Our Children’s Centre offers a variety of services tailored to meet the needs of families with children aged under 5 who live within the centre’s locality and with particular emphasis on those families most in need.
Our family outreach workers deliver groups and courses as well as providing individual support to families within our local community*. We are committed to the Leeds Child Friendly agenda which is for Leeds to be the best city for children and young people to grow up in. Below are some of the services we currently offer:
Stay & Play sessions at Meadowfield Children’s Centre & Temple Learning Academy
Meadowfield Musical Voices singing & rhyme sessions
Home safety check with the provision of free equipment (subject to availability)
Free counselling service
Individual Support with a variety of issues including housing, benefits, debt etc.
A variety of parenting courses including Incredible Toddlers and H.E.N.R.Y
Adult learning courses delivered by Y.M.C.A including E.S.O.L. and making Story books
We work in partnership with a number of professionals and agencies including Temple Newsam Learning Partnership; Children’s Social Work Services and local schools; nurseries and child-minders. We also deliver the Early Start Service with GP’s, midwives and health visitors; for example we co deliver the Preparation for Birth & Beyond programme and breast feeding clinic with health visitors. Our aim is to help families play a positive role in their children’s development through improving outcomes and reducing inequalities.
*Please note that some services we may only be able to provide to families who live within our designated reach area which is based on postcodes. However we would always endeavour to signpost you to another centre if we are unable to help
Is to protect women and children in Leeds from the damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives.
We believe that all women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm.
We will achieve this by providing women with choices from a range of services including temporary supported housing, outreach support, telephone support and floating support."
Everything we do protects children, prevents abuse and transforms society so it’s safer for all children."
Please see the bottom of this page for the latest leaflets on the NSPCC's campaign on "The Underwear rule".
Leeds Northpoint Counselling Services
"Northpoint Wellbeing Limited is the new name for Leeds Counselling.
A registered charity, our mission is to help people experiencing emotional distress."
Bereavement support services
Below are a selection of support services for both children and adults affected by loss.
Ebor Gardens Advice Centre
"We provide free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to the public in relation to debt. We provide a full debt advice, legal advocacy, representation and casework service."
Leeds City Credit Union
"Leeds City Credit Union is a financial cooperative that provides straightforward, affordable financial services to anyone who lives or works in Leeds or who is a resident of certain housing associations or who works for one of our 'Select' employers (see 'In the Workplace'), or who may be eligible for membership in a number of other ways may join. "
Citizens Advice Bureau
"We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination."