Children's Centres

Children's centres provide advice and support for parents and carers. Their services are available to you from pregnancy right through to when your child goes into reception class at primary school. The centres offer a wide range of services to meet you and your child's needs, all in one place, including: •Your child can make friends and learn as they play •You can get professional advice on health and family matters, learn about training and job opportunities •You can socialise with other people

Check the bottom of the page for upcoming events.

Southwark Council. 2017. Southwark [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 30 January 2018].

Chatter Time! :

A play session for children under 5 years with the Speech & language Therapist.

All Sessions are Run TERM TIME ONLY click for the schedule: Chattertime! 2019 (pdf, 270kb) 

A Guide to your Community Family Support Worker

Borough Bankside and Walworth

A Guide to your Community Family Worker (pdf, 379kb) click here for further information

1st Place Children and Parents’ Centre

12 Chumleigh Street, Burgess Park

London SE5 0RN

020 77408070

What to do if you need our support:

  • You can pop in and speak to a member of staff at the 1st Place Children and Parents’ Centre.

  • You can telephone us.

  • You can email us.

We look forward to hearing from you and our team will be happy to help.

Advice and Support Session

B & R Children Centre’s have started running weekly Advice Sessions which take place on Tuesdays at Kintore Way Nursery School at 97- 102 Grange Road, London SE1 3BW.

Come and get advice and support from our Community Family Workers on a number of topics, please note this service is specifically for parents with children 0-5 years. 

The session will run from 9am – 12pm and for 20 minute slots. Booking is recommended, however drop ins are also welcome on a first come first served basis.

Please click here for further information: B&R Advice and Support Sessions 2019 (pdf, 240kb)

Bermondsey & Rotherhithe:

Summer Family Fun day 29 July 2019- All families with children under 7 welcome!

Click here for further information B&R Family Fun Day 2019 (pdf, 23kb) 

B&R Summer Timetable 2019 (pdf, 132kb)

Bankside & Walworth:

1st place Courses & Services April-July 2019 (pdf, 250kb)

1st place Stay & Play April-July 2019 (pdf, 354kb)

Camberwell & Dulwich:

Southwark Children & Family Centres- click for more information

Peckham, Nunhead & Peckham Rye:

Peckham, Nunhead & Peckham Rye Timetable from Jan 2019 (pdf, 622kb)