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Sherwood and Edwards Lane Children's Centre

We have a virtual timetable of activities
click on this link: Children's Centres Timetable

Our Children’s Centres offer a range of advice and support across the city. Trained Family Support Workers offer targeted intervention to families who need support with concerns including:

  • Children’s behaviour 
  • Parenting;
  • Bills
  • Debt
  • Benefits
  • Arguing / fighting with partner
  • Housing issues
  • Children not listening
  • Sleep

Please note support is available based on individual need and circumstances.

Targeted support

There are 5 key interventions we offer to families. These include Family Support Clinics, Triple P, Peep, Freedom and Sleep tight. More information about each type of intervention can be found by clicking the following links:

Family Support Clinics

Behaviour support – Triple P

Peep Learning Together Programmes

The Freedom Programme

Sleep Tight


Additional services

As well as services offered by Early Help our children’s centre buildings are used by our partner agencies who offer a range of activities and support including:

  • SSBC
  • City Care (0-19 Public Health Nursing Service)
  • Midwives
  • Peer support groups
  • Nottingham College
  • Lily and Co. day nurseries
  • Greenfields nurseries
  • Early Years Alliance nursery
  • Behavioural and Emotional Health Team
  • Parenting team


Please note the agencies that offer support from our children’s centre building differ depending on location.

Our virtual offer

Are you stuck for activity ideas to try with your little ones? We have a virtual timetable full of activities, recipes and videos for you to explore. You can find out virtual timetable: Children's Centres Virtual Timetable

Please note, we are regularly reviewing and updating activity ideas and downloads, so feel free to pop back for more ideas.

Early Help is now on Facebook. Click the link below to be directed to our Facebook page:

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Concerned about a child? Please call:

Children and Families Direct telephone number is 0115 876 4800

(Monday- Friday. 8.30am-5.00pm outside of these hours only emergency safeguarding calls will be taken).


Who to contact

0115 8761700

When is it on?

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Other Details

Local Offer


Children’s Centres offer provision for under 5’s and their families, they form part of the 0-19 services provided by Early Help Teams.

Services are inclusive to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Each Children’s Centre has a timetable of activities and provision that can be downloaded from this site. The provision is accessible to families and their children in addition to the universal sessions there are more specialist services and activities that can be accessed to support children with their individual needs. They include:

  • Sensory rooms and equipment
  • Toy libraries
  • Reading schemes and early literacy
  • Support and networking groups

To find out what your local Children’s Centre has to offer please contact them for more details, a member of the team will be able to speak to you about your child’s individual needs and requirements and ensure that you are supported to access the provision you are interested in.

Children’s Centres are committed in providing a broad and balanced curriculum of activities and believe that all children have the right to:

  • access universal provision
  • access funded education places within local childcare provision, nurseries and schools
  • gain support with transition into settings
  • receive support to reach their full potential and achieve their best
  • become confident individuals and live fulfilling lives
  • wishes and feels taken into consideration in the planning of the provision and decisions that will affect them

The Children’s Centre promotes the welfare and development of all children that accesses its provision within each setting in partnership with parents and other relevant agencies.

Local Offer for children with Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities (SEND)
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