Cole Heath Locality Children’s Centres provide various services for families to access to enable their child has the best healthy start to life. We work closely with various Health Visiting Teams and Midwives from around the Locality along with having School Links with all the Local Schools too. The Early Years Outreach staff are also trained to deliver support in many different areas which include:

  • Weaning
    (supporting parents with weaning baby).
  • Potty Training
    (providing one to one support on potty training child in small easy steps)
  • Oral Health
    (encouraging children to brush teeth and avoid sugary snacks)
  • Breastfeeding
    (providing more information and support on the importance of breastfeeding babies)
  • Baby Massage
    (sensory experience to help parent/carer bonding with baby)
  • Home Safety
    (ensuring safety in the home by providing information/advice)
  • Kids on Track
    (making parents/carers aware of what they are feeding their children)
  • Startwell Physical & Healthy Eating
    (providing families with information regarding the importance of physical activities and keeping a healthy lifestyle)

The Health Visiting Teams deliver drop in Baby Clinics and Development Clinics at our centres over the week where parents/carers can weigh their child(ren) and receive advice and support on how to manage a healthy lifestyle.

Early Years Outreach staff have been trained to deliver WellMoms Weight Management Clinic for parents to access. This gives parents/carers the chance to weigh themselves and make the right healthy choices to ensure they are living a healthy lifestyle. Staff provide parents with advice on how to manage a healthy diet and information sheets so they understand the importance of managing a healthy lifestyle. The WellMoms Clinics are drop in clinics and are held over 3 different centres across the week.

Cole Heath Children’s Centres also provide and distribute Healthy Start Vitamins for children under 5 years and parents. All they need to bring with them is the child’s red book.