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Coronavirus COVID-19

At present the Children and Family Centres remain closed however there is a variety of virtual activities being run for families. For further details of the sessions, dates and times please telephone the Children's Centres. Children Centre staff can be contacted should you require any advice and support.

Families can access a range of local activities and support including:

  • parent training
  • health provision
  • school readiness
  • support services for children birth to five years and over and their families/carers

Activities vary at each centre or venue, according to local community needs. You can attend activities anywhere in the borough.

General enquires can be emailed to info.surestart@bexley.gov.uk or contact your local centre.

Contact details and venues

Centres/venues in the south of the borough

Locality Manager Pipa Norris
Telephone 020 8303 6052

Centre/venue address and map
Danson Children and Family Centre
The Danson Centre
Brampton Road
Bexleyheath
DA7 4EZ
Danson Youth Trust website
Map
North Cray Children's Wellbeing Centre
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre
1 Davis Way ( off Bedens Road)
Sidcup
DA14 5JR
Map
Falconwood Children's Wellbeing Centre
Falconwood Community Centre
Falconwood Parade
The Green
Welling
DA16 2PG
Map
Oval/QMS Children's Wellbeing Centre
The Oval Clinic
Sherwood Park Avenue
Sidcup
DA15 9HW
Map

Centres/venues in the centre of the borough

Locality Manager Karen Hall
Locality Administrator Teri Hopkins
Telephone 020 3045 4710

Centre/venue address and map
St Augustine's Children and Family Centre
Co-located at St Augustine of Canterbury CE VA Primary School
St Augustine's Road
Belvedere
DA17 5HP
Map
Church of the Cross
Lensbury Way
Thamesmead
London SE2 9UE
Map
Northumberland Heath Children's Centre
141 Brook Street
Erith
DA8 1JD
Map
Belvedere Community Centre
Mitchell Close
Belvedere
DA17 6AA
Map
Emmanuel Church
St Catherines Road
Off Yarnton Way
DA18 4DS
Map
Northumberland Heath Family Church
1 Mill Road
Erith
DA8 1HW
Map
Upper Belvedere Community Library
Woolwich Road
Upper Belvedere
DA17 5EQ
Map
North Heath Community Library
Mill Road
Erith
DA8 1HW
Map
Thamesmead Library
Binsey Walk
Thamesmead
SE2 9TR
Map

Centres/venues in the north of the borough

Locality Manager Jo Richards
Locality Administrators Joanne Pioli, Maria Kemp and Karen Plant
Telephone 020 3045 5480

Centre/venue and map
West Street Children and Family Centre
174 Chandlers Drive
Erith
DA8 1LW
Map
Northend Children's Wellbeing Centre
4a Lincoln Close
Slade Green
DA8 2EB
Telephone 020 3045 4720
Map
Christchurch Hall
Victoria Road
Erith
DA8 3AN
Map
Erith Library
100 Erith High Street
Erith
DA8 1SL
Map
Erith Leisure Centre
Avenue Road
Erith
DA8 3AT
Map
Erith Health Centre
50 Pier Road
Erith
DA8 1RQ
Map
Erith Youth and Family Centre
105 West Street
Erith
DA8 1AW
Map
Europa Gym Centre
Maiden Lane
Crayford
DA1 4FA
Map
Crayside Leisure Centre
Stadium Way
Crayford
DA1 4HR
Map
Howbury and Slade Green Community Centre
Chrome Road
Slade Green
DA8 2EL
Map

Family Lives

Family Lives offers a confidential and free* helpline service. Please call us on 0808 800 2222 for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying. Our helpline service is open 9am to 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday.

We will only break confidentiality if there is a life-threatening situation, or a child or adult is felt to be at risk of significant harm.

* free from landlines and most mobiles.

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