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Our Family Hubs

Search for a Family Hub near to your home and find out what support they provide for families.

Helping families thrive, achieve and flourish

Our Family Hubs are here for everyone to enjoy. Offering advice, help and sessions to support families within North Lincolnshire. Our services are free of charge and activities are inclusive to all children, young people and parents/ guardians.

We provide a range of family support and activities from early years activities, family health, parenting, money matters, training, craft activities, messy play, baby yoga and baby massage, sensory play and story times.

Pop in to any of the Family Hubs to find out more.

Graphic advertising the Family Hubs competition for 100 families to win 100 prizes.

Grand Spring Giveaway

100 prizes for 100 families in North Lincolnshire

Entries to this competition are now closed.

Terms and conditions

  • Prizes will be drawn at random and all winners will be notified by telephone and e-mail
  • All winners must visit one of our family hubs to their collect prize, no alternatives maybe given.

Entries are now closed and all winners will be asked to visit one of our family hubs to receive prizes in May 2024.

Thank you to all our local sponsors for these amazing prizes.

  • Family Bike voucher worth £550 (from e-revolution)
  • £100 Super Market vouchers
  • Normanby Hall Country Park family Season Passes
  • NL Active family active passes
  • NL active children’s party
  • Stick and splodge session vouchers for 20-21 Visual Arts Centre
  • 20-21 Visual Arts Gallery café vouchers
  • St Johns Market vouchers
  • Scunthorpe Theatre family tickets to the panto 2024
  • Book vouchers  (national book vouchers)
  • Go Ape vouchers for Normanby
  • Scunthorpe United family ticket to next season match
  • The Cookie People voucher/ or box of cookies
  • Vue cinema vouchers.

Family Hub near you

  • Ashby Family Hub, Collum Avenue, Ashby, Scunthorpe, DN16 2SZ
  • Barton Family Hub, Council Terrace, Barton Upon Humber, DN18 5AP
  • Brigg Family Hub, Grammar School Raod, Brigg, DN20 8AF
  • Epworth Family Hub, Birchfield Road, Epworth, DN9 1DL
  • West Street Family Hub, West Street, Scunthorpe, DN15 6HS

Email: Family.Hubs@northlincs.gov.uk        Tel: 01724 296500, option 1 to contact any of our Family Hubs.

To find out more about what is available near you please visit our Support for Children and Families page.

Make an enquiry

If you have a query about our Family Hubs you can complete our online form below or contact us on Family.Hubs@northlincs.gov.uk.

Help us improve our service

Please help us improve our services for you and your children. Let us know about your experiences at our Family Hubs by completing our short feedback form.

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What do our Family Hubs offer

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Free online courses – Solihull Approach

Parents, carers, grandparents, and teens have a variety of free online courses available to them.

Learn to understand a child’s development, right from pregnancy to postnatal and up to the age of 19 years and ways to support them and strengthen relationships.

There are courses for teens to understand their feelings and how their brain is developing, as well as for adults to gain an understanding of trauma and relationships.

Visit the In Our Place – North Lincolnshire website to view the full offer of online courses available.

Learn through play with the EasyPeasy app

EasyPeasy is a personalised parenting app that provides tailored tips and activity ideas for parents and children aged 0 to five.

It can help transform everyday moments into playful connections and build parenting confidence in supporting a child’s early development.

Visit the EasyPeasy website to view the full offer and download the app for free.

Find out what is happening in Family Hubs

The details of individual sessions, times and locations are available on LiveWell North Lincolnshire.

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Antenatal classes can help you to prepare for your baby’s birth and give you confidence and information. You will learn how to look after and feed your baby, stay healthy during pregnancy, make a birth plan, and meet new people.

You will be able to discuss your plans and worries with our health visitor team. These sessions are a good way to make friends with other parents who are expecting babies. Appointment only via the Health Visitors on 0800 0199951.

A wonderful bonding session for parents/guardian and baby.

Using lovingly rhythmic strokes to areas of babies’ body, massage offers a wonderful experience and special time to communicate with your baby. Benefits include reduced crying, longer sleep, relaxation, relief from pain and discomfort and aids development of body awareness and coordination.

Sessions are run in five week blocks and advance booking is required.

Baby massage and reflexology

Spending special 1-1 time with your baby can provide a great bonding experience. Baby massage and reflexology points and techniques can also stimulate all the systems within the body and help to bring the body into balance supporting overall development, health and wellness.

Learn baby sign language in a child-centred fun and motivating way.

Sessions are run in eight week blocks and advance booking is required.

A wonderful bonding session for parents/guardian and baby and is suitable for children aged eight weeks and above.

Sensory play, movement and songs to help your babies development.

Sessions are run in five week blocks and advance booking is required.

A great bonding time for babies and their parents/ guardian. Baby yoga helps with multiple areas of baby development whilst promoting relaxation for both baby and parent. It can help to build and strengthen communications from an early age. Sessions focus on gentle movements. Suitable for babies 8 weeks plus, and suitable until baby starts to crawl.

Contact your Family Hub to book your place.

Toddler book chatter, learn how sharing books, songs and rhymes can help your little one become a better talker, and improve their listening skills. Fun filled  session where you can enjoy time with your child and get ideas and activities to take home. Please book in advance by contacting us.

Weekly play sessions for babies & their parents/carers.

Baby’s First Friends groups are run by our community nursery nurses and are for non mobile babies.

The sessions are free to attend and no booking is required, just drop in. Suitable for babies age 1 and under.

A time to chat to other parents and guardians about parenting stories. Pre school children welcome.

Enjoy preparing healthy breakfast snacks, meet other parents and our family hub staff. Discuss difficulties or concerns you may have or gain skills and advice while meeting new people and sharing stories. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No booking required, just drop in.

Group sessions where parents can meet to share advice and experiences on breastfeeding. We aim to help breastfeeding parents to have the confidence and feel confident when breastfeeding.

No booking required, just drop in.

We offer debt advice and support for families within our family hubs.

Crosby Community Association will process referrals and offer benefit and debt advice within our family hub sessions.

Contact the Family Hubs to find out more.

Bedwetting is common in toddlers. It can be upsetting, but most children and young people will grow out of it. These sessions will offer tips and things you can do at home to help with bedwetting. Our friendly understanding staff are on hand .

Please book an appointment via our health visitors on 0800 0199951.

Suitable for all ages, to come along and enjoy themed activities and play opportunities with their parents/guardians.

Activities are carefully planned to support all areas of early years development. Parents can enjoy a safe place to interact with their children and meet other parents.

Family Hub staff are on hand to offer support and answer questions about child development and support any worries parents may have.

Weekly play sessions for children aged 0 to five years.

No booking required, just drop in.

Find out about the process and the lifelong support we’ll provide to you. Please speak to a staff member if you would like to attend.

Open to any woman who wishes to know more about domestic abuse.

It is a 12 week rolling programme, that is confidential and free and you don’t need to book to attend.

Each group has a facilitator who is fully trained with a deep understanding of the issues surrounding domestic abuse.

Call The Blue Door on 0800 197 4787 to find out more.

Play and cook session for children and parent/ carers. Each week we will learn how to cook some basic meals together. Children will be able to help prepare a range of healthy foods.
This is a weekly drop in session.

Within our family hubs, regular health and development reviews take place to support you and your baby. Our health visitors are available to make sure their development is on track. A great way to ask questions and talk about any concerns you may have within our hubs.

Please book an appointment via our health visitors on 0800 0199951. Sessions currently run at West Street Family Hub.

A holistic maternal healthy weight programme for mums to be.

Being overweight increases the chance of complications for you and your baby. Eating healthy and doing regular exercise such as walking and swimming can help.

Within our Family Hubs we offer free maternity weight management sessions to help you stay healthy during pregnancy.

If you would like to attend please contact the Health Visitor team 0800 0199951.

This new supportive community group aims to promote positive parenting for men. These groups provide new dads with the support and connection they need during the early stages of fatherhood. Drop in session.

A messy play session for young children to enjoy and experience different materials and creative play. Ideal for ages 6 months plus. Drop in session.

Aimed to provide specialist care and treatment for moms with their babies when they are suffering with their mental health.

Maternity weight management
Development group
Antenatal workshop
Time to talk
We are with you
Enuresis clinic
The girl I want to be

Contact your family hub for more details.

Helps children with a range of Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Would you like to know more about your introducing your baby to solid foods?

Contact Family Hubs to book. We offer sessions in person and online

A time to chat to other parents and guardians about parenting stories. Pre school children welcome.

Enjoy a cuppa, meet other parents and our family hub staff. Discuss difficulties or concerns you may have or gain skills and advice while meeting new people and sharing stories. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

No booking required, just drop in.

This eight week course is about building self-esteem and confidence in girls. We focus on the impact of media and other’s opinions and how this effects the way we feel, dress, present and act and learn to appreciate we are all individual and eventually/hopefully become The Girl I Want To Be.

Aimed at children 12 months to 3 years.

Toddler Time is a brand new toddler session which will focus on observing and exploring children’s patterns of play.

Do you find yourself asking the question, ‘Why is he/she doing this? Then this brand new course is for you and your little one.

Toddler Time offers the perfect development structured play sessions. Courses run in five week blocks, please book in advance. Focussing on observing and exploring children’s patterns of play, using everyday objects and simple resources. Includes songs and rhymes and a story.

Incorporating elements of PEEP.

Gain knowledge, skills and confidence to support your parenting.

Book in advance, please contact Ashby Community Centre – 01724 860161.

Or if you would like to attend sessions at West Street Family Hub please contact 01724 296500 option 1 or family.hubs@northlincs.gov.uk or for more details visit the inourplace website.

Are you worried about yourself or a loved one’s alcohol or drug use?

Want to know what support is available locally?

Contact 01724 857633 to find out more.

An opportunity for young parents to come together, meet new people and gain support and advice from our experienced family workers. Just turn up.

Ashby Youth Club provide a wide range of activities for young people aged 10-16years (School years 6-11). Activities include table football, Nintendo Switch, craft, puzzles, cooking and many more. The youth centre also provides a chill area for young people to hang out, listen to music and chat. Our trained and experienced youth workers are able to support young people with social and personal developmental skills this has previously included supporting young people with homework.

Contact

Family.Hubs@northlincs.gov.uk

Tel: 01724 296500, option 1 to contact any of our Family Hubs.