Family Centre Services in Surrey
Spurgeons Family Centres offer a wide range of activities and services to support family life, for parents and carers of children aged 0-11+ years.
Our Family Centres in Surrey deliver a range of services and work with families to help give your child the best start in life.
What do Surrey Family Centres do to support families with children aged 0 to 11+ to get the best start in life?
- Child behavioural development advice and support
- Children's mental health and support for parents
- Help with accessing financial assistance: benefits, grants, application use of our fundraising and charitable receipts
- Further education and employment advice
- A range of free parenting courses in Surrey
- Health and wellbeing support for all the family
- Providing referrals to specialist services in the community
- Parenting sessions, cooking groups, anxiety support groups for children and summer holiday provision
We want to build on your resilience as a family and empower you to be self-reliant. Once your family is referred to us, you will be allocated a dedicated Family Support Worker who will carry out work we agree with you.
This could be on a 1:1 basis to support the needs of your family in the home and community. Once a family’s support needs are identified, there are a range of things we can do to make a difference.
We visit children in their schools and community.
Visiting families in their homes and in the community.
Working together with other partners to make sure you and your children are supported
We provide a range of parenting classes/courses through groups, sessions in Surrey.
Whether you are seeking emotional and mental health help or support for all the family, we are here to support you.
Looking for child behavioural advice, support with children’s mental health or parent and toddler groups in Surrey? We do it together, because we believe that all children should have the support they need to thrive.
If your family have not been referred to us, then we can still support you!
The Spurgeons team work across three family centres in Surrey and can be contacted below:
The Spurgeons team would be happy to answer any questions you may have, you can get in touch with us through the following options or via the enquiry form linked below:
Office opening hours
Monday to Friday (8.30 am - 5.00 pm) excluding Bank Holidays.
Book a call
Are you a parent with a child aged 0 - 11 years old living in Elmbridge?
Our team can offer advice and support on a range of topics including parenting, challenging behaviour, SEND, domestic abuse, financial assistance or grants, mental health support and much more. Book an appointment with us today to find out more about accessing this support
Make an enquiry
If you would like to make an enquiry regarding our Surrey Family Centre services please use our online form below and a member of the team will be in touch:
All case notes are recorded on the Surrey County Council’s system, which will be discussed with you in greater detail at your first visit with your Family Support Worker. Please see the Surrey County Council’s Privacy Notice in regard to data recording: Early Help Family Centre and Family Support Programme – Privacy Notice - Surrey County Council (surreycc.gov.uk)
Read Tara's story
“Tara* had fled domestic abuse with her three children; Kerys* who was eight, Dom* aged five, and baby Liam*. Kerys was at a school who reported she was doing really well, so Tara was delighted when Dom was offered a place there too. She hoped that it would give him the stability he so desperately needed after all they had been through.
Frequently asked questions about Surrey Family Centre Services:
What is the role of a family centre?
Our centres are an inclusive and welcoming space that enables us to help families capitalise on their strengths and build strong relationships. We work with families by providing advice and support on parenting, domestic abuse, child behaviour, children’s mental health and other situations that families may experience.
We provide 1:1 and group sessions for all family members, including parenting classes and summer holiday provision for the children.
How does a family support worker help families?
We want to build on your resilience as a family and empower you to be self-reliant. You will have a named Family Support Worker who will carry out work we agree with you, which could be short or long term.
This could involve visiting you in your home, meeting you in the community, inviting you to group sessions such as Parenting, DA and other support. They may also see your children in their school/nursery and attend meetings with you.
What happens at a family centre?
We work with families referred to us and support with;
Child development including behavioural needs
Family health including health visitors running clinics, peri-natal mental health, baby first aid classes
Direct support groups with children (domestic abuse, anxiety, school holiday playschemes)
Mental health support
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