Start Vitamins. Forms are available at reception which must then be signed by a health professional who sees the family regularly, such as the Health Visitor. Vitamins can then be dispensed by our centre Business Support Assistants on Reception.
All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year old’s are entitled to a certain amount of free early education and childcare. To see if your child is eligible, please click here.
Are you interested in volunteering with children, young people and families? To find out more about the volunteering opportunities that are available, click here.
For more information about any of our services, please call or visit one of our Dartford Children's Centres for a copy of our timetable.