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About Wimborne Childrens Centre

Welcome to Wimborne Children's Centre, see what we can offer you and your family.

About our centre

Wimborne Children's Centre is run by Action for Children, in partnership with Dorset County Council. Wimborne Children's Centre is based in Leigh Park. From antenatal to toddler time, our centre has a service you will enjoy and benefit from.

A large community space and kitchen are also available for hire.

What we offer

Each Children's Centre aims to provide families with children up to the age of 5 with the services and activities that its community needs. Our team can help you with the following:

  • parenting advice, support and information
  • home visits for families
  • play and learn sessions, helping you support your child's development
  • groups for parents with children who have additional needs
  • breastfeeding groups
  • access to a range of Health services including mental health, sexual health and contraception
  • information and advice about how to improve your skills and find work
  • coping with becoming a teenage parent
  • access to advice on financial and housing matters
  • helping you and your family stay healthy with advice on nutrition, weaning and how to stop smoking
  • links with childcare providers and advice about help paying for childcare
  • support with the effects of domestic abuse

Family Partnership Zones

Children's Centres in Dorset are part of Family Partnership Zones. These are 7 geographical areas in Dorset where children, young people and their families can be supported to be safe, healthy independent and prosperous. Zones are not just about professionals supporting children, but about building communities to support family life.

Safeguarding children

All Children's Centres are committed to the safety of children and can offer support and advice. Find out more information if you are concerned about a child or need help for your family in Dorset.

Make an enquiry

If you need information, advice or want to join (register with) any local Dorset Children's Centre, you can simply complete the enquiry form and your Children's Centre will contact you within 5 working days. You can also contact Wimborne Children's Centre by phone, email or drop in to talk to staff.

Enquiry form

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