Balham Children's Centre
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, children's centres in Wandsworth have closed until have further notice.
Balham Children's Centre is a welcoming space where you and your child can have fun and learn.
For mums, dads and carers with their children aged 0-5.
At a Children’s Centre you can:
- make friends;
- learn to play creatively with your child;
- do things that can bring you closer with your child;
- improve your parenting skills;
- complete training courses which can help you back into the world of work;
- have fun knowing that your child is nearby and being properly cared for;
- attend groups for parents of special needs children or for young parents; and
- get support with family problems.
To use the centre you can drop in, though some activities may require booking. The activities are free.
A timetable of activities taking place at the Children’s Centre can be found in 'Downloads' section.
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.
- Stay and Play Under 1s at Balham will not start until 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
To register with a Children's Centre please fill in the registration form under 'Downloads' and return it to the Children's Centre.
Who to contact
- 020 8871 8866
Where to go
Balham Childrens Centre
72 Endlesham Road
- SW12 8JL
- Get directions
Buses: 155, 249, 315 and 355
Overground: Balham Children's Centre
- Age Ranges
- From 0 years to 5 years
To use the Children's Centre you can drop in, though some activities may require booking. The activities are free.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2020