More Information, leaflets and advice can be found at the Children’s Centre Reception. We have many leaflets and information on display at the Children’s Centre which are available for all families to take. Feel free to drop-in during our opening hours to have a look through. All leaflets/magazines at the Centre are free for families to take.


NOTE: Walton Children’s Centre makes every effort to ensure that web links provide relevant and up-to-date information but is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Surrey Family Information Service - Childcare Finder                                                                                              Tel: 0845 011 777
Childcare - Are you looking for childcare in your area?
Click on the logo to the right to go straight to the Childcare Finder. Here you will be able to find local nurseries, pre-schools, holiday clubs, childminders, FEET funded nurseries and much more.

All families with children and young people aged 0-19 years old (up to 25 years old for young people with a disability or special educational need) can use our free, impartial information service. You can also call them to find local childcare.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/fis                                   Email: [email protected]





















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Address: Sandy Lane, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2EQ

Tel: 01932 229313        Email: [email protected]


Opening Hours: Monday to Friday

(8.30am-4.00pm)
Closed on all UK Bank Holidays

Links to Local Services

Grovelands Primary School                                                                                

Address: Terrace Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2EB

Tel: 01932 227816            Email: [email protected]         Website: www.grovelands.surrey.sch.uk


Walton Oak School

Address: Ambleside Avenue, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 3LN

Tel: 01932 259604            Email: [email protected]                   Website: www.oak.surrey.sch.uk


Ashley C of E Primary School                                                                      

Address: Ashley Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1HX

Tel: 01932 227695            Email: [email protected]                 Website: www.ashleyschool.org.uk

Local Schools

Childcare

Health

Breastfeeding
Read about the benefits of Breastfeeding provided by NHS.

Website: www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/Pages/benefits-breastfeeding.aspx  


Change 4 Life
Loads of tips and help to make changes for a healthier future?

Website: www.nhs.uk/change4life   


Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT)
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

Website: www.capt.org.uk                                  


Emotional Health
The First Steps service is for anyone aged 18 years or above who is looking to take the first steps to improve mental well-being.

Website: www.firststeps-surrey.nhs.uk


Health Visitors
The information on this website has been compiled and written by a team of qualified, professional health visitors in, what we hope you will find, a user-friendly and easy-to-understand way.

Website: www.healthvisitors.com/hv/1


IESO - Online Therapy provided on behalf of NHS
Free online talking therapy in Surrey - helps with anxiety, depression (including post-natal depression), fears and phobias, panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social anxiety and shyness. You can self-refer today or talk to your GP.

Website: www.iesohealth.com/surrey

Parent Support

Citizens Advice Bureau                                                                                                 (Walton on Thames Branch) Tel: 01932 248660
The Citizens Advice Service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. Please contact the Reception at the Children’s Centre, if you are having difficulty contacting the Walton Branch.

Address: Walton Branch, Elm Grove, Hersham Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1LH

Website: http://www.waltoncab.org.uk/


Contact a Family                                                                                                                                                                Tel: 0808 808 3555
Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children.

We provide information, advice and support. We bring families together so they can support each other. We campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk


Families Matter                                                                                                                                                                 Tel: 079 5535 1052
A local project to support families with children aged 5-13yrs in Walton-on-Thames. They offer support groups and parenting courses as well as one to one Befriending service. A parent support cafe runs at the Cromwell Centre every other Tuesday.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FamiliesMatterWalton

Email: [email protected]      


Gingerbread - Charity for single parents                                                                                                                      Tel: 0808 802 0925
Expert information and advice for single parents, covering a wide range of issues such as expert help with benefits, money advice, advice on starting work and much more.

Website: http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/


Surrey SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SSIASS)                                                                            Tel: 01737 737 300

We provide confidential, impartial and independent information, advice and support for young people and parents/carers of children and with special educational needs or a disability (SEND) aged 0 to 25.

Website: www.sendadvicesurrey.org.uk/                             Email: [email protected]


Walton Charity                                                                                                                                                                   Tel: 01932 220242

A charity who aims to improve the lives of people living in the ancient parish of Walton on Thames and the wider Borough of Elmbridge. They provide various grants for individuals and organisations.

Website: www.waltoncharity.org.uk/

Employment and Training

Jobcentre Plus                                                                                                                                                                    Tel: 0845 604 3719
To search for a job advertised on Jobcentre Plus, please click here.

Alternatively if you require advice from Jobcentre Plus, please contact them on the contact number above. The Children’s Centre has a board of all incoming job adverts sent through to us from Jobcentre Plus which is available in the Children’s Centre Reception.

Local Jobcentre Plus branch: Weybridge, Fortune House, 7-13 Monument Hill, Weybridge, KT13 8RX


National Careers Service                                                                                                                                                    Tel: 0800 100 900

- Help to choose or change career
- Skills tests, course search, job search advice
- Personalised help from careers advisers

Website: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Finance

Tax Credits                                                                                                                                                                   

Information about Tax credits.

Website: www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/tax-credits


Benefits Calculator                  

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  1. -what benefits you could get

  2. -how to claim

  3. -how your benefits will be affected if you start work

These are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service.                                                                                                              

Website: https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators

OUR VISION

‘We empower our families to be valued and have a voice within the community.’

OUR MOTTO

Inform, Support, Empower, Excel

I SEE A POSITIVE FUTURE