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Harpenden Childrens's Centre

Harpenden Children's Centre is housed within Batford Nursery School on Holcroft Road, less than 10 minutes drive from Harpenden Town Centre. Welcome to our website. Please take time to browse through our pages which are packed with a wealth of information about both our centre and other local services for families and their children aged 0-5 years. Register with the children's centre and you will receive our regular e-newsletters and you be amongst the first to hear about new activities and opportunities organised by the centre. Download the registration from the Help and Support page. As part of the Government's Sure Start Programme Harpenden Children's Centre provides a number of core services Early Learning and Childcare and support for a childminder network Family support & information, drop-in groups, opportunities to access parenting classes and signposting to adult education Child and Family Health Services including post-natal services and child health specialists Links with job centre plus; information about employment, benefits, education and training Quick and easy access to wider services, information on local services and supporting families who need additional help in accessing services Within the Children's Centre, we have our Skylarks facility, offering affordable, flexible childcare for 3-5 year olds. Skylarks runs Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 6.00pm, with a maximum of 24 children per session. Read more about Skylarks using the Day Care link on the side panel.


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