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Children’s centres

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Re-opening your children’s centre safely during COVID-19 from 12 April 2021

Children’s centres

We need to make sure you and our staff are safe. For the time being, the following centres will be open for antenatal and postnatal appointments and Community Food Club* only.

Becontree CCClosed10am to 3pm10am to 3pm10am to 3pmClosed
Leys CCClosed10am to 3pmClosed10am to 3pmClosed
Marks Gate CCClosed10am to 4pm10am to 4pm10am to 4pmClosed
Sue Bramley CCClosedClosed10am to 4pmClosed10am to 4pm
William Bellamy CC10am to 3pmClosed10am to 3pmClosed10am to 3pm


Please call us on 0208 724 1983, this is the general number for all children’s centres. We will help you to access support for mums, dads and carers, help getting jobs and training, health services, daycare and activities for babies and toddlers.

Play and Communication sessions
Currently on-line, please visit our support group page to book your session.

Baby weighing and weaning advice
To contact your health please visit the NHS website or call 0300 300 1668 / 1875 or 1727

Speech and Language Therapy Service
For children who are finding communication difficult, email bdsalt.admin@nelft.nhs.uk or call 0300 300 1754  

Community Food Club
For people struggling with debt and financial hardship, members collect fresh food each week and get help from services that address money worries.

The following services won't be available:

  • drop-in services
  • public toilets (only for midwife clinics)
  • events and regular programmes in the building
  • room hire

Face coverings

To help keep everyone safe, face coverings are to be worn inside the children’s centre at all times (unless exemption applies). Stay home if:

  • you are feeling unwell
  • you have a family member at home who is unwell