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Brent Children's Centre

Come visit us at Brent 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:

  • Baby Group: Tuesday's 1:00pm - 2:30pm

  • Music Group: Wednesday's 9:30am - 10:15am

  • Stay & Play: Wednesday's 1:00pm - 2:30pm

  • YAPs: Thursday's 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Midwife Clinic

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.


Well Baby Clinic (Drop-in)
Monday: 1:00pm - 2:45pm
(Please arrive before 2:30pm to avoid disappointment) 

Our Children's Centre has regular Health Visitor Clinics where parents can attend to monitor their child's health. Children will be weighed and monitored and parents can ask advice on many subjects including sleep, feeding and weaning.


Development Checks

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.


Health Trainer

Our NHS Health Trainers are here to offer support for healthy eating, exercise, quitting smoking, alcohol or drug issues, stress, emotional wellbeing and more.


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.


Free For 2 (FF2)

You can apply for FF2 Funding here! Some 2-year-olds can get up to 15 hours of free childcare each week during school term time!

Why don't you see if your child is entitled to Free For 2? Just follow the e-link to apply!


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.

Who to contact

03000 42 04 00

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Where to go

Brent Children's Centre
YMCA Roundhouse
Overy Street

Public transport options

The nearest bus stop is Home Gardens. The nearest railway station is Dartford.

Parking availability

There is no onsite parking however there are numerous pay and display car parks available nearby.

When is it on?

Session Information
Monday: 8:30 - 16:30
Tuesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 16:30
Friday: 8:30 - 16:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Other Details

Referral required?
Total vacancies
Age Range
Ages 0-5


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