Support for Families With Children

Children and Family Centres Alternative Services



Domestic Violence Courses

For Adults and Young People

Peer support Drop in’s

Healthy Relationships &  In house courses at some centres

MK Act

1-1 Therapeutic Life Coaching

Family centres

Food Bank Vouchers and Serving centre

Food Bank

Credit Union sign up

Swan Credit Union

Employment Advisor

All centres dedicated Employment Advisor

NEP and Regeneration

Health Professionals on site


Welfare Advisors

Some Parish Councils

Youth Groups

Autism Youth Group

Young People’s cooking groups

Young Peoples Mental Health

MKC and some Parish Councils

(In Family centres)

Smile ( Youth Service)

YIS ( Moorlands centre)

Mental Health Groups

Smile ( through CLMK)

Mind Courses

Adult Education courses


Distance Learning Courses

MK College and OU

Make Lunch ( Free lunch for families during school holidays at venues across the city)

St Marks Church ( 1 in 5 Charity)

Contact Pebbles and Hedgerows for further information

Holiday Play schemes

In house – Some Family centres

Henry ( Obesity Programme)


In house


Café facilities

Hedgerows and Rowans Family centres



All centres

Camhs Screening

Family centres only

Compass sessions

Family centres and signposting at Children centres

Sensory Rooms

All centres

Why Weight ( Adult Weight loss service)


Some centres

Pregnancy testing, C Card and some sexual health support

Family centres only

Contact Visits

All centres

Home Visits/ Family support

Drop in any time support

All centres

Esol Classes

Some centres

Infant Resuscitation

Some Family centres

Bottle to Cup exchange

Toothbrush exchange

Oral Health

Safeguarding  Support

All centres

Budgeting Courses


 (From November - January)

Baby Massage for attachment

Family centres and some children centres

Healthy Lifestyles – Multi cultural aerobic and mild mental health support group – women only

Hedgerows Family centre

Daisychain and Rowans family centre – starting in January

Benefits advice – on request

Strengthening Families

Woughton Community council

Young parents groups

All Family centres