Franciscan Children's Centre
Children's Centres provide a welcoming space where you and your child can have fun and learn.
For mums, dads and carers with their children aged 0-5.
The benefits of attending a Children’s Centre include:
- you can make friends
- you can learn to play creatively with your child
- doing things with your child can bring you closer
- you can improve your parenting skills
- training courses can help you back into the world of work
- you can get support with family issues
To use the centre, you can drop in, some activities may require booking. The activities are free. A list of activities taking place at the Children’s Centre can be found below.
To register with a Chlidren's Centre please fill in the registration form under 'Downloads' and return it to the Children's Centre.
Please note the following changes to the spring timetable:
All Family Music Time Sessions have been cancelled
- The first session Stay Play and Learn is at Hillbrook and NOT Balham. This session starts on Monday 13th January.
- 10am Fantastic Two’s at Franciscan has been cancelled this term. Please contact Hillbrook Children's Centre if you are eligible for two-year-old funding and would like to attend their session on Tuesdays: 10am - 11:30am
- 1.30pm Stay Play and Learn at Fayland is no longer available.
- 1.30pm Developmental Reviews at Fayland are no longer available.
- 12pm-3pm at Fayland a Parenting Group will be available – Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities – Please contact the Children’s Centre Team for details
- 3.30pm Behaviour Advice is at Balham Children’s Centre and NOT Nightingale Square
- 9.30am ESOL is at Fayland and NOT Franciscan
- 12pm Meet the Psychologists is at Franciscan and NOT Fayland
- 12.45pm ESOL is at Franciscan and NOT Fayland
- 10am Fantastic Twos at Balham will not take place. The session will now be on a Friday afternoon 1.30pm-2.45pm
- 9.30am Teaching Assistant Course is no longer available
Who to contact
- 020 8871 8866
Where to go
- Franciscan Children's Centre
221, Franciscan Road
- SW17 8HQ
- Get directions
Buses: 155, 219, 249, 319 and 355 Underground: Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway Overground: Tooting
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Monday - Friday. Please call the centre between 9am and 4pm for times of activities.
- Session Information
Please note that the centre is closed between 12noon - 1pm and will not be available for calls etc.
To use the Children's Centre you can drop in, though some activities may require booking. The activities are free.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2020