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Branksome Children's Centre

All families with under 5's are welcome at our centres, we offer friendly, helpful and non-judgemental advice and guidance as well as a wide variety of groups and activities to support parents and carers to have a healthy family life:

  • Family support and health services (including health visitors and midwives)
  • Ante natal clinics - by appointment
  • Opportunities to meet other parents
  • Information and advice for parents
  • Inclusive support for children and families with special educational needs
  • Access to volunteering opportunities
  • Parenting groups
  • Nappy Bank

Look at our groups and activity leaflet as well as our timetables for the best time for you to visit and see for yourself...

What our families say about us ...

"The Children's Centres helped my son to be ready for school because he was able to mix with other children."

"The Children's Centres are my saviour, I don't know what I'd do without them."


Branksome Children's Centre
350, Poole Road
BH12 1AW
01202 261540
Contact Name
Jessica Lanham
Contact Position
Centre Manager
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Times Available:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
All Year Round
From 0 years  0 months to 5 years  0 months.
This Service is Free.
Booking Information:
Some activities may require booking, please contact the Children's Centre for more details.
Referral Criteria:
Via Social Services
Via GP or other health professional
Self Referral
Referral Procedure:
If self referral please contact by telephone, e-mail or in person
Languages Spoken:
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
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