Sure Start Children's CentresFind your local Sure Start Children's Centre

Sure Start Children's Centres (external link).

Or choose the nearest centre to where you live.

Central area

West Riverside area

There are two centres based in the West Riverside area - Armstrong and Westgate.

Outer West area

East area

There are four based in the East area - Ouseburn, South Heaton, Walkergate and East.

North area

There are three based in the North area - Gosforth and Parklands, North Moor and Northern Villages.


What is available?

Opening hours

8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday.  Please note: each centre timetable may vary, see each centre for their individual timetable. 

Help and support will be available from various teams of professionals, including education, care, family support, health services and employment provided in a way that is easy and convenient for you.

This includes:

  • A high quality environment for babies and children up to school age
  • Networks for local childminders, health and ante-natal care
  • Access to Job Centre Plus
  • Advice for parents seeking work and training courses with on site childcare for parents using these services

Services and activities at Sure Start Children's Centres

  • Play sessions
  • Early learning and childcare
  • Smoking cessation classes and support
  • Health visiting
  • Baby massage
  • Drop-ins breast feeding support groups
  • Family learning
  • Adult education classes and training
  • Individual support through home visiting
Page last updated: 
12 January 2018
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