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 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.
10am to midday Changing Pathways Drop-in session for parents and carers. Changing Pathways provides emergency accommodation, help, advice, counselling and support for women and their children suffering domestic abuse.
10:15am to 11am Bookstart toddlers 14 November. For ages 12 months to 24 months. 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 – play together plus 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.
1pm to 1:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:15pm Bookstart toddlers 7 November. For ages 12 months to 24 months. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Baby massage From 7 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 24 months. Book in advance.
4pm to 4:30pm Sensory room for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) For ages 5 years to 8 years. 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 4pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:30am to 11am Chatterbox For ages 24 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.
9:30am to 12:30pm Strengthening families, strengthening communities By referral only.
10:30am to 11am 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.
1pm to 1:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
1pm to 2pm Special educational needs and disability (SEND) – Just for You For children with additional support needs, ages 0 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. Phone for more information.
3pm to 3:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
4pm to 5:30pm Young carers Term-time only. Support sessions for children aged 4 to 8 years-old who are identified as young carers. By referral only.

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 11am Parental outreach service 23 November. Parent outreach workers provide high quality support and parental outreach services to families in their own home with a series of home visits. Parent outreach workers will also support parents to access and use services at the children's centre and in the community. Book in advance.
9am to midday Speech and language clinic 16 November. Book in advance by phoning 0300 300 1544.
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 Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:30am to 10am Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
9:30am to midday Job club 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.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Let's talk with your toddler 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.
2:30pm to 3pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 60 months. Book in advance.
4pm to 4:30pm Sensory room for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) For ages 5 years to 8 years. Book in advance.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 1pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:30am to 10:30am Baby massage From 10 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.
9:30am to 12:30pm Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Parent Advisory Team Thurrock (PATT) First Thursday of the month. Staff from Parent Advisory Team Thurrock (PATT) will be available to offer advice and support with issues around education, in particular special educational needs support, education health and care (EHC) plans, annual reviews, and exclusion from school. For parents and carers of children aged 0 to 25 years, with their child or young person. Book in advance by phoning 07702 127 252.
10am to 10:30am Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
11am to midday Stay and play – play babies 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.
1pm to 1:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.
1:30pm to 2:15pm Bookstart toddler 10 November. For ages 12 months to 24 months. Book in advance.
3pm to 3:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 24 months. Book in advance.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 10:30am Let's talk with your baby For ages 3 months to 12 months. A programme to promote positive adult-child interaction, communication skills, attachment and 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 12:30pm Stay and play – play together plus 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.
Midday to 12:30pm Sensory room For ages 0 to 36 months. Book in advance.
Midday to 4:30pm 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 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.
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.

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