Children's centres

Chadwell Children's Centre

Address

Claudian Way, Chadwell St Mary, Grays, RM16 4QE

Contact

07912 781 446

You can phone or visit the centre at the following times:

  • Monday to Thursday from 8:30am to 5pm
  • Fridays from 8:30am to 4:30pm

Mondays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 10:15am Bookstart corner No session 2 May or 23 May. For ages 12 months to 30 months. A Booktrust 4-week programme to support families to develop a love of stories, books and rhymes to help their children's early reading skills. Book in advance.
10am to midday Local Area Coordinator (LAC) Local Area Coordinators help people find ways to make a better life. Based in towns and villages around Thurrock, they know the local people – those who need help, and those who can offer different types of help. Individual sessions for parents and carers. Book in advance.
10:45am to 11:45am Messy fun 9 May. For ages 24 months to 60 months. Book in advance.
10:45am to 11:45am Encouraging communication through play 16 May. For ages 18 months to 30 months. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Baby massage For ages 0 to 12 months. The baby massage course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to bond and learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Book in advance.

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 5pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
10am to midday Empowering parents, empowering communities – living with a teenager From 17 May. For parents and carers. Empowering parents, empowering communities (EPEC) is a parenting group run by parents for parents. Parents will learn how to use a range of parenting skills, understand their children's feelings and develop a closer parent-child relationship. Book in advance.
10am to midday Thurrock Sensory Services – early years group for deaf children and their families Second Tuesday of the month. By referral only.
10am to 11:30am Queen's Jubilee Garden Party 31 May. For ages 0 to 11 years. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 3pm Queen's Jubilee Garden Party 31 May. For ages 0 to 11 years. Book in advance.

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to midday Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Let's talk with your baby No session 26 May. For ages 3 months to 12 months. A programme to promote positive adult-child interaction and communication skills, attachment, stimulation in a rich environment through interactive, fun activities. Book in advance.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 1pm 2 year-olds development assessment checks Health and development assessment to check your child's weight, height, learning, diet and behaviour. Book in advance.
1pm to 4:30pm Domestic abuse and violence support Phone 07875 342 015 to book in advance.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 10:30am Stay and play No session 27 May. For ages 24 months to 60 months. Fun activities for you and your child. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
11am to midday Stay and play No session 27 May. For ages 12 months to 24 months. Fun activities for you and your child. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Stay and play No session 27 May. For ages 0 to 12 months. Fun activities for you and your baby. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.

Other activities

A wide range of activities are organised at children's centres across Thurrock, either regularly or from time to time. You can find out more about these activities in the document below. Check the timetables of individual children's centres for latest details.

Registration

You can use the registration form below to register yourself and your child at this children's centre, or any of our other children's centres.

Children's centre registration