Every Children’s Centre is intended to make life better for parents and children under five-years-old. Children’s Centres offer the following services:

  • family support and information, including parenting workshops and drop-in groups
  • health services and advice including support before and after the birth of a baby
  • access to specialist services, for example, speech and language therapy, midwifery support etc
  • home visiting to isolated families
  • activities for children, mothers,fathers and carers
  • learning opportunities for parents and advice on employment
  • childminding support groups
  • information and advice including benefit information
  • children with additional needs support groups

Children’s centres are open 9 am to 5 pm, 48 weeks of the year. Centres that offer childcare may open for longer.

Barnet is split into three localities, with activities provided across a range of Children's Centres.​

You can find details of all Children's Centres in Barnet on the Barnet website.