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Sure Start Children's Centres

Sure Start Children’s Centres are a government programme, which aims to achieve better outcomes for children, parents/carers and families. Children’s Centres are places where children and their families can receive services, information and advice, services vary from centre to centre, but include:

  • Support for parents including advice on parenting, and access to specialist services for families
  • Child and family health services, ranging from health screening and health visitor services to breastfeeding support
  • Pregnancy testing service and free condoms

Your local Children’s Centres are open to families with children aged 0 – 5, who are resident in the district of Blaby or borough of Oadby Wigston. A team of Family Outreach Workers deliver a range of group sessions from the centres and do one to one with families who are vulnerable and most in need of additional support.

For further details on what is available please contact your nearest Children’s Centre, details as follows:

Huncote Sure Start Children’s Centre

Postal address:
c/o The Pavilion
Sportsfield Lane

Telephone: 0116 305 0306

Braunstone Town Sure Start Children’s Centre

Postal address:
Kingsway North
Braunstone Town


0116 305 4217

Countesthorpe Sure Start Children's Centre

Postal address:
Winchester Road

Telephone: 0116 305 5170

Wigston Magna Sure Start Children's Centre

Postal address:
Long Street
LE18 2AH

Telephone: 0116 305 5282

South Wigston Sure Start Children's Centre

Postal address:
The Bobbin Factory
South Leicestershire College
Blaby Road
South Wigston
LE18 4PH

Telephone: 0116 305 5039

E-mail contact for all centres: wigstonmagnacc@leics.gov.uk

Last updated 23 May 2023
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