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Central Greenwich Children’s Centres

Our services explained

CGCC provides free activities, training and support in 4 areas:

  • School readiness - Learn through play

This includes:

  • integrated early learning and childcare
  • support for childminders
  • links to local schools and out-of-school activities
  • early identification of children with special needs and disabilities
  • information and advice about childcare services and funding to support childcare costs


  • Safeguarding - Keep families safe

This includes:

  • family visits in the first two months of a child's life
  • information and advice for parents and carers from Families Information Service about available services, organisations and activities
  • support and advice on parenting and other activities that increase awareness of child development
  • access to services
  • strategies that increase the involvement of fathers


  • Health and wellbeing - Stay healthy

This includes:

    • antenatal advice
    • mental health and emotional support
    • help to stop smoking
    • information and guidance on breastfeeding, hygiene, nutrition and safety


  • Careers advice - Develop job skills

This includes:

    • links with Jobcentre Plus and Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB)
    • advice on training and employment
    • creating opportunities for volunteering and training within the centres to promote confidence and skills for employability.


We also provide many other services depending on local needs and parental choices.

What our Parents Say
"Always enjoy coming to the dad's days" Tom Inglis
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