Crownlands Children's Centre is managed by Barnardo's and provides a variety of groups and activities.
We welcome all local parents, and parents to be, to our Children's Centre at Austin Farm Primary School.
Our aim as a Children's Centre is to provide a seamless service of support for families with children under 5 right through from pregnancy until they start school.
We provide a wide variety of sessions including
We also run a chatterbox group which is a stay and play session, that includes a baby weighing clinic covered by the local Health Visitor teams.
Some of our groups are drop-in groups where everybody is welcome and no pre-booking is required. However, due to limited spaces booking is essential on some sessions so please contact the centre to speak to a member of staff. We invite carers to make a small donation at some of our sessions.
Crownlands Children's Centre covers the Manadon, Widey and Eggbuckland areas of Plymouth.
Groups and activities run by the Children's Centre follow the Five to Thrive approach. Five to Thrive is a family friendly approach to promoting healthy brain development and positive relationships. Central to the five to thrive approach are a set of five key activities:
Barnardo's Plymouth provide a wide range of services across the city including Children's Centres, Young Carers, Sexual Exploitation (BASE) and Independent Visiting and Advocacy Services (PIVAS). We aim to protect all children from harm and empower the local community to also help us do this.
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm