Children's centres

Tilbury Children's Centre

Address

London Road, Tilbury, RM18 8EY

Contact

01375 858 243

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
9:15am to 10:15am Stay and play – little ones From 8 November. 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. Book in advance.
9:30am to 12:30pm Domestic abuse and violence support Phone 07875 342 015 to book in advance.
10:30am to 11am Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
10:45am to 11:45am Stay and play From 8 November. 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. Book in advance.
1pm to 1:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Stay and play – messy play 8 November. 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. Please wear old clothes! Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Children in Need – arts and crafts 15 November. For ages 24 months to 60 months. Book in advance.
3pm to 3:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to midday Antenatal blood screening Blood screening for those in the early stages of pregnancy, up to 10 weeks. Book in advance.
9am to 5pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:15am to 10:15am Gardening group From 9 November. For ages 24 months to 60 months. Lots of fun activities in the garden for families with children. Please wear appropriate clothing. Book in advance.
10:30am to 11am Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
11am to midday Let's talk with your toddler From 9 November. For ages 12 months to 24 months. A programme to support your child's communication and language skills, including advice and strategies you can use in the home. Book in advance.
Midday to 5pm New born screening Includes baby weighing and heel-prick blood tests for new born babies, from day 5 to day 8. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Baby massage From 9 November. 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.
3pm to 3:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.

Wednesdays

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.
9am to 4pm Immunisations Second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Phone 01375 364 663 to book in advance.
9:30am to 10am Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
9:30am to 12:30pm Job club First and third Wednesday of the month. Support for families from an employment adviser. Book in advance.
Midday to 12:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 60 months. Book in advance.
1pm to 2:30pm Chatterbox From 10 November. For ages 18 months to 60 months. A structured language group running for 6 to 8 weeks providing support, advice and guidance to help your child develop their communications skills. By referral only.
2:30pm to 3pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 60 months. Book in advance.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9:15am to 10:15am Stay and play – play babies From 11 November. 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. Book in advance.
9:30am to 12:30pm Parenting programme Phone Coram on 01375 485 480. By referral only.
10am to 10:30am Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
10:45am to 11:45am Stay and play – play babies From 11 November. 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. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Play and learn From 11 November. For ages 24 months to 60 months. A 4-week programme for families to support their child's learning through play. The sessions will also provide you with ideas on how to support your child’s learning at home. Book in advance.
2pm to 2:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
3:30pm to 5pm Immunisations First and third Thursday of the month. Phone 01375 364 663 to book in advance.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
9am to midday Antenatal blood screening Blood screening for those in the early stages of pregnancy, up to 10 weeks. Book in advance.
9am to 4:30pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:15am to 10:15am Let's talk with your baby From 12 November. For ages 0 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.
10am to 10:30am Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
11:30am to 12:15pm Bookstart corner From 12 November. 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.
Midday to 12:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
Midday to 5pm New born screening Includes baby weighing and heel-prick blood tests for new born babies, from day 5 to day 8. Book in advance.
1:45pm to 2:45pm Stay and play – little ones From 12 November. 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. Book in advance.
2:30pm to 3pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 60 months. Book in advance.

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.

If you would like to register yourself and your child at this children's centre, please complete and return one of the versions of the form below. Forms are also available from the centre itself.