Welcome to Easington Children’s Centre
Children’s Centres are managed by Durham County Council as part of One Point – Services for Children, Young People and Families.
A variety of advice and support is on offer to children, young people, parents, carers and families. Services are available from pregnancy right through to when a young person reaches 19 years old.
There’s so much to discover at your local Children’s Centre and all activities are FREE!
Children’s Centres bring together a range of agencies to offer services to meet parents, children’s and young peoples’ needs, all in one place. They provide a safe and secure environment for your child to make new friends and learn whilst they play. You can get professional advice on health and family matters, learn about training and job opportunities or just socialise with other mams, dads and carers.
Acting as a ‘one stop shop’, you can also access services from the following professionals:
• Health Visitors
• School Nurses
• Education Welfare Officers
• Behaviour Support Workers
• Educational Psychologists
• Connexions Personal Advisors
• Positive Activities For Young People (Youth Workers)
• Family Support Workers
• Anti-Bullying Workers
There are 3 Children’s Centres and 1 Outreach Centre in the Seaham area, as well as Seaham Hub, which is the main office base for One Point:
Seaham One Point
Services for Children, Young People and Families
Stranford Road, Seaham, SR7 8QE
Telephone: 03000 26 11 11
Seaham Children’s Centre, North Terrace, Seaham, Co Durham, SR7 7EU Telephone: (0191) 5814500
Seaham Seaview Outreach Centre, The Avenue, Seaham, Co Durham, SR7 8PD, (Same site as Seaview Primary School)
Easington Children’s Centre, Whickham Street, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Co Durham, SR8 3DJ
Telephone: (0191) 5273092.
Murton Children’s Centre, The Ribbon Primary School, Barnes Road, Murton, Co Durham, SR7 9QR
Telephone: (0191) 5175903
Services Children’s Centres Must Offer
Children’s Centres are developed in line with the needs of the local community so each centre may differ. However, there is a core set of services we must provide:
- Child and family health services, ranging from ante-natal care, health visitor support and breastfeeding advice.
- Most centres offer high quality childcare and early learning, those that don’t can help advise on local childcare options.
- Advice on parenting, access to specialist services for families like healthy eating.
- Help for you to find work or training opportunities, using links to local Jobcentre Plus offices and training providers.
So if you’ve not been to your local Children’s Centre, why not come along to Easington to register. You can visit us at:
Easington Children’s Centre, Whickham Street ,Easington Colliery
Peterlee, Co Durham, SR8 3DJ, We are located next door to Easington Colliery Primary School.
Or alternatively please contact us by telephone on: (0191) 5273092.
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