We believe every family should have the support they need to develop and lead more fulfilling lives
Located on Jewell Road next to Jewell Academy, the children’s centre provides a range of activities and support for children and families who live in the Townsend, Throop and Muscliff area.
Regular sessions and groups include:
- Come Talk with Me/Language Support Group
- Ready Steady Go! To help you support your child to become ‘life ready’.
- Family Support Service
- Under One’s Group
- Play and Learn sessions
- Well Baby Health Clinic
- Breastfeeding Support Group
- Plus much more
Experienced staff are on hand to deal with queries. We can provide information, help and advice for parents and carers with regards to a range of subjects including:
- Family learning
- Returning to work
- Housing needs
- Special needs support services
Virtual Children’s Centre
Please click here for more information or contact us on the form below if you have questions.
Other Children’s Centres
Townsend Children’s Project
In a separate venue in the same area, YMCA Bournemouth’s Youth Department runs the Townsend Children’s Project, an exciting project designed for children aged 5-13 years old that’s based at Townsend Youth Centre.
The project engages young people in activities which create positive social relations within the community. You can find out more here
How You Can Help Us!
In 2018, our Family & Relationship
services supported over 1300
We welcome feedback regarding all of our facilities and services so please don’t hesitate to get in touch using the form below if you’d like to give us some feedback or make some suggestions.
The attached video shows the words that appeared most frequently in feedback from parents across a range of courses.