Are you pregnant or do you have children under-5?
Come along to your local Children’s Centre to meet other families, get support and join in with free activities. What’s on in each Children’s Centre varies according to the needs of the local community but typically you can come to:
Preparation for parenthood groups
Health support and clinics run by Midwives and Health Visitors
Fun learning activities with your family
And get help and support with:
Getting into training and work
Information and advice about feeding your baby, healthy eating for your family, active lifestyles, 2 year old dental care, home safety etc.
Free and low cost healthy start vitamins
Registering your child’s birth (by appointment)
Watch our video to find out more about Children's Centre services.
Contact details for local Children's Centres and the areas they cover.
Download their What's On Guides with details of the activities and groups at each centre.
Angram Bank for High Green, Chapeltown, Ecclesfield and Grenoside areas
Brightside for Brightside, Wincobank and Shiregreen areas
Burngreave for Burngreave, Firvale and Wensley areas
Chancet Wood for Lowedges, Batemoor, Jordanthorpe, Norton, Greenhill and Woodseats areas
Darnall for Darnall, Tinsley and Manor areas
Early Days for Parson Cross, Foxhill and Colley areas
First Start for Firth Park and Stubbins areas
The Meadow for Southey, Shirecliffe and Longley areas
Primrose for Walkley, Netherthorpe, Upperthorpe and Crookes areas, and outreach at Ecclesall Library for Ecclesall, Totley, Beauchief, Bradway, Crosspool and Fulwood areas
Sharrow for the Sharrow, Broomhall and Netheredge areas
Shooters Grove for Stannington, Hillsborough and Middlewood areas
Shortbrook for Shortbrook, Birley, Hackenthorpe, Beighton, Intake, Charnock and Crystal Peaks areas
Stocksbridge for Stocksbridge and the surrounding area
Valley Park for Heeley, Hemsworth, Gleadless Valley and Meersbrook areas
Woodthorpe for Woodthorpe, Woodhouse and Handsworth areas
Wybourn for Wybourn, Arbourthorne and Norfolk Park areas
Our directory of all Sheffield's childcare, services, activities and events for children.
Like us on Facebook and get live updates for lots of activities and groups at all of our centres.
Follow us on Twitter @sheffbumpto5.
Come and get involved in your Children's Centre's advisory forum and help shape activities in your community.
We’d really like as many parents as possible to be involved in these meetings. If you are interested and would like to find out more, please contact your local centre.
We also provide free activities for families and babies to do together.
All 3 and 4 year olds can get 15 hours of free early learning and play a week during term time (from the beginning of the term after their third birthday).
Free parenting courses, learn how:
children learn through play
to praise and reward
to set effective limits
to handle bad behaviour
We support families to lead healthier lifestyles through Start Well Sheffield.