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New parents, expectant parents - all welcome


Older children at home during lockdown - take a look at these BBC Bitesize programmes





The Government announced a new national lockdown 5th January 2021

read the full details by clicking here 

If you are in need of support, advice, information regarding Covid related support please call us at the centre 378 3090






Swinnow Children’s Centre closes for the Christmas break at 4:00pm on Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen on Monday 4th January 2021.


The Centre Christmas opening hours are:                              

Monday 21st December                            8.30-4.00

Tuesday 22nd December                          8.30-4.00

Wednesday 23rd December                     8.30-4.00


Jane our Family outreach worker will be on site and can be contacted on 378 3090.


Please find below a list of useful / emergency contact numbers for your information.

 Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

from everyone at Swinnow Children’s Centre.



Useful contact numbers

Emergency services                                                                                                                         999

Police non-emergency number                                                                                                     101

NHS/Dental non-emergency number                                                                                            111    

 Leeds Community Healthcare Hub (The Early Start Health Visiting Team)                               0113 843 5683

 Leeds Domestic Violence Service                                                                                                 0113 246 0401

 Leeds Welfare Rights (Free, confidential, impartial advice and

support on a whole range of       0113 376 0452

welfare benefits)

Universal Credit Helpline                                                                                                                 0800 328 5644

 Leeds Housing Options                                                                                                                     0113 222 4412

 Citizens Advice Bureau (Free and independent information, advice, advocacy and            0113 281 6703


Social Care Duty and Advice Team                                                                                               0113 222 4403

Social Care Out of Hours Team                                                                                                       0113 240 9536

 Leeds Crisis Team / Mental Health Helpline (Supports adults experiencing a complex           0300 300 1485

mental health crisis)

 Leeds Welfare Support (Emergency food provisions through the local welfare support scheme)  0113 376 0330

 Step Change (Offer a wide range of practical debt solutions and services to suit every situation) 0800 138 1111

 Forward Leeds (Drug and Alcohol Service)                                                                       0113 887 2477





Click the link above to access the 'mindwell' website for lots of ideas, links and information on keeping well



Best beginnings in collaboration with Barnado's is providing free support to pregnant families and new parents struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic

Click the link above to see what is available to support you and your family 



Leeds annual baby week is taking place 9th-15th November 

Visit www.babyweek.co.uk  and https://www.babyweek.co.uk/babyweek2020

to see what is on offer online this time.



Half term support for meals for children eligible for Free school meals 

Please click here for an updated list of some business' and organisations who are offering free school meals during half term

Please do not struggle, if you feel you need support please call Jane at the Children's Centre on 0113 378 3090  (Mon26th-Thur 29th Oct) 




-Opening Times

Monday to Friday  8.30-4.30

Times may vary in school holidays 

Please call in, telephone 3783090 or

email childrenscentre@swinnowprimary.com

Services available at the centre

  • Family outreach referral
  • Signposting to Money Advice Services
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Credit Union
  • Pregnancy Birth and Beyond


The Swinnow Team 

Centre Manager – Claire Howells

Admin officers - Joanne Gummerson

Family Outreach Worker - Jane Maybank                  

Creche Workers and Volunteers -–      Dawn Harvey

Cleaner - Carrie-Anne Abbott

Headteacher - Becky Naylor


Useful Links

Pudsey cluster

The family information service

Citizens Advice

Step Change debt service

Direct Gov