Children's centre services 0-5 years

Woodlands children's centre is part of the Croydon Family Hub. They offer services and activities for parents / carers of children aged 0 to 4 years. There are a variety of sessions running during weekdays. The timetable can be found on the Croydon Best Start Facebook page or on the Croydon council website ( 

How to get there:
Bus routes: 64, 359,130, 466
Tram: Gravel Hill tram stop

Current Session Information:

- Wriggles & Dribbles Teastop - Relax, Chat and Play at Wriggles & Dribbles Teastop; a supportive play session led by trained parents. For families with babies & children aged 0 to 2 years.

- Child Development Checks - 2 year and 3 year old development checks carried out by the Health Visitor Team. (You need to book through your Health Visitor Team on 0208 274 6006, Option 1.)

- Watch Me Grow (Under1’s) - Messy and sensory activities for babies under 1 years of age. Includes access to sensory room.

- Now I’m Two - A structured Stay & Play in preparation for nursery/School readiness. Aged 2 to 4 years.

- Am I Alone - An informal support group for parents/ carers with children with special needs.

- Rhyme & Sign for Baby and Me (This is a pre-booked session). Suitable for 4 to 12 months, Singing & Signing Course.

- Chatterbox - A communication focused session to support and encourage speech and language development for children aged 2 to 4 years.

- Baby Massage (This is a pre-booked session) - A 5 week course. A touching communication that enhances bonding & trust between parent and baby.

- Rocking Rhymes - A music based stay & play session for children 0 to 4 years.

- Mellow Mum's & Creche - Supporting parents and carers with stronger relationships with their children.

Service access criteria: children, 0-4 years, South Croydon
Activities for children and young people
Advice for young people
Children's centres
Family support groups and organisations
Preventative services for children and young people
Youth support
Additional needs catered for:
Waiting list (weeks): 0
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