Children's Centres

Feel Free to drop into your local Children's Centre, with play, advice and activities that cost nothing.


Children's Centres offer a range of services for families with children from birth to five years in Suffolk, in a location that is handy to them.

You are welcome at any one of our children's centres across Suffolk.  There are lots of great activities on offer including singing, rhyming and dancing, baby massage, and much, much more!  Feel Free to drop in.                                                                                                                                

Download our 'Suffolk Children's Centres' Leaflet  (PDF, 2478KB)

What services do children’s centres offer?

Each Children's centre runs a different timetable of activities. The services being offered at each children's centre are likely to include:

  • Free activities including messy play and fun for babies.
  • Child and family health services.
  • Information and services for families.
  • Information on childcare and early education.
  • Adult education classes.
  • Training and employment advice.
  • Support for parents.
  • Healthy cookery classes.                                                                                                                                                                        

How much will it cost?

Children's Centre Services are free, however, there may be a small fee for certain activities, for equipment, such as cooking ingredients or materials.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

How can I take part?

If you have a child under five years, you can simply drop into your local centre to take part in the activities, gain advice or meet other parents. You can find out where your local children's centre is by selecting 'children's centres' as a category, and entering your area or postcode in the Family Service Directory, or you can contact the Suffolk Families Information Service.

Families are encouraged to register with their local children's centre.                                                                                                                                     

Videos about Children's Centres

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